Meet Our Doctors

At our office, staff are friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.

Our Optometry professionals are passionate about providing high-quality care to our family of patients. We focus on providing comprehensive eye exams, a large selection of fashionable eyewear, and the best possible vision care. Come in today to meet our staff and make an appointment.

  • Ann C. Waterman, O.D.

    Dr. Ann Waterman started practice in Liberty with her father, Dr. Sam Chapman, in 1986.  She completed her undergraduate degrees at William Jewell College and the University of Indiana-Evansville.  Her Doctor of Optometry Degree was earned at University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry.  In 2012, she became a Diplomate in the American Board of Optometry.  Currently she is a member of the Optometric Society of Greater Kansas City, the Missouri Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.  

    Dr. Waterman is a life-long resident of Liberty, Missouri, and is married to Jim Waterman.  She is active in Rotary and is on the board at Earnest & Edna Shepherd Youth Center.   She also serves on the City of Liberty's Planning and Zoning commission.   When she is not working you can find her traveling, riding her bicycle or both!

  • Melanie L. Linderer, O.D.

    Dr. Melanie Linderer has practiced in Liberty, Missouri, since 2003.  She completed her undergraduate degrees at the University of Missouri-Columbia and earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry.   In 2011, she became a Diplomate in the American Board of Optometry.   Dr. Linderer has served as the president of the Optomeric Society of Greater Kansas City and as a board trustee for the Missouri Optometric Association.  She has also been an examination question writer for the American Board of Optometry.  Currently she is a member of the Optometric Society of Greater Kansas City, Missouri Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association.


    Dr. Melanie Linderer grew up in the Kanas City area. She is raising two lovely daughters.  Together they enjoy riding horses and traveling.  She enjoys running marathons and teaching bible study for third graders.