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Find Us

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

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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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Does mild visual impairment affect social position and life chances?

How to prevent injuries from falls? Step one: Get an eye exam! [Video]

It's National Falls Prevention Awareness Day! Watch this video with fall prevention tips.

Eye News - Ground-breaking documentary on eyesight, narrated by Sir Elton John.

Watch a video trailer for Sight: The Story of Vision!

Online videos by National Eye Institute teach kids about their eyes.

Fun videos include eye myths, how animal eyes work, eyes at night, and optical illusions.

Dry Eye News: Operating rooms are a breeding ground for dry eye.

If you work in operating rooms, you may need dry eye treatment. Here's why.

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The exercise is great, but what about your eyes?

Do you have astigmatism and cataracts? Learn about the lens implant that could help fix...

Astigmatism is very common before and after cataract surgery. Learn how toric IOLs work.

How to get rid of those things on your eyelid called milia.

Those tiny eyelid cysts called milia may be removed in several ways. Learn more.

Contact lenses are like underwear, says the CDC. [infographic]

Download and share this infographic in honor of Contact Lens Health Week!

Eye News - Visual training game may stall dementia significantly, says amazing study.

Brain-training game testing responses to visual cues seems to reduce dementia risk.

It's National Book Lovers Day! What you should know before buying reading glasses.

Not enjoying your favorite book? Headaches, blurred vision ... maybe you need reading eyewear.

Eye Exam News: What do you prefer that your eye doctor wear during your eye...

Suit? Casual clothes? White coat? Scrubs? What a dermatology patient study revealed.

Easy guide to choosing the best lenses for your new glasses

Learn the options here, and listen to your eye care professional's advice before deciding.

Eye Nutrition Research: Supplement boosts contrast sensitivity, for better vision in poor light.

Supplement containing lutein, meso-zeaxanthin and zeaxanthin found to enhance contrast sensitivity.

What happens if cataracts are left untreated?

Learn why you shouldn't wait too long to have cataract surgery.

Do you have vampire eyes in all your photos? How to prevent and fix red-eye.

Get snap-happy with these tips for preventing and fixing red eyes in photos.

How your vision changes as you age (with timeline)

Floaters, tunnel vision, smaller pupils - how to deal with age-related eye problems.

Eye Safety News: Latest fireworks report highlights dangers to eyes.

U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission advises avoiding fireworks, even sparklers.