History

American EyeCare Opens – 1980
American EyeCare opens in the Keokuk mall.

American EyeCare Opens – 1982
American EyeCare builds and opens Burlington location.

American EyeCare Opens – 1985
Keokuk location built and opened.

Optometrist Joins American EyeCare – 1988
Dr. Jennings joins practice.

Surfacing Lab Opens – 1989
Surfacing lab opened at Burlington, first in the area, and still the only full service lab in Southeast Iowa.

American EyeCare Opens – 1999
Fort Madison office built and opened.

HRT Technology – 2001
American EyeCare purchases the HRT, first in the area to have such technology.

Freedom LASIK Opens – April, 2002
Freedom LASIK, refractive surgery center, opened April, 2002. Freedom LASIK offers patients the latest technology in refractive surgery. Call today to schedule your free consultation.

Optometrists Join American EyeCare – July 18, 2005
Dr. Tod S. Gerhardt and Dr. Matthew W. Ruhl, have both joined the American Eyecare team.

OCT Technology – October, 2008
American Eyecare purchases the OCT,  first in the area to have such technology.

Blue Peak Technology – November, 2011
American Eyecare updates the OCT with groundbreaking Blue Peak Technology, first in the area to have this innovative platform.

Optometrist Joins American EyeCare – July, 2012
Dr. Christopher Diehl joined the American Eyecare team.

New Office Location Opens – November, 2012
American Eyecare opened a new office in Fairfield, IA.

Office Remodel – Spring, 2013
American Eyecare remodels their Burlington Office