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.

UI Optical:

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

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

Similar optical services are available at Iowa River Landing.

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

Are digital lenses better than conventional ones? They can be, but only if they are fitted properly. Watch this video to find out more.

Care Team

Physician, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences