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Our Eye Doctors

Dr_Sara_and_Dr_Phil-1500x1000With first-rate skill and years of experience, our team of professional optometrists at Overland Optical Family Eye Care offers leading eye care services to patients in the St. Louis and St. Charles areas. From complete eye health and vision evaluations to fitting you with attractive, designer frames or contact lenses, we are proud to have served local families for over 35 years.

Our focus is on your eyes. At Overland Optical Family Eye Care, we welcome you into our modern clinic, equipped with advanced diagnostic technology and a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Our eye doctors will consult with you in our offices in St. Louis County, MO, examine your vision and ocular health and listen closely to your visual expectations. For vision correction, we will prescribe the most suitable eyewear to provide sharp eyesight and maintain your quality of life. If you are diagnosed with an eye disease, we will help monitor and manage it in order to prevent future vision loss. We treat each patient, new and returning, as a unique individual who deserves our personal attention for the best eye care possible.

Please call us at Overland Optical Family Eye Care to reserve an appointment with our eye doctors. We also invite you to stop in anytime to browse through our collection of quality eyeglasses and premium, fashionable sunglasses.

Introducing our eye doctors, who all look forward to seeing you:


Sara Schmitz, O.D.

Dr. Sara Schmitz grew up in Southern Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry.

Dr. Schmitz joined Overland Optical Family Eye Care in 2007. She has a special interest in primary care optometry, with an emphasis in ocular disease. This includes fitting contact lenses and prescribing eyeglasses, as well as the treatment and management of dry eye syndrome, ocular allergies, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She also specializes in foreign body removal, specialty contact lenses and surgery co-management.

Dr. Schmitz is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Missouri Optometric Association, the Saint Louis Optometric Society, and the Heart of America Contact Lens Society.

In her free time, Dr. Schmitz enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She and her family are big fans of all the St. Louis sports teams and enjoy cheering on the Cardinals, Blues and Rams.

Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, BA Chemistry, 2001
University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry, 2005

Board Certification
National Board of Examiners in Optometry, 2005

Professional Affiliations
American Optometric Association
Missouri Optometric Association
Saint Louis Optometric Society
Heart of America Contact Lens Society


Dr. Phil Lueckenhoff