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Vision Specialists of Council Bluffs

2514 West Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

(712) 217-2549

No one should have to deal with dry, irritating, uncomfortable eyes. You deserve to have clear, comfortable vision.

Vision Specialists of Council Bluffs is proud to offer simple, modern eye care for our patients, including treatment for chronically dry eyes. We look forward to continuously supporting our community and providing the best dry eye care in Iowa.

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Diagnosis. Treatment.
Symptoms Simplified


Do your eyes burn or water? Are your contacts not as comfortable as they used to be? Does your vision change throughout the day?

You may be suffering from dry eye disease, and it’s more common now than ever before with our increased use of technology. It is crucial to understand your symptoms because the first step to treating dry eye disease is understanding the many ways it can affect your vision. Let us simplify it for you. Call to schedule a dry eye evaluation today.

Modern Dry Eye Care.
Simple Solutions


Our doctors are specially trained in dry eye evaluation, utilizing today’s most modern technology. Your dry eye exam will include a complete ocular surface assessment to discover your unique eyelid structure, blink dynamics, corneal health, and tear analysis that tells the story of the root cause of your dry eyes.

There are multiple types of dryness, and to adequately treat it, we discover the correct origin. Do you know your type of dry eye? Let us help you. 

Vision Specialists Dry Eye Exams & Treatment
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Your Treatment Plan.
Eye Care Personalized For You.


There are multiple treatments for dry eye disease, and we want to bring you relief for your exact type. Treatments can include artificial tears, conservation of natural tears, or anti-inflammatory eye drops. We also provide Lipiflow® technology, which is a spa-like experience used to clear your blocked tear glands or fit specialty contact lenses to provide constant moisture with an enhanced ocular surface.

We provide the latest in eye care advancements to deliver the comfort you deserve. 

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Simple. Vision. Coverage.
Always In-Network

Each Vision Specialists doctor in Council Bluffs is chosen from among the top candidates across the nation. Our doctor network has direct access to the most advanced eye care professional education system in the United States.

Additionally, our doctors come from a variety of specialties, and our network is designed for collaboration. This ensures that our patients receive the best eye care in Council Bluffs and all of Iowa for years to come.

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