Eye health & vision Care

About Us

Eye health & vision Care

About Us

Overland Optical Family Eye Care is an independent, family-owned, local practice in Overland and St. Charles, MO. We live, work in, and support our local communities. We are committed to providing exceptional eye care and quality eyewear. At Overland Optical Family Eye Care, we continue to exceed your expectations since 1984.

Our Mission

The doctors and staff of Overland Optical Family Eye Care celebrate the miracle that is vision and recognize that your eyesight is precious beyond measure. Our mission is to provide extraordinary eye care with leading-edge technology and premium products. Our teamwork and passion are built on service and focused on you. We emphasize preventative care and education that supports a lifetime of eye health and great vision.

Meet our Doctors

Our skilled St. Louis and St. Charles optometrists are dedicated to enhancing your quality of life through improved vision and eye health. They provide a range of eye care services, including routine eye exams, contact lens exams, pediatric eye care, dry eye treatment, and more.  

Sara Schmitz, O. D.

Born and raised in Southern Illinois, Dr. Sara Schmitz earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry at 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 enjoys providing all her patients with a personalized experience and examination to match each one of their unique eye care needs.  

With over 15 years of clinical experience practicing full-scope Optometry, Dr. Schmitz ensures that patients receive the highest level of eye care possible.  She provides comprehensive eye exams for the whole family; including prescribing glasses, contact lenses, specialty contact lenses, but also performing diabetic eye exams, and assessing and treating eye conditions such as glaucoma, dry eye, ocular allergies, macular degeneration, and eye emergencies.

More about Dr. Schmitz

During her spare time, Dr. Schmitz loves traveling, especially anywhere near the ocean, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and two fur babies. Dr. Schmitz and her family are big fans of all the St. Louis sports teams and enjoy cheering on the Cardinals and most especially, the Blues! She actively contributes to her community, particularly by supporting schools, animal shelters, Foundation Fighting Blindness, and St. Jude’s, among other organizations.

Dr. Schmitz is currently a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), Missouri Optometric Association (MOA), the St. Louis Optometric Society (SLOS), and the Heart of America.


Molly Huck Lamprecht, O. D.

Dr. Molly Lamprecht grew up in the small town of Ste. Genevieve, MO, just an hour south of St. Louis. Earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia (MIZ!), Dr. Lamprecht received her Bachelor of Biological Sciences with a minor in Business Administration. She earned her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and enjoys all aspects of optometry, including primary eye care and pediatric and geriatric optometry, with a special interest in contact lens fitting and ocular disease management.

Dr. Lamprecht enjoys reading, gardening, and house plants; she loves spending time with her husband and taking walks with their golden retriever or playing with her cats, Louie and Milo. Having just purchased their first home, Dr. Lamprecht and her husband have been quite busy, but when able enjoy snow skiing in Colorado and boating, especially at Bull Shoals Lake.

More about Dr. Lamprecht

• University of Missouri – Columbia, BA Biological Sciences, 2017
• University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry, 2021

• National Board of Examiners in Optometry, 2021

• American Optometric Association
• Missouri Optometric Association
• Saint Louis Optometric Society

Meet our Team



Executive Assistant

Overland Office Manager

Lab Manager

St. Charles Office Manager

Optical Expert

Front Desk Manager

Front Desk Coordinator, Medical Assistant – Technician

Optical Expert

Optical Expert

Russ, Owner

Terri, Co-Owner

Christine, Executive Assistant

Michelle, Overland Office Manager

Rob, Lab Manager

Janel, St. Charles Office Manager

Julia, Optical Expert

Marcy, Front Desk Manager

Julie, Front Desk Coordinator, Medical Assistant – Technician

Katie, Optical Expert

Stacy, Optical Expert