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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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These tips can help you fight against itchy, red eyes and survive allergy season.

Certain sunglass lens tints can take your sports performance to a new level.

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Color Blind Tests: Do You See Colors As They Really Are?

Eye doctors use color blind tests to determine if you have a color vision deficiency. Learn more.

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A diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables may reduce your risk of cataracts later in life.

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Learn more about colored contact lenses and get tips for selecting the right color.

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Don't waste your money on the wrong over-the-counter eye drops.

One eye drop won't work for all eye symptoms. Learn about the different kinds available.

Study found naturally occurring stem cells in the eye helped babies with congenital cataracts see...

New cataract surgery technique enables infant eyes to grow their own replacement lens.

Shocking new statistic: An estimated 108 million people live with visual impairment that is actually...

New study says access to eyewear and eye care can reduce the burden of vision loss in developing countries.

If meibomian gland dysfunction is causing your dry eyes, you may need more than OTC...

Your eye doctor has treatments for MGD, so if you have dry eyes, make an appointment!

What do we mean by the term 20/20 vision? This article explains.

Is 20/20 the best eyesight that humans can have? Thoughts on visual acuity and how it can be improved.

Nearly half of the world's population may be nearsighted by 2050, say researchers.

Myopia is growing from 23 percent to a projected 50 percent of the population. Here's why.

8 Tips to Protect Aging Eyes

Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your quality of life.

Zika virus is now thought to cause retinal lesions in addition to microcephaly. Learn how...

Vision-threatening retinal damage has been found in Zika-affected newborns.

Stop eye drop wastage! If you have a hard time putting drops in your eyes,...

Don't let those eye drops run down your face! Learn the best way to apply them.