About Summit Eye Center


Front Desk SEC 1Our staff members not only bring years of experience, but make sure each of our patients receive personalized care for the best outcome. We routinely work with local eyecare specialists to ensure we’re providing the best seamless care for all of our patients. We continue to utilize the newest and most advanced techniques.Our practice was established in 2005 and has been a part of the Lee’s Summit neighborhood ever since. Dr. Kevin Skelsey lives in the Lee’s Summit community and has 14 years of experience in providing the highest-quality eye care to patients. As our practice has expanded, we have been able to grow in space, staff, and treatment options while still maintaining a personable eye experience to each and every one of our patients.

We look forward to assisting you with your eye care needs! Call us today at (816) 246-2111 to schedule your appointment.

Meet Our Doctors

Kevin Skelsey

Dr. Kevin R. Skelsey, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Skelsey completed his 8 years of medical education in Dallas, Texas.  He attended medical school at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and completed an internship in internal medicine at Presbyterian Hospital prior to starting his ophthalmology training.  While in medical school, he served as a student teacher in Anatomy and Cellular Biology.  During his studies at Trinity University, Dr. Skelsey graduated Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.  Dr. Skelsey received his ophthalmology training at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

As board certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Skelsey is a member of several professional organizations including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, and American College of Surgeons.

He was past president of the Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and attends various monthly meetings and goes to annual meetings to stay up-to-date on all of the latest technology.

Dr. Skelsey and his wife Molly, a PhD in immunology, have three children. They enjoy outdoor activities such as backpacking, camping, fishing, running, golf, and spending time together as a family. They live in Lee’s Summit and are very involved in school district activities and the Down Syndrome Guild.

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Dr. Kelsey J. Kleinsasser, O.D.

Dr. Kleinsasser was raised in South Dakota. He attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, where he received a degree in biology. He was a member of the Augustana Vikings football team for four years. Dr. Kleinsasser earned his optometry doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry. He completed externships at the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, IL, Omni Eye Specialists in Baltimore, MD, and the West Side Veterans Administration Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Kleinsasser then completed a residency in cornea and refractive surgery at Hunkeler Eye Centers in Kansas City, MO.

At Summit Eye Center, Dr. Kleinsasser focuses on the clinical management of glaucoma, cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Heart of America Eye Care Congress (past president), Missouri Optometric Association and Optometric Society of Greater Kansas City (past president). He has been an investigator in clinical studies for numerous surgical devices and medications.

Dr. Kleinsasser lives in Lee’s Summit with his wife, Heather, and two sons. Dr. Kleinsasser enjoys sports, physical fitness, traveling, cooking and spending time with his family.

 

Our Services

At Summit Eye Center, our eye care clinic offers a wide variety of services and treatment plans for many eye issues for our patients in Lee’s Summit and the greater Kansas City area. Furthermore, we are able to perform some ophthalmological procedures onsite. You can be sure that your local eye doctor is providing the most advanced, personalized treatments that will provide you the best results.

Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants

Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants

Our ophthalmologist performs cataract surgery, removing debilitating cataracts and inserting lens implants to improve one’s vision and reduce the dependence on glasses.

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LASIK

LASIK

LASIK is a minimally invasive eye surgery that can help improve your vision. Consult our eye doctors to learn about LASIK eye surgery and other available treatment options.

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Glaucoma Treatment

Glaucoma Treatment

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States. If you have glaucoma or have a family history of glaucoma, contact our eye doctors today.

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Dry Eye Treatments

Dry Eye Treatments

Are redness, burning, or itching continually plaguing your eyes? You may have dry eye, and our doctors provide a number of treatment options that can help.

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Cosmetic Treatments

Cosmetic Treatments

Our eye clinic in Lee’s Summit, MO, offers cosmetic treatments such as Botox and Juvederm XC to help smooth unwanted wrinkles and lines.

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Corneal and External Disease Treatments

Corneal and External Disease Treatments

Our eye doctors are well trained in treating and fighting corneal diseases that impact your vision.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes can damage blood vessels throughout the body, and this includes the blood vessels in your eyes. If you have diabetes, you may be at risk for Diabetic Retinopathy.

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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration

When Macular Degeneration occurs, the center of the retina deteriorates and causes vision loss. Our eye doctors can help diagnose and treat your macular degeneration.

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Dr. Skelsey, Dr. Kleinsasser and our growing team of eye doctors are here to provide excellent eye care for you and your family. Whether you need a simple eye exam or a more advanced treatment, contact Summit Eye Center today!