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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


Can retinal progenitor cells help people with retinitis pigmentosa? Interesting new study underway in Irvine,...

Retinal progenitor cells may be able to reactivate degenerating photoreceptors in the back of the eye.

This infographic reminds us how important proper contact lens care is. We only have one...

The CDC's new contact lens infographic features tips to help prevent eye infections.

Did you know that most contact lenses should be removed for a nap? CDC issues...

CDC report: People are taking unnecessary risks with their contact lenses.

Researchers in South Africa are breeding sweet potatoes to produce more vitamin A to prevent...

Vitamin A deficiency is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children.

Can corneal crosslinking be used for kids with keratoconus? A study in Ireland says it...

It isn't FDA-approved, but CXL may help young keratoconic eyes.

Poor eating habits are causing nutrient deficiencies that could affect kids' eye health.

Nutritionist releases alarming info about lack of nutrients in children's diets.

Truth: Eyeball tattooing is not a pretty butterfly on a flawless eye. It is hideously...

Episcleral tattooing is very dangerous, as recent case studies show.

Cataract-dissolving eye drops are being studied as future alternative to surgery, especially for animals.

University of California San Diego scientists developed drops that reduced lens cloudiness in animal studies.

Not sleeping well? Cataracts affect sleep and cognitive function, says study.

In the study, people who had cataract surgery tended to sleep better and think better.

Video of amazing stunt by Tom Cruise for Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. Scleral contact lenses...

Large-diameter scleral lenses can serve many purposes, including in the movies!

Interesting study found that lighter-eyed people could be at a higher risk for alcoholism, perhaps...

University of Vermont researchers may have linked certain eye colors to alcohol dependency.

This new e-book can make a child's first eye exam more fun and less scary!...

Howard and the Amazing Eye Exam is a free children's e-book for tablets and computers.

Pupil dilation when viewing certain faces may predict depression risk in kids. [Video]

Can pupillometry help prepare parents for depressive symptoms in their children?

July 12 is Different Colored Eyes Day! Learn more about the strange condition that some...

Learn more about the unusual phenomenon of heterochromia iridum.

Scuba mask recalled due to lenses that can shatter. Get details on obtaining a replacement...

Do you have the Omersub Zero Cube scuba diving mask? Stop using it and contact the company for replacement.

Vitamin-packed salad recipe great for eyes!

Quick and easy to prepare, this salad has lots of eye-healthy nutrients. Get the recipe...

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission wants you to know what fireworks do to eyes...

Why bottle rockets, firecrackers and even sparklers are very dangerous to eyes.