Discover Vision Centers Observes 40th Anniversary

KANSAS CITY, MO – Discover Vision Centers celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2013. The local company has grown into one of the largest eye care providers in the United States today. As a homegrown Kansas City business, Discover Vision began in 1973 with 1 doctor and 5 staff members. The company now has eight locations, more than 30 Ophthalmologists and Optometrists, and over 250 employees. Discover Vision collectively sees more than 800 patients each day. Kansas eye centers are located in Leawood, Olathe and the Legends. Missouri eye centers are located in Independence, Blue Springs, Lee’s Summit, Kansas City North, and Harrisonville.

Discover Vision Centers also boasts three LASIK refractive surgery centers and two ambulatory surgery centers. Several of their physicians serve as FDA investigators for new technology and treatments. This means that Discover Vision Centers’ patients are often the first to receive the newest treatments available. All Discover Vision Centers have Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and Optical shops working together all under one roof, resulting in convenient, one-stop shopping for their customers. Discover Vision’s Ophthalmologists take care of all surgical needs, Optometrists handle routine eye care needs, as well as eye disease consultation and management, and the optical shops fit patients for their glasses prescriptions. The Discover Vision Center O³ model brings a high level of eye care services to the Kansas City Metropolitan area.

When asked about what sets Discover Vision Centers apart from its competitors, CEO, Mike Wyrick stated, “Our practice has a wide range of eye care specialists. We take care of eye care needs for the entire family, from grandchildren to grandparents. Making a commitment to provide lifetime care to our community has helped Discover Vision Centers to enjoy success for more than four decades.”

Discover Vision Centers has been serving patients in the Kansas City area since 1973. For more information about the company, visit its website at

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