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How to Treat a Stye at Home

Dealing with a stye can be frustrating, as it can be painful and lead to swelling in your eyelid. Most often, they can be treated at home and should clear Read More

The Importance of Eye Care and Checkups

An eye exam should be a part of your annual health appointments. At Lock Family Eye Care, serving West Des Moines, IA, and the surrounding areas, we provide family eye Read More

Orthokeratology FAQ

Orthokeratology, also known as Ortho-K, is a procedure to help improve vision. At Lock Family Eye Care in West Des Moines, IA, we provide treatment for myopia and other eye Read More

Signs Your Retina May Be Detaching

Common Signs Your Retina May Be Detaching Retinal detachment is a serious condition that requires emergency treatment. If retinal detachment is not addressed quickly, it can lead to permanent vision loss. Read More

Dry Eye Symptoms

Dry eye is an eye condition that happens when your tears cannot offer sufficient lubrication for your eyes. Tears can be insufficient and unstable because of varied reasons. For instance, Read More

Healthy aging and Your Eyes

Taking Care of Your Eyes as You Age Your eyes are no different from the rest of your body in the way that they are affected by the aging process. In Read More

Top Causes of Dry Eye

Top Causes of Dry Eye Do your eyes sting, burn or feel uncomfortable? The cause is a most likely dry eye disease. At Lock Family Eye Care in West Des Moines, Read More

Nearsighted vs Farsighted

Nearsighted vs Farsighted If you have trouble seeing things at certain distances, then you most likely have a refractive vision error like nearsightedness (myopia) or farsightedness (hyperopia). Refractive vision errors affect Read More

Smoking and Eye Health

Vision Health and Smoking Smoking can cause all kinds of problems with your overall health, including issues with your vision. At Lock Family Eye Care in West Des Moines, IA, we Read More

Dry Eye Tips for the Winter

Dry Eye Tips for the Winter During the winter in West Des Moines, IA, it is especially important to look out for your eyes. Snow and ice are reflective. Excessive tearing Read More

Early Signs of Glaucoma

Early Signs of Glaucoma  Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that can lead to blindness if left untreated. There are some early signs you can watch for to determine if you Read More

7 Signs you might have cataracts

Cataracts Overview For those who are yet unfamiliar, a cataract is an issue that causes clouding of the lens of the eye that is normally clear. Although this issue is preventable Read More

Early Signs of Cataracts

What are the Early Signs of Cataracts?  It may surprise you to learn that half of the American population contract cataracts by the time they are 75 years old. But, what Read More

Signs of Sight Loss

Our Doctors of Optometry in West Des Moines Want You to Know About The Signs of Sight Loss Scheduling annual visits with an optometrist should always be on your calendar. When Read More

Holiday Eye Care

Holiday Eye Care From Lock Family Eye Care Now's a good time to get your eye care needs taken care of. If you put off a much-needed visit to the optometrist, Read More

Winter Eye Care

Make Eyecare A Top Priority During the Winter Months Winter is here, and if you are like most people, you are doing everything you can to stay warm and protect yourself Read More

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