Kelly Deering, O.D.

Dr. Kelly Deering is an optometrist at Premier Eyecare Associates. She specializes in specialty contact lenses, primary eye care, and the treatment and management of ocular diseases.


Education & Experience

Dr. Deering finished her undergraduate degree at Missouri Western State University, and then earned her Doctorate of Optometry at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL), graduating at the top of her class. During her studies, she was involved in Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity, which works to improve the sight of millions of people in developing countries. Today, Dr. Deering is one of the only doctors in the area specially trained to fit patients with scleral contact lenses for corneal abnormalities.

Awards & Memberships

Awards & Memberships

  • Candidate for Fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry
  • Dr. Robert A. Koetting Award
  • UMSL College of Optometry & Valley Contax Clinical Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care Award
  • Silver Medal Academic Award
  • Dean’s Award for Outstanding Scholarship
Community Involvement

Community Involvement

  • Vice President — Rotary Club of Chillicothe
  • Board Member — Grand River Area Family YMCA
  • Past Volunteer — Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity
Services & Specialties

Services & Specialties

  • Specialty Contact Lenses
  • Primary Eye Care
  • Medical Eye Care
Kelly Deering, O.D. - Optometrist

Get to Know Dr. Deering

A native of Buckner, MO, Dr. Deering loves to bring an eye care experience like no other to her home region. Whether you’re a new or existing patient, child or older adult, your vision, eye health, and comfort are her top priority. Outside the office, Dr. Deering enjoys baking, hiking, spending time with friends and family, playing tennis with her husband, and volunteering in the community.

Locations Where
I Practice

  • Brookfield
  • Chillicothe
  • Trenton

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“Dr Deering was fantastic with my apprehensive little girl. I worked with Tia and Jonah and have worked with them in the Chillicothe and Brookfield location. They are absolutely amazing. Patience, kindness, knowledge, communication, customer service, the list goes on an on. Cannot say enough nice things about the facility and the staff.”
Jennifer H.

“Dr. Deering is so kind and sweet. She listens carefully to your concerns and is very thorough in her examination.”
Joan M.

“Dr. Deering is a very caring, compassionate eye doctor. She always goes the extra mile for her patients. The staff are all very professional and people oriented.”

Karen M.