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Doctor & Staff

Meet our experienced doctor and staff who make Bonsett-Veal Vision Source the leading provider of vision care products and services in Madison.

John Bonsett-Veal, O.D.

Dr. John

Dr. Bonsett-Veal received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences from the Indiana University in 1975 and his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1980 from the Indiana University School of Optometry. He has taken extensive courses in Excimer Laser Technology and Techniques at Northeastern State University College of Optometry. He is certified to use Diagnostic and Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents for Examination and Foreign Body Removal from the eye. In 1999 Dr. Bonsett-Veal received the Wisconsin Optometric Association Optometrist of the Year Award. He is also a member of the American Optometric Association and served as President of the Wisconsin Optometric Association. Dr. Bonsett-Veal’s special clinical skills include:

  • Fitting gas permeable and soft contact lenses
  • Fitting specialty toric and bifocal contact lenses
  • Pediatric eye care
  • Treatment of diseases of the eye
  • Foreign body removal from the eyes and eyelids
  • Cataract surgery co-management
  • Refractive surgery co-management
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy

Dr. Bonsett-Veal has been a past member of the Lions Club and Leadership Wisconsin and present member of the Downtown Madison Rotary Club. His areas of personal interest are his Family, Church, Theater, Motorcycling, Photography, International Studies and Woodworking.

Jacob Bonsett-Veal

Jacob graduated from the University of Wisconsin Platteville with a degree in Health and Human Performance with an emphasis in Health Promotion.  As an optician and lab technician, he enjoys the science and precision of new technologies, instruments and lens edging.

Deb Skubal


Debbie has extensive administrative knowledge from previous work with the Madison School District.  She manages office finances and accounts and runs a Golf Promotions business.

Lara Ligocki

A graduate from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Lara coordinates patient care and communications as well as working in optical.  She enjoys photography and traveling in her free time.