Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Source – Dr. Dan Host the leading provider of vision care products and services in Huntington.
Dan R. Host, O.D. – President and Founder
Dr. Host is a member of the Northeast Indiana Optometric Society, the Indiana Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, and Vision Source.
He received a B.S. in Optometry in May, 1975, from Indiana University and his Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree in May, 1977, from the Indiana University School of Optometry.
After graduating from optometry school Dr. Host spent two years as an optometry officer in the Medical Service Corps of the United States Navy at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Host and his wife, Nancy, have lived in Huntington since June, 1979. They have two children. Son, Brian, and Brian’s wife, Becky, and their two sons, Eli and Silas, and three daughters, Evie, Sadie, and Eila live in Lexington, KY, where Brian is a pharmacist.
Dr. Host’s daughter, Amy, and her husband, Michael, live in Noblesville. Amy and Michael both work in marketing and advertising. They have two daughters, Charlotte.
Besides spending time with his family, Dr. Host, an avid Indiana University sports fan, also,
enjoys golf and wood working. He is a member of the Optimist club of Huntington, where he is a past president and two time Optimist of the Year. Dr. Host has also served on the Board of Directors and has been President of the Board of Directors of the Parkview Boys and Girls Clubs of Huntington County and Junior Achievement of Huntington.