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Best Optometrists near me in Urbandale, IA

6 Optometrists near me in Urbandale, IA – map location, contacts, real reviews, rating. Eye examinations, a wide selection of lenses and eyeglass frames from the world's leading manufacturers.

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Optometrist

2699 NW 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322

+1 515-270-2490

Optician

2400 86th St #6, Urbandale, IA 50322

+1 515-727-8770

Optometrist

4660 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322

+1 515-727-6340

Target Optical

3.9
7 reviews

Optometrist

11148 Plum Dr, Urbandale, IA 50322

+1 515-270-6338

Look and See Eyecare

4.6
10 reviews

Optometrist

11148 Plum Dr, Urbandale, IA 50322

+1 515-276-2475

Optometrist

4660 NW 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322

+1 515-727-6340

Who is an optometrist and what does he or she do?

Optometry is a branch of ophthalmology that specializes in methods of correcting vision using optometric aids. An optometrist is a specialist who determines the degree of vision impairment and prescribes corrective aids such as glasses and contact lenses.

What is the difference between an ophthalmologist and an optometrist?

What is the difference between the profession of an optometrist and an ophthalmologist? An optometrist only provides initial diagnosis and can only treat refractive errors with conservative methods.

What does an optometrist do?

Functionality: eye examinations, selection of types of vision correction (glasses, lenses), recommendations on eyeglass lens designs and contact lens materials, and advanced medical services. Include: eye examinations, selection of types of vision correction (glasses, lenses), recommendations on eyeglass lens designs and contact lens materials, and advanced medical services.

Why do eyeglasses cost so much?

Eyeglasses are a complex optical device that is manufactured with high-precision equipment. Often expensive materials are used for the glasses. All of this explains why eyeglasses can be expensive.

What should you do before buying glasses?

Let's look at what to look for when buying eyeglasses. The first is, of course, quality. The second is the choice of lenses of glasses. Here we focus attention on the material: they can be either glass or plastic. The third is the choice of frames.

What's the difference between expensive glasses and cheap glasses for vision?

The quality and accordingly the price of the lens depends on the presence of coatings on the lenses. The higher the price, the more coatings on the lens. Coatings make our vision more comfortable. Lens manufacturers do not stand still and improve the quality of lenses.

How do I know which glasses fit my face?

It's best if the width of the frame is equal to or slightly larger than the widest part of your face. The upper line of the frames should coincide with the line of eyebrows. Smooth shapes of glasses will emphasize rounded curves of the face. To emphasize high cheekbones choose the "butterfly" or "cat-eye" glasses.

Where can I see better with glasses or contact lenses?

With lenses, you can see better, so it turns out that extra obstacles don't distort the image. Lenses don't shed dust, don't catch glare from the sun and don't distort peripheral vision-no matter where we look, the image stays sharp.

Top Reviews


Erin Paugh  |  Rating: 5  |  Vision Park Family Eye Care

I have been going to Dr. Billings since I was a 20 something (currently a 40 something). When kids came along, she’s the one I trusted to care for their vision. One of our daughters was born with some specific medical issues and time and time again Dr. Billings has bent over backwards to help us with doctor referrals or last minute appointments. I can’t say enough good things about her. She’s extremely bright, very personable and just a great person. Total package in a doctor. We highly recommend her care!


Merima Pasalic  |  Rating: 5  |  Vision Park Family Eye Care

I always feel like at home when I visit the Vision Park Family Eye Care in Urbandale. In my 14 years of visiting the office I never left the office unhappy. Dr. Mueller is wonderful and she always listens to my concerns. Mister Bret always helps me to choose right glasses. There are not enough words to describe how I am grateful for his kindness and professionalism. The ladies at the desk are very welcoming, friendly, and helpful. Everyone is very nice at the office.


Kevin Parmenter  |  Rating: 5  |  Vision Park Family Eye Care

Excellent service as always. The entire staff from reception, initial exam, doctor eye exam, new glasses, and payment were all extremely professional and answered every question I had. Unlike many facilities, there is never an attempt to try and oversell on services or glasses but rather they listen to what's going on with the patient and work to make the visit pleasant. I have been seeing Dr. Billings for some time now and she was fantastic as she always is. As above, very professional and helpful and one of the many reasons I keep coming back.


Shannon Hawkins  |  Rating: 5  |  Vision Park Family Eye Care

Dr. Billings was extremely thorough and was willing to answer all of my questions. I also appreciated the fact that she focuses on preventive care. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking for vision care.


Lindsay Rolwes  |  Rating: 5  |  Target Optical

I just got done having an eye exam with Dr. Ferguson. It was an absolutely fantastic experience. She listened to my concerns and addressed every one of them. She took her time with me, was very kind and explained what she was doing. I got some great deals and couldn't be happier! The two girls that helped me before and after were amazing as well. They explained costs with me and weren't forceful but made sure I got the best deal! They were very kind and accommodating. I will definitely be continuing to see them for exams and would highly recommend them to others!

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