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Eye Doctors in Ames IA

Ames Eye Clinic and Des Moines Eye Care are independent clinics committed to the highest quality patient care and service for families. Whether we're diagnosing early stage eye disease or providing quality eyewear and lenses, we take the time to listen to our patients and evaluate their unique needs. We strive to provide our patients with the most modern techniques and analysis available.

Caring for your eye health is our top priority. We appreciate your confidence in us and thank you for allowing us to serve your vision care needs.

INSURANCE: We are participating providers for most insurance plans, including Avesis, VSP, Vision Care Direct, Medicare, Midlands Choice, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Conventry.


We offer the following eye care services to our patients:

  • Complete visual and eye health analysis
  • Children's vision care
  • Cataract evaluation
  • Eyeglass and contact lenses services
  • 3D eye health videos from Eyemaginations
  • Dilated retinal/internal examinations
  • Binocular vision evaluation
  • Treatment of infections, abrasions, red eye
  • Ocular health evaluation
  • Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT)
  • Lasik consultation
  • Glaucoma testing and treatment
  • Visual Therapy
  • Dry eye treatment
  • Color vision / depth perception testing
  • Foreign body removal
  • Blepharoplasty consultation
  • Latisse®

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Locate Us

Ames Eye Clinic

201 10th St.
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-232-3451
Fax: 515-233-4886
Emergency Contact:

In case of emergency, please phone our office at the number listed above and follow the instructions.

Des Moines Eye Care

2600 Grand Ave Suite 202

Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone: 515-243-1667
Fax: 515-243-3604
Emergency Contact:

In case of emergency, please phone our office at the number listed above and follow the instructions.

Office Hours

Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


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