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Services Overview

As a fully licensed and equipped optometric practice, Ankeny Family Vision Center offers a complete range of eye health care services to all our patients.

Whether the eye health care issue involves correcting refractive errors with eyeglasses or contact lenses, or helping a student find that perfect frame to enhance their fun personality, our experienced team will identify and implement the best eye health care solutions possible.

Eye Health Evaluation

With our years of experience in diagnosing and treating typical vision disorders such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, amblyopia, presbyopia, cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, Drs. Hansen, Pietig, and Waters are equipped to provide appropriate therapeutic medical eye health care.

At the same time, Ankeny Family Vision Center offers a wide array of the very best high quality eye health care products at reasonable prices. Our patients never pay too much for the best quality in eyeglasses, contact lenses, sunglasses, progressive and bifocal lenses, and outstanding service.

Treatment of Eye Disease

If you are diagnosed with an eye disease, you want only the best treatment available to get your eyes healthy again. At Ankeny Family Vision Center, we offer only the best. Based on your diagnosis, Drs. Hansen, Pietig, and Waters may recommend a wide variety of approaches, including improved nutrition, medicines, therapy and vision exercises, or medical procedures.

Good Eyecare Begins With A Yearly Eye Health Exam!

Although many do not realize it, the best way to protect your vision is with a yearly preventative, individualized, comprehensive and thorough eye health examination. Even a basic eye health exam can instantly detect such health-threatening conditions as tumors, vascular irregularities, and diabetes-related injury to the retina. 

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