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1724 W. Kearney St. Ste. 116
Springfield, MO 65803
Phone: (417) 865-4448View Map

Our Hours

  • Monday:  9:00 - 5:00
  • Tuesday:  9:00 - 5:00
  • Wednesday:  9:00 - 5:00
  • Friday:  9:00 - 5:00
  • Saturday:  by appt.
  • Thurs. & Sun.  Closed

Convenient Patient Resources

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Welcome to Advanced Family Eye Care of Springfield, MO

Our optometric practice proudly serves the Springfield, MO area with a tradition of quality service and a friendly staff. Dr. Cook takes great pride in offering every patient the absolute best in vision care—whether through fitting them with eyeglasses or contact lenses, diagnosing cataracts, glaucoma, and other eye diseases, or recommending LASIK and other eye surgery procedures.

Our expert optometrist and experienced staff will take the time to answer all of your questions, explain treatment options, and provide the highest quality eye
health treatments available.

Dr. Cook

Dr. Cook

After graduating from Southern California College of Optometry in 1980, Dr. Cook moved back to MO...

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Built on the foundation of patient convenience and satisfaction, Advanced Family Eye Care serves all of your family’s eye care needs under one roof. Come visit our modern facility and friendly doctor and staff!

Vision Wellness News

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Could a 3D printer make a human eye?

It may sound crazy, but at least one company is working on the idea of 3D-printing eyes from living tissue.

What do your eyes tell you? Is Kitty going up the stairs? Or down?

A real-life optical illusion has started another online debate.

Dry eyes, Sjogren's syndrome, and the amazing comeback of Sjogren's sufferer Venus Williams

Learn about Sjogren's syndrome and how Venus Williams isn't letting it get her down.

Eye Nutrition: It's more than just carrots...

With the right foods and supplements, you can maintain and even improve the health of your eyes.

Lifelong Non-Smokers Can Avoid Early Vision Loss From Macular Degeneration

Tell young people you know: Those with AMD who NEVER smoked tend to develop the disease later than those who HAVE smoked.

What Cataracts and the Penny Pusher Game Have in Common

Here's another reason why eyes are so amazing.

Women Aren't Getting Eye Exams. Why?

Survey shows that some American women are cheating themselves out of preventive eye care.

Eye-Healthy Chilled Soup Sipper

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Hope you remembered to EAT green today, too! Here's a recipe with important nutrients for eyes.

2015 Low Vision Report, by The Vision Council

Interesting reading on the impact of vision impairment on quality of life, with helpful info about low vision magnifying devices.

Eye Nutrition News: Omega-3 Supplements Help Computer Users with Dry Eyes

Use computers a lot? A study found that daily omega-3 supplements could help your dry eyes feel better.

The Big Dress Debate: Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress

Some see this dress as white and gold, while others see it as black and blue. It can be confusing, but here's the reason why.

Infant Vision: Smoking During Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Vision Problems

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of strabismus and other serious vision problems in kids. Good reason to quit.

Eye Nutrition News: Visionary Kitchen Offers Eye-Healthy Recipes

Written by an optometrist, this cookbook contains more than 150 delicious recipes that can promote eye health.

Can Human Echolocation Replace Vision for Some People?

Scientists are studying blind people who use sound echoes to perceive their surroundings.

Tired? Your Rapid Eye Movements May Be Telling You to Go to Bed Now

How to tell if someone who works long hours is getting enough sleep? One way could be to measure their saccadic eye movements.

Are E-Readers Affecting Your Sleep?

Viewing digital tablets shortly before bedtime seems to make falling asleep more difficult. Are you having this problem?

New Report on Eye Strain from Digital Devices

30 percent of U.S. adults spend more than nine hours a day using digital devices, says this new Vision Council Report. Are you one of...

Video: Disney Team Finds Way to Make Animated Characters' Eyes Look Real

New techniques could make animated film characters look more human and less like dolls.

Infographic: 8 Tips for Healthy Eyes in 2015

Want healthy eyes this year? This new infographic has great tips for you and your family!