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An Optometrist Answers Your Questions

An optometrist is uniquely qualified to answer many questions about eyes, eye diseases, eye care and eye health. We would like to share some of the most commonly asked questions and their answers. Frequently Asked Questions Why is an eye exam important? During an eye exam, your eye doctor can prescribe corrective lenses for eyeglasses…

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How to Insert and Remove Contact Lenses

Getting new contact lenses is an exciting time. Once you insert them in the morning, you won’t have to worry about fogged or wet lenses, and they are less likely to break if they are accidentally bumped or hit with an object. You’ll also notice that you have your full range of vision, but how…

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Contact Lens Options

Eye doctors at Whylie Eye Care Centers in Des Moines and Central Iowa offer a large selection of hard and soft contacts from your favorite brands, including Acuvue, Bausch+Lomb, Ciba Vision and Cooper Vision, so that you can get the right fit and the right type of lenses for your vision and lifestyle. Soft Contacts…

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Optical Services at Whylie Eye Care Centers

Your local optometrist at Whylie Eye Care Centers is an important part of your family’s professional health care team. Our optometrists perform a number of services to make sure every member of your family has healthy eyes for a lifetime of clear vision. These services include affordable and regular eye exams, regular reviews of your…

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Keeping Your Eyes Happy and Healthy

Your eyes play a critical role in almost everything you do. From driving to reading, you use your eyes all day long and in almost every activity. Maintaining eye health can help you maintain good quality of life. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to keep your eyes healthy. Small changes to lifestyle,…

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Questions to Ask Your Local Eye Doctor

When you schedule an eye appointment for an optical service, it is important to have your questions answered both before and during your appointment. Here are a few questions you should not hesitate to ask one of our independent optometrists located throughout Des Moines and Central Iowa. Important Questions to Ask Prior to Your Eye Care Exam 1. How…

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Single Vision, Bifocal or Trifocal – Which is Right for You?

When you go to the optometrist, you need to make a number of decisions. You might have to choose between contact lenses and eyeglasses, for example, and decide on eyeglasses frames. You may also have to decide between single vision, bifocal and trifocal lenses. If you are like many people, though, you may not know…

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