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One Hour Optical

One Hour Optical is proud to serve the people of West Des Moines, as well as Clive, Windsor Heights, Urbandale, Ashawa, Waukee, Meredith, Johnston, Beaverdale, and beyond.

One Hour Optical is a modern, accessible eye care practice serving West Des Moines. We take a lot of pride in ensuring that our customers have access to comprehensive eye exams, a variety of glasses and lens options to fit every style and budget, and contact lens options to fit every eye. Our eye doctor, opticians, and staff are here to get you the vision care you need in a time frame that fits your schedule, and quality service is our standard.

Our Eye Doctor

Our optometrist at One Hour Optical is Robert Powell, O.D. a native of West Bend, Iowa and an Iowa State University graduate who is proud to be serving patients here in West Des Moines. Dr. Powell earned his Optometry degree from the Inter American University School of Optometry, where he served on the National Board of Trustees for the American Optometric Student Association and received the Student Affairs Leadership Award. He maintains active membership in the American Optometric Association at both the national and state level.

Dr. Powell specializes in ocular disease and pediatric eye care. He makes a point of looking for vision issues with every patient, quickly identifying solutions, and following through until the problem is solved.

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Our Services

One Hour Optical is your one-stop shop for all your optical needs. We make the process as seamless as possible with a modern office, friendly staff, and a strong commitment to the overall patient experience.

We offer:

  • Eye exams
  • Designer and budget-conscious eyeglasses
  • A selection of top brands in contact lenses
  • A variety of lens upgrades to choose from
  • Lens cutting done in our on-site lab, including same-day service when needed!

Insurance Accepted

Your vision insurance exists to provide benefits to you, including an eye exam and usually some type of corrective lens allowance.

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If you do not see your provider listed, or have questions about your insurance, give us a call and we’ll be happy to help you.

Call One Hour Optical at  (515) 517-8037 today or use our online form to schedule an appointment and see how we can get you the quality eye care you deserve!