Our Eye Doctors
Dr. Sara Schmitz, O.D.
Dr. Phil Lueckenhoff, O.D.
Dr. Nicole Wilson, O.D.
Born and raised in Southern Illinois, Dr. Sara Schmitz completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry at the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and 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 and has a special interest in primary care optometry, with an emphasis on ocular disease. This includes prescribing eyeglasses and fitting contact lenses as well as the treatment of ocular allergies, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. She also specializes in foreign body removal and surgery co-management. Dr. Schmitz is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Missouri Optometric Association, the St. Louis Optometric Society, and the Heart of America Contact Lens Society.
Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, BA Chemistry, 2001
University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry, 2005
National Board of Examiners in Optometry, 2005
American Optometric Association
Missouri Optometric Association
Saint Louis Optometric Society
Heart of America Contact Lens Society
Dr. Phil Lueckenhoff grew up in Northeast Missouri and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at Truman State University and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry. During optometry school, he served as Vice President for his Honor Society, Beta Sigma Capa. Dr. Lueckenhoff has been part of our team at Overland Optical Family Eye Care since 2011, first as a technician and, since earning his doctor’s license, as a warm and professional optometrist at our St. Charles office. Our staff calls him Dr. Phil, and he enjoys primary care optometry and specializes in contact lenses. Dr. Phil enjoys caring for all patients and answering any questions.
In his spare time, Dr. Phil plays guitar and golf, loves BBQ, and he and his lovely wife enjoy Cardinals and Blues games and cherish their family time with their young son & daughter.
University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry
Dr. Nicole Wilson is our newest addition to our team of doctors at Overland Optical Family Eye Care. She provides quality eye exams, contact lens fittings, and ocular disease management in a caring, efficient manner to help her patients achieve optimal health.
Graduating from SIU-Carbondale with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with a Biomedical Emphasis, she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Missouri, Saint Louis College of Optometry. Dr. Wilson believes every patient deserves the highest quality eye health exam and treatment. Regarding ocular disease, she individualizes care plans to fit her patients’ lifestyles to help them maintain good vision for life.
Dr. Wilson and her husband moved to the St. Charles, MO area recently from Southern Illinois. Having worked in family eyecare practices for nearly ten years, she strives to provide personal and individual care. Dr. Wilson’s experience includes both opticianry and optometry, a strong plus in relating to patients. She was awarded Outstanding Philanthropic Service Initiative Award in 2011 for her community service through Unite for Sight, and she has traveled across Ghana, Africa serving on eyecare missions.
In her spare time, Dr. Wilson competes on a recreational sand volleyball team and enjoys hiking with her husband and her two dogs.
With 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.
Our eye doctors look forward to seeing you!