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  • Not All Sunglasses Are The Same
    Who doesn’t love the outdoors on a gorgeous sun-filled day? If you spend a great deal of time outside, you’re likely at a higher risk for eye damage caused by Read more
  • Dry Eyes & Contact Lenses
    July is national dry eye awareness month. For many with vision problems, contact lenses are an ideal solution. They offer an uninhibited range of vision and have progressed so much in Read more
  • Outdoors vs. Indoors: What’s the Benefit to your Vision?
    There has been a recent movement to get kids off the couch and out the door. From child obesity to the effect on the developing brain, video games and TV Read more
  • Protect Your Eyes from Fireworks
    It’s that time of year again: the 4th of July, fireworks, and all the fun that comes along with the holiday. But did you know that July is also Fireworks Read more
  • Protect Your Children's Eyes with Sunwear this Summer
    With summer right around the corner, it’s time to break out the tank tops, sunblock and sunglasses. When it comes to children, sunglasses are an essential part of protecting young Read more
  • What is an optomap image?
    Getting an optomap image is fast, painless and comfortable. Nothing touches your eye at any time. It is suitable for the whole family. To have the exam, you simply look into Read more
  • How Do You Prevent Cataracts?
    June is Cataract Awareness month, so we wanted to take a moment to let you know a little more about this important subject. Cataracts are essentially a cloudiness of the lens Read more
  • Daily Eye Care Tips from Your West Des Moines Eye Doctor
    Daily Eye Care Tips from Your West Des Moines Eye Doctor ​ The health of your eyes requires your attention on a regular basis. By heeding these eye care tips, you could Read more
  • Contacts - Daily Vs Extended Wear
    Contacts: Dailies vs. Extended Wear You have a wide variety of choices when it comes to contact lenses. At Urban Eye Care & Eyewear, our eye doctor prescribes multiple types of lenses, Read more
  • Contacts For Hard To Fit Eyes
    Do You Have Hard To Fit Eyes?​ Contact lenses have provided better vision for many individuals, without the inconvenience of wearing eyeglasses. Contact lenses are a better option for athletes and Read more
  • Is 20/20 Perfect Vision?
    Is 20/20 Perfect Vision? You've probably heard that 20/20 vision is perfect, but is that actually true? What does 20/20 vision mean? You don't need to be an eye doctor to Read more
  • What to Expect During Your Eye Exam
    Urban Eyecare & Eyewear: What to Expect During Your Eye Exam​ At Urban Eyecare & Eyewear, we take great pride in being your trusted optometrist in West Des Moines. Whether you're Read more
  • West Des Moines Eye Care for the Family
    West Des Moines Eye Care for the Family At Urban Eyecare & Eyewear, we are your preferred family optometrist in West Des Moines. Our practice is led by Dr. Lisa Lansink, Read more
  • Why Are Pediatric Eye Exams Important?
    Why Are Pediatric Eye Exams With Our West Des Moines Optometrist Important? At Urban Eyecare and Eyewear, we've made it our mission to educate parents of Des Moines about the benefits Read more
  • 4 Habits That are Bad for Your Eyes
    4 Habits That are Bad for Your Eyes Posted on September 1st, 2016 We all have our individual quirks or habits. Some of them, like biting your nails, procrastinating, and texting while Read more
  • My First Eye Exam: What to Expect?
    My First Eye Exam: What to Expect? Posted on August 3rd, 2016 Whether you are an adult that has never had an exam or a child that is about to come in Read more