Eyewear (UI Optical)

UI Optical offers designer frames as well as the newest technology in lens materials, designs, and treatments or coatings for adult and children's eyeglasses. Professional opticians with American Board of Opticianry certification are on staff to help with your eyewear needs.

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Eye exams are available at Eye Clinic locations on the main campus of the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, UI Health Care-River Crossing and at UI Health Care-Iowa River Landing. Similar optical services are available at Iowa River Landing.

  • Accepts all current doctor prescriptions
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards
  • Adjusts and repairs glasses
  • Digital lens technology
  • Gives prompt, personal service
  • Has an extensive selection of eyewear and optical accessories, including safety and sport glasses
  • No appointments necessary, walk-ins welcome
  • Offers online spectacle measurement service
  • Provides complimentary cleanings and adjustments

Contact us by e-mail at: uioptical@uiowa.edu or uiopticalIRL@uiowa.edu

Care Team

Physician, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences