Complete EyeCare Center, Christopher P. Olson, OD, FAAO

301 W Monroe St, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa 52641

Phone: 319.385.9534 (24 hour phone)

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An Important Notification to Our Patient Family

By |December 30th, 2016|

Rare Opportunity to Join Our Team of Caring Professionals – Job Posting

By |February 3rd, 2016|

Brand New Contacts Enhance Your Natural Eye Color Making them Look Brighter, More Youthful, and Defined

By |July 27th, 2015|

Define lenses come with three different effects with varying degrees of impact from light to dark. Natural Sparkle is a good choice for blue or green eyes. Those with hazel or light brown may prefer Natural Shimmer. Dark brown eyes can get a boost with Natural Shine. Define contacts have a natural effect with distinctive […]

Considering LASIK? Team Up with Your Optometrist and Gain a Knowledgeable Advocate to Help You Decide Confidently and See Your Best for Years

By |July 20th, 2015|

Have you been dreaming of what it would be like to be less dependent on glasses and wondering about LASIK*? There are so many options when it comes to surgeons and surgery centers. You don’t want to make a haphazard decision when it comes to your sight. But how are you supposed to learn more […]

Top 5 Mistakes Made Trying to Save Money on Glasses (That Actually Cost You)

By |June 18th, 2015|

Watery Burning Eyes? Spring Pollen Spike Linked to Dry Eye

By |May 7th, 2015|

It seems counterintuitive that watery eyes would be a sign of having dry eye, but tears, redness and irritation are prime indicators. If you have these symptoms, which may seem to get better or worse at different times of day or in different seasons, it’s possible you are suffering from dry eye. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 men in the U.S. are afflicted with it. A 5-year study of over 3 million people [...]

When April Brings Red Itchy Watery Eyes

By |April 15th, 2015|

Are you one of the 50 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies? Besides sneezing, runny nose, and congestion, they can experience red, itchy, watery eyes, and eyelid swelling. Here are some suggestions to get relief.

My Eye Doctor Can See What in There?

By |April 1st, 2015|

Systemic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure can all be detected in a comprehensive eye exam. But that's not all. Try brain tumors. When you hear a real life story like this 16-year-old's, it truly hits home.

Video Story: Bionic Eye Gives Hope to the Blind

By |March 30th, 2015|

It's far from what your imagination conjures up for a bionic eye, but for Larry Hester it's a breakthrough. After being blind for 33 years due to Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) he received the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System. His story is featured in this interesting WebMD video report by Robin Roberts

3 Ways to Protect Your Vision

By |March 27th, 2015|

March marks the first day of spring, the annual Spring Break migration, March Madness, and something you probably didn't even realize. It's also "Save Your Vision Month." So before March has gone out like a lamb, here's a final reminder from the American Optometric Association.

With Screen Time Going Up Shield Your Eyes from Blue Light

By |March 24th, 2015|

We’re all exposed to it. Blue light is radiating from computer screens, smartphones, tablets, TVs, even fluorescent and LED lighting. And we’re using these devices more and more. Yet nearly 3 out of 4 adults are unaware of the potential […]

How to Be Absolutely Happy With Your Designer Prescription Glasses Choice

By |March 6th, 2015|

There is no shortage of choices when it comes to shopping today. I can admit to exploring my options by a variety of means for a recent purchase--a sofa bed. So what does that have to do with designer prescription glasses? A lot.

It’s Easy to Give Today–On World Sight Day!

By |October 9th, 2014|

It’s no surprise that today is October 9th. It was October 8th yesterday.  But it may be a surprise to know that today is World Sight Day!

The theme for today is No More Avoidable Blindness. There are 600 million people around the world who are needlessly blind or vision impaired simply because they can’t access appropriate eye […]

We’re Ready to Help Mt. Pleasant See Life to the Fullest

By |May 15th, 2014|

With construction complete, there was a flurry of activity earlier this year.  Complete EyeCare Center…

…was recognized by the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber Alliance (MPACA) for business expansion,
…had a ribbon cutting, 
…and invited the public to tour our expanded and renovated facility and meet our staff during an open house event. 

We’ve since caught our breath.

[…]

Today Google Glass Could Be Yours

By |April 15th, 2014|

Starting at 8:00 a.m. (CST) today, Google opened up a limited number of spots in its Glass Explorer program to any adult U.S. resident. (The cost for Google Glass, available on their website, is $1,500 plus tax.)

If you’re not familiar with Google Glass, it’s a wearable device that allows you to access the internet, send and receive messages […]

Giving and Receiving–A National Volunteer Week Thought

By |April 8th, 2014|

It seems there are “weeks” for everything from the serious to the unusual. In fact yesterday was not only part of “National Volunteer Week”, it was the end of “aPaws International Pooper Scooper Week”. (How did I miss that?!)  National Volunteer Week is intended to inspire, recognize, and encourage service to others.

Volunteers give of themselves and […]

Could You Read an Entire Novel in a Day?

By |April 7th, 2014|

An intriguing new app, called Spritz, has the potential to dramatically boost your reading speed. You can try it here. What do you think? Would you like reading books this way?

Here’s how it works:

1. It eliminates saccades–eye movement between words.

2. It only presents what’s comfortably in focus in your sharpest central (foveal) vision.

3. It aligns […]

Wine, Chocolate & Much More!

By |February 20th, 2014|

The Main Street Mt. Pleasant Wine & Chocolate Walk and our Open House are still on for 5-7 PM tonight. Looking forward to seeing you then! We don’t get to celebrate 25 years every day!
ENJOY…

+ Complimentary wine tasting featuring Airport Road Vineyard

+ Assorted cheeses & meats from Ray’s Specialty Meats

+ Chocolate Lover’s Cake from Ruby’s […]

Google Developing Contact Lens to Monitor Glucose in Diabetic’s Tears

By |January 20th, 2014|

This week Google made an announcement about their project to develop a way for diabetics to monitor glucose levels without repeated daily finger-pricking and blood sampling.  Though still far from being market-ready, the prospects being developed by researchers are interesting.

Google is developing a contact lens with the ability to measure the glucose level in the […]

Best Vision Store in Henry County!

By |December 23rd, 2013|

The Mt. Pleasant News recently asked its readers to vote for their favorites in Henry County. Complete EyeCare Center was again named the Best Vision Store!

Thank you for your loyalty and confidence. We appreciate this special recognition from people in our home community so much.

Before you buy your next pair of eyeglasses, ask us about […]