A Letter From Your Optometrists

You deserve the ultimate eye care experience. The goals you have for your vision, eye health and eyewear are unique and important. And the eye doctors of Lees Summit are committed to providing residents of Lee’s Summit and our neighboring communities exceptional comprehensive optometric eye care in a warm, caring and relaxing environment.

It is a very exciting time for all of us! Never before has our practice been able to offer so much to our patients, both functionally and cosmetically. Whether you desire general eye care, medical eye care, contact lenses or eyewear that meets your demands, our advanced education and technology can create both clarity and beauty for your vision.

Your satisfaction is our goal and if there is ever anything we can do to make your appointment more comfortable, please let us know. Your eyecare team at Eyecare Associates of Lee’s Summit will make every effort to accommodate you.

We appreciate your trust and look forward to meeting you!


Doug Herriott, O.D.

Dr. Doug Herriott has enjoyed serving the Lees Summit community for almost 3 decades. He enjoys the interactions with patients while providing the best care possible. He was involved for many years in education as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas Dept of Ophthalmology and as an Adjunct Clinical Professor for Michigan Collage of Optometry. This love of teaching shows in the ways he explains and educates even the most complex problems and options to patients in terms they can understand.
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Mark Herriott, O.D.

Dr. Mark Herriott has been practicing Optometry since 1986. He attended the University of South Dakota before earning his Doctor of Optometry from the the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California. He enjoys a “family” approach to practice, where needs are addressed with the same care and concern given to a member of his family.
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Laura Nennig, O.D.

While Dr. Nennig was in training with Michigan College of Optometry she spent part of her last year as an extern at our Lee’s Summit office. Originally from Wisconsin she fell in love with the Kansas City area during that time and jumped at the opportunity to move back.
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Miriam Anderson, O.D.

Dr. Miriam Anderson grew up in Kansas City, Missouri attending Hickman Mills High School. She attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota for her undergraduate work. The University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry was where she completed her Doctorate of Optometry. She has been with Eyecare Associates since 2000.
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Alyssa Sherwood

Dr. Sherwood grew up in Pleasant Hill, MO. She attended the University of Missouri — Columbia before earning her Doctorate of Optometry at the University of Missouri — St. Louis. During her optometric rotations, she developed special interest in ocular disease, specialty contact lenses, and pediatrics.
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Melanie Deitch

Dr. Melanie Deitch joined Eyecare Associates of Osawatomie in 2020. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston School of Optometry in 2018 where she received advanced training in dry eyes, cataract surgery co-management, and glaucoma treatment.
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