Welcome to American Eyecare

Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At American Eyecare, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and your vision needs.

In each of our four locations our experienced, Therapeutically Certified Optometrists will provide you with complete eye health care. Professional opticians are on staff to analyze and interpret your prescription, ensuring your best fit, most comfort and maximum vision with your eyewear. An on-site lens laboratory in Burlington, IA ensures quality and prompt delivery of your eyewear. Complimentary eyeglass cleaning and adjustments are available to you and your family at any time. Visit one of our eye care centers nearest you and receive the finest in eye care.

All of our offices have the most up to date technology to screen for eye diseases, and our doctors are highly trained in dealing with medical conditions and eye emergencies. We are specialists in treating eye trauma, glaucoma and dry eye syndrome. We also have a large pediatric eye clinic where we diagnose, treat and prescribe glasses for children. We are committed to serving our community, and we have a special low vision clinic in our Fairfield office. And if you are interested in learning about Lasik - ask about Freedom Lasik surgery.
Whether you are looking for a thorough eye exam, a diverse selection of stylish frames and lens options featuring the latest technology, or the latest in contact lens innovation, we have what you are looking for. And we can almost always supply you with your eyewear needs on the same day as your appointment. Visit one of our eye care centers nearest you and receive the finest in eye care.


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Q&A with Dr. Ruhl

Dr. Ruhl Answers Your Eyecare Questions

At what age should I bring my child in for an eye exam?

At age 6 months old, 3 yeas old and 5 years old. Those ages are chosen based on critical development milestones between the eyes and the brain and the overall visual system. During each of those visits there are specific signs that we look for to ensure good development of your child's visual system. including binocular development and depth perception. The specific components of the exam are tailored to the age of your child. All children entering school should also have their eyes examined because seeing is a vital component to learning in school.

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Focus on Technology

Each month we'll focus on some of the advanced tools and equipment that we use at American Eyecare to provide our patients with the best and most advanced professional eye care. This month the focus is the latest advancement in screening for eye disease. Optical Coherence Tomography uses a sophisticated laser platform to capture extremely accurate images of the eye.

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Great Eyewear and Eye Care in Iowa

From our offices in Burlington, Fairfield, Ft. Madison, and Keokuk, American Eyecare serves patients from Iowa and the Tristate area - schedule an appointment today. If you have a moment, please give us your feedback about our site and your experiences with our vision and eyecre practice.



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