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McDonald Optical

Computer Vision in Iowa City

Mcdonald Optical


Top Care From Local, Reliable Optometrists

Doctors Note: When was your last eye exam? Our eye doctors in Iowa City will help you get relief from computer vision syndrome and make sure that you receive state-of-the-art, compassionate eye care.

McDonald Optical even offers eyeglasses in our store that help treat these exact problems!  Stop in today for a visit and a fitting, and get the treatment and the pair of glasses that work best for you.

What Is Computer Vision Syndrome?

Do your eyes feel uncomfortable two hours into working on a computer?  Do you experience headaches after staring at a screen?  You might be suffering from computer vision syndrome.  Fortunately, our premier eye doctors in Iowa City can offer options to bring you relief.

Symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome

Sitting in front of a computer screen for extended periods can cause a number of computer vision issues, even without any prior vision problems.

The Most Common Symptoms Include:

Unfortunately, symptoms that are initially mild can progress and eventually result in other vision issues.  Our optometrists can help you get relief when you come in for an eye exam.

Computers Vision Symptoms Depend on:

In patients with farsightedness, aging eyes, astigmatism, presbyopia, and/or eye problems related to diabetes, symptoms caused by computer vision syndrome could worsen.  This is true even for those already wearing prescription glasses or contact lenses.

Iowa City Eye Doctors Can Diagnose and Treat Computer Vision Syndrome

The first step toward relief from a computer vision problem is a comprehensive exam from one of our eye doctors in Iowa City.  This includes a discussion of your health history, current symptoms, and any pre-existing issues.  Our optometrist performs these assessments to check for undiagnosed vision conditions:

Based on the exam results, our optometrist will create a customized treatment plan to help relieve computer vision syndrome and give you the best possible vision. Individuals who already have prescription eyewear can often get relief from a new prescription better designed to accommodate computer use.  A special set of glasses solely for computer use often helps patients with no other vision problems.


Our eye doctors will also discuss in greater detail the following changes:

Contact McDonald Optical at (319)-359-3307 or Book Online Here.

Schedule an Appointment with Our Optometrists to Get Computer Vision Relief Today! 

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Ready TO Get Started?

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Iowa City's #1

Eye Care Professionals

Broken glasses?  Sore eyes?  Take a seat—with dedicated local optometrists and 65 years of experience behind us, you’re in good hands.

Our Optometrists

Dr. Brian Kirschling, OD

Dr. Scott Collings, OD


What Our Clients Say

“ALWAYS A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE. Top notch service and high quality products evrey time I visit. Very clean and beautiful store downtown. I’m so glad to have found them when I moved to Iowa City.”

Thomas O.

“ALWAYS GREAT SERVICE. McDonald Optical takes care of customers as you would expect a local business, courteous and always willing to go the extra step to make customers happy.”

Paul S.

“The support staff was very personable and took care of the billing in quick order. I feel both people that I dealth with did the ver ybest they could to take care of me. I was very happy with how everything was handled.”

Ronald H.

“The care you get at McDonald Optical is personal and thorough. I know I can trust them ot take care of me and my family’s eye care needs.”

Amy M.

Why CHoose Us

Our Values

Since 1956, we’ve set ourselves apart by offering customer services you can’t find anywhere else.  And to this day, we’re intent on delivering the best optical experience for you, both the one in the store, and the one you’ll carry with you every day after you leave.

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After 65 years of business, we've had time to learn—and time to learn how to learn. So let us put what we know to work for you and your family.

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Happy Clients

Surprising and keeping our customers happy with new, innovative, and reasonable eye care and eye wear services is what we've been doing for a long, long time.

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Personalized Design

You are our most important customer. No matter what it takes, we want to get you eye care and eye wear you deserve quickly, expertly, and most importantly, just right for you.