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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctor and staff who make Yin Eyecare the leading provider of vision care products and services in Overland Park.

Cynthia Yin, O.D.Cynthia Yin, O.D.

Dr. Yin has practiced optometry in the Kansas City area for over 30 years with extensive experience in adult, pediatric, and geriatric eye care and diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and injuries. She is happy to take the time to help you understand your vision and eye health conditions and your choices of treatment, including glasses, contact lenses, corrective surgery, such as LASIK, and cataract surgery. She especially enjoys helping her patients achieve clear, comfortable vision with the all types of contact lenses.

She graduated from the Indiana University School of Optometry and completed a residency at the Kansas City Veterans Administration Medical Center. After teaching at the University of Kansas Department of Ophthalmology she practiced with a local health maintenance organization for twelve years before entering private practice. In 2007 she opened Yin Eyecare.  Dr. Yin is a member and past president of the Optometric Society of Greater Kansas City and a member of the American Optometric Association and the Kansas Optometric Association.

Cynthia is a member of the Zonta Club of Johnson County, Kansas, the Kansas City Triumphs Sports Car Club, the Business Referral Alliance, and the American Business Women’s Association. She is also a lifetime Girl Scout and member of the Daisy Circle and Trefoil Society. She was named Kansas City Zontian of the Year in 2013 for her volunteer service.  She and her husband enjoy spending time with their children, reading, outdoor activities, and traveling.

Meet Our Optical Experts

All of our staff members are trained to help you with everything from learning to insert your contact lenses to choosing eyewear that’s comfortable and great-looking.  They’re ready to answer any your questions regarding appointments and insurance.


Optician Lauri runs a screening visual field on a new patient.

As our billing manager, Lauri can explain your insurance policy to maximize your optical and contact lens benefits.   Congratulations to Lauri on her American Board of Opticianry certification, proving her knowledge in the optical field.  She will cheerfully give you expert guidance on choosing new frames and lenses.

JamesJames happily assists in our optical dispensary.

With over 10 years of experience in the optical field, James will gladly help you pick out fashionable and comfortable sunglasses and eyeglass frames and explain your all of your prescription lens options.  James also helps with scheduling and contact lens orders.



We’re pleased to have Dakotah join our team this year. She’s very quickly learning the ropes in our office.  With a smile, she’ll help you with your appointments, look up your insurance benefits and help you with your glasses and contact lenses.