Vision Source team dedicated to “Excellence in Eye Care”
In June, 2007, Dr. Robert Janot assumed full ownership and operation of the Vision Clinic located on Maplewood Drive in Sulphur, which is now Dr. Robert Janot – Vision Source. Dr. Janot’s Vision Source team features a staff committed to providing “Excellence in Eye Care”. They have been providing eyecare in SWLA for over 30 years. In August, 2016, Dr. J. Madison Hayes joined Dr. Janot as a full time Optometric Physician.
Meet our doctors:
Robert C. Janot, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Diplomate, American Board of Optometry
Dr. Robert C. Janot, originally from Eunice, Louisiana, is a 1983 graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry. A therapeutically certified optometrist, Dr. Janot has passed all examinations given by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. In January, 2014, he passed the American Board of Optometry Board Certification Examination, earning him the title, Diplomate, American Board of Optometry. Dr. Janot is an Adjunct Professor with the University of Houston College of Optometry. He is a member of the Optometry Association of Louisiana, the American Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association Contact Lens and Cornea Section, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Janot serves as the Optometry Association of Louisiana’s co-chairman for coordinating continuing medical education for all of the state’s optometrists, a position he has held since 1993.
In June, 2014, Dr. Janot was honored with the highest award bestowed on a Louisiana Optometrist, the James D. Sandefur Distinguished Service Award. This award honors an optometrist who has demonstrated tremendous commitment and outstanding service, over a significant period of time, to the Optometry Association of Louisiana, the profession of optometry in this state, and/or to the eye health and visual welfare of the citizens of Louisiana. In 2008, he was named Louisiana’s “Optometrist of the Year” making this the 4th time he has received the honor from his peers since 1989. Dr. Janot is a past president of the Optometry Association of Louisiana, and served as chairman of the Past President’s Council from 2010-2014. He is also a Past President of the Southwest Louisiana Optometric Society and a past trustee to the Southern Council of Optometrists. He specializes in Optometric Surgery, Optometric Medicine and Contact Lenses.
Dr. Janot & his wife, Becky, own and operate the Sulphur Vision Source office. They are active members of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sulphur. Their children are Dr. Adam Janot (& wife, Hillary), who is an Ophthalmologist in Retinal Fellowship at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Emily Porche’ (& husband, Cody), who is Events Coordinator at the Burton Complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and Kayla Ogea, who completed her Medical Assistant degree at Unitech Academy and works as a medical assistant in Jennings, LA. They are blessed with a beautiful grand daughter, Elizabeth (Libby) Janot, born April 18, 2016 (to parents Dr. Adam & Hillary Janot).
Dr. J. Madison Wall-Hayes
Dr. Madison Wall-Hayes is a 2016 graduate of the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She is a 2011 graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a B.S. in biology. Dr. Hayes scored well above average on her Optometry Admissions Test and was invited to 5 different optometry colleges throughout the U.S., choosing the prestigious Southern College of Optometry.
Dr. Hayes was a patient of Dr. Janot’s, long before her interest in optometry as a career. Additionally, she worked with Dr. Janot for several years, beginning in June, 2009. Dr. Hayes has gained much patient care experience from her time at Dr. Janot’s Vision Source which will greatly serve her as an Optometrist. Dr. Hayes is the daughter of Dr. Pete & Mary Jo Bayles of DeQuincy, Louisiana, and is active in the Junior League. She is a member of the Optometry Association of Louisiana and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Hayes is an Adjunct Professor with the University of Houston College of Optometry. She specializes in Optometric Surgery, Optometric Medicine and Contact Lenses. She is married to Shawn Hayes who works in the Calcasieu Parish School System.