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

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

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