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Welcome to Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC
Your Optometrist in Newton, KS

Call us at (316) 283-1310 today.

Welcome to Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC in Newton. The Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC team strives to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Newton office.

Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Newton area come to Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Our team of doctors is dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes the Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Newton area. Our Newton optometrists offer the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, diabetic exams, pre- and post-operative care and much more. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Newton office at (316) 283-1310.

At Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (316) 283-1310 or schedule an appointment online today.

Dr. Rick McKinney | Dr. Ryan Simmonds | Dr. Morgan Schaller
Newton Optometrists | Drs. McKinney & Simmonds Optometrists, LLC | (316) 283-1310
216 North Meridian Road
Newton, KS 67114

Meet the Doctors

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  • Dr. Rick McKinney

    Dr. McKinney was born and raised in the Wichita area. He graduated from Southwestern College and then attended University of Houston College of Optometry. While there, he received awards and graduated with honors. Dr. McKinney was a member of the academic honor societies, Beta Sigma Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi.

    Over the years in Newton, he has participated in several local organizations. Dr. McKinney is a current member of the Kansas Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.

    Dr. McKinney and his wife, Chrystal, cherish time with their family. They raised two children in Newton and now enjoy their four grandchildren. Faith has been an essential part of their lives, and they greatly appreciate their church family.

  • Dr.
    Ryan Simmonds

    Dr. Ryan Simmonds joined the practice in 2000 after graduating from Southern California College of Optometry. Having lived in Newton all of his life, Ryan was eager to return to his hometown. He lives on a small farm just outside of Newton. Over the years, Dr. Ryan has been active in the community, serving on the Board of the Kauffman Museum, Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony and active in the Walton PTO. When not in office, Dr. Ryan enjoys spending time with his two sons, camping, traveling and guitar playing.

  • Dr.
    Morgan Schaller

    Dr. Morgan Schaller is originally from Dodge City, Kansas, and joined the practice in 2020 after graduating from Northeastern State University in Oklahoma (NSUOCO). While attending NSUOCO, she was a member of the honor society, Beta Sigma, and participated in a mission trip to Roatan, Honduras. She is excited to be back in Kansas and start her optometry career!

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Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed