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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

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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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The Vision Council released a surprising new report on digital eye strain.

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Holiday beverage-opening can be risky, but this video can help.

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Climate change can harm our eyes in three ways, said a researcher at a National Institutes of Health symposium.

Children with a lazy eye read more slowly, says study.

Reading ability is one reason it is so important for kids to have early eye exams to detect and treat amblyopia.

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Possibly thanks to healthier living, the number of new cases of diabetes has been falling...

The CDC announced a falling rate of new cases of diagnosed diabetes among Americans.

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Tips for cooking a holiday meal without harm to eyes and other body parts.

Did you know that smoking can harm your vision? Learn how...

The Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 19. Don't wimp out - quit smoking and save your eyesight!