Eye Care Beyond the Prescription

Optometrists in the Cedar Valley

Eye Care Beyond the Prescription

Optometrists in the Cedar Valley

We have been serving the Cedar Valley with leading eye care since 1979.

With convenient locations in Independence and Waterloo, we also service Cedar Falls and surrounding areas.

In addition to fitting you with the right prescription, our eye doctors dig deep to assess your overall eye health.

When you receive an eye exam, you deserve more than a basic exam. You deserve a team that strives to enhance your quality of life through comprehensive solutions. A team that listens and truly cares. You deserve Eye Care Beyond The Prescription.


Eye Exams

Contact Lenses


Vision Therapy

Dry Eye Treatment

Eye Vitamins

The Advanced Family Eye Care Difference

Community Staple

We have been providing the Cedar Valley with family eye care for over 40 years, and are dedicated to giving back to our community

Family Oriented

We offer a comfortable, family-friendly environment with expertise in providing eye care for all ages

Experienced Doctors

Three onsite optometrists, specializing extensively in diagnosing and treating a wide array of eye conditions.

Large Products Selection

Offering a wide selection of the latest in stylish eyewear, leading contact lenses, and eye vitamins.

Wide Availability

We work around your schedule to find a time that works for you – Be seen within a week or your exam is on us.

What People Are Saying…

Dr. Boyle listened to me and we discussed how my allergies and dry eye syndrome were out of control. After only 6 weeks of following his treatment plan, my eyes stopped hurting and even the eye fatigue I have experienced for years was gone!”

Joanna R | Waterloo, IA

I received excellent attentive care both during a regular exam and during an urgent situation I experienced with my eyesight. The office staff were very friendly. I appreciated the appointment reminders by text. I highly recommend Advanced Family Eye Care for your family.”

Janet H | Independence, IA

What we discovered is that eye therapy is literally changing how our daughter sees and responds to the world around her. So thankful for this answer to a problem we didn’t even realize we had! Shout out to Dr. Kearns and her staff, especially Elissa Dodge for all their awesome work!”
Mark & Jane W | Hudson, IA
Keely has improved in so many areas! Her reading speed and accuracy has improved immensely. She is now point out little details that she didn’t notice before.”
Liszt W | Jesup, IA

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