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McDonald Optical

Iowa City’s Premier Contact Lens Exams

Mcdonald Optical

Finding What Fits you Best

The Eyecare Doctor Professionals Everyone Needs

Doctors Note:  Stop in at McDonald Optical in Iowa City for a contact lens eye exam and a fitting from the broad selection at our eyeglasses store, and we’ll make sure to get you the modern care you deserve.  

So if you’ve been looking for an eyecare solution that’s a little more modern than regular glasses—fun fact, eyeglasses have been around for almost 700 years, while contact lenses have been around for just over 60—we’ve got you covered. 

What Vision Conditions Can Contacts Treat?

Depending on what condition you have, contacts may or may not be the right fit for you. That being said, contact lenses can treat any number of states—anything from nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia, and more.  All it takes is the right fit and type. And at McDonald Optical, finding the right fit and style for you is our specialty.

What Types of Contacts are there?

In terms of treatment categories, there are dozens of different contact lens forms made to help with many eye conditions.  Please consult your local optometrist and see what they think would work best for you.

Length of Wear

Contacts come in two major wear categories—daily wear lenses or overnight wear lenses. The former has to be changed out every day, and you’ll usually put them in right away in the morning and remove them before you go to bed at night. Overnight wear lenses can be kept in for up to thirty days continuously. The issue with these is that material can build up under the lens and cause serious eye infections.

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?

Request Your eye exam

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.