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The Questions You Were Too Scared to Ask, Answered

The Questions You Were Too Scared to Ask, Answered Asking questions about eye care can be intimidating because there are diseases and injuries that just aren't pleasant to talk about. If Read More

Differences Between Near and Farsightedness

Differences Between Near and Farsightedness Nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia) are two common refractive errors that affect how well a person can focus on objects at different distances. These conditions occur Read More

Importance of routine eye exams

Importance of Routine Eye Exams An eye exam every two years or as often as recommended is important to eye health. Even if your eyes and vision seem fine, this might Read More

Protecting your eyes from the Sun

Protecting Your Eyes from the Sun The sun warms your skin and gives life to the world around us. Your eyes, however, are another matter. Sunlight is generally not good for 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

Contact Lens vs Traditional Glasses

Contact Lens Vs. Traditional Glasses Regarding vision correction, two popular options are contact lenses and traditional glasses. Each choice has advantages and considerations that depend on personal preferences and lifestyle factors. Read More

The Pros And Cons Of Daily Disposable Lenses

Pros and Cons of Daily Disposable Contacts If your eye doctor has told you that you need corrective lenses, you might be leaning toward contact lenses – but which type should Read More

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

Back to School Eye Exams

There is a lot to be done when it's back-to-school time. There is so much to do that you might not think about getting your child an eye exam. However, 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

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

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