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Welcome to Advanced Eyecare Center: Your Optometrist in Urbandale, IA

The optometrist team at Advanced Eyecare Center welcomes Urbandale and West Des Moines residents to come by and see our comfortable office and meet our friendly staff. Our number one goal is to help you achieve your vision goals and have healthy eyes for a lifetime. Our experienced eye doctor, Dr. Wendianne Wilson, is dedicated to providing the best optometry services to each and every client whether they come in for eyeglasses with designer frames, a routine eye exam, contact lenses or are in need of more intensive optical therapy.

We are a full-service vision care provider and are prepared to handle both regularly scheduled appointments and emergencies during normal office hours. Our staff will take time to discuss any questions you have prior to your exam, and we will also explain any costs for services before your appointment begins. We work with an array of vision insurance providers, FSAs and also can assist with financing for qualified patients.

Welcome to Advanced Eyecare Center: Your Optometrist in Urbandale, IA

See Us for Eyeglasses and an Eye Exam

With top-of-the-line equipment, our eye doctor able to offer highly comprehensive eye examinations that can test for an array of potential ocular and even health conditions like glaucoma and diabetes. However, what sets our eye exam apart from other clinics is that we have BIOphotonic Scanning available, which tests for antioxidant levels that are related to eye diseases. We even carry appropriate vitamins and supplements to address any deficiencies discovered.

Those who are diagnosed with a vision issue that requires correction may want to consider choosing a pair of glasses, and we carry an extensive selection of all the hottest designer frames for traditional eyewear and sunglasses, too. We also have both eyeglasses and contact options that are ideal for those diagnosed with computer vision or sports vision.

Contact Lenses and Exams

Our optometrist is a top-rated contact lens specialist in Urbandale and West Des Moines, so if you are after contacts, we are the only place to consider. Whether you need soft, hard or multifocal lenses, our examinations will uncover your needs. We can fit you with colored contact lenses and also handle hard-to-fit contact lens cases such as those with astigmatism, dry eye, or presbyopia. Come and see what a difference a true specialist can make when it comes to great fitting, comfortable contacts.

Come and Visit Our Kid-Friendly Practice

We want everyone to be comfortable in our office, so we have a dedicated playroom that parents can enjoy while parents are being treated without distractions. Our dedication is to the entire family! Contact Advanced Eyecare Center today online or call our office at (515) 727-6340 to schedule your appointment.


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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Advanced Eyecare Center P.C.


8:00 am-5:30 pm


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8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-12:00 pm


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Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Wendianne Wilson

    I’m Dr. Wendianne Wilson, inviting you to visit our offices at 86th and Meredith, Urbandale. I, along with my highly trained team, have been serving the communities optometric needs since 2002.

    Our loyal patients span ages from 6mos to 100, and appreciate our personalized treatment.

    Our team specializes in both vision and medical care for your eyes. Contacts are a specialty with us. Come shop our dispensary for the latest designer fashions. Most brands are available. (access our product page for more details)


Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I love Advanced Eye Care and Dr. Wilson. She is always able to explain things to me and is very patient during my exam. The staffs are all kind and caring professionals."
    Sue A.
  • "I love customer service and personal attention that the staff gives each time I visit. Dr. Wilson and Linda, I love you for what you do in the community for kids in need of my basketball camp. Thanks for helping me help others."
    Jeff H.
  • "The customer care at this clinic has been great! They accommodated our whole family, making it a pleasant experience for even our 2 and 3-year-old girls."
    Lisa K.

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