February 27, 2021

Eyemart Express, a leading national optical retailer known for providing affordable and high-quality prescription eyewear in as little as 30 minutes, is expanding its footprint in the Kansas City area with the opening of a 2,800-square-foot store in Lee’s Summit. The new store is located at 1041 NE Sam Walton Lane, and marks the company’s fifth location in the Kansas City area.

The store opening will create around a dozen jobs, ranging from full- and part-time sales associates to lab technicians and opticians. The optical retailer offers a variety of training and development programs to cultivate career paths in the optical industry along with a competitive benefits package for all associates.

Eyemart Express has focused on improving people’s lives by helping them see better through affordable and high-quality prescription eyewear with an emphasis on speed and convenience. All stores carry more than 2,000 frames for the whole family from brands such as Michael Kors, Coach, Columbia, Nike, and Disney. Eyemart Express stores are also outfitted with an on-site lens lab and skilled technicians so that high-quality glasses can be ready in as little as 30 minutes.

Eyemart Express will give back to the local community by offering 20 percent everyday discounts to those who make a difference, including:

All veterans, retired, active- and non-active-duty military personnel and their families.

All health care professionals and first responders in appreciation for their work on the front lines to battle COVID-19.

School faculty and staff including teachers, coaches, bus drivers, janitors and others who work in schools.