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Welcome to Optometric Associates of Warren Co

Welcome to Optometric Associates. Dr. Winjum, Dr. Anderson, Dr. O'Meara, Dr. Young and the Optometric Associates team strive to provide the best in patient care. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at one of our 3 locations most convenient for you.

The professionals at our practice provide each patient with quality vision solutions and exceptional customer service.

Our staff is experienced in all areas of vision care. Maintaining healthy eyes requires regular vision and eye exams. We look forward to serving you.

Optometric Associates is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the area come to Optometric Associates because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Our team is dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Optometric Associates, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Optometric Associates, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes the Optometric Associates staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Warren county and metro area. Our optometrists offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call one of our 3 locations nearest you.

At Optometric Associates, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. See our location information below and contact the one nearest you for more information or to schedule your appointment.

Craig A. Winjum, OD
Jonathan P. Anderson, OD
Michael J. O'Meara, OD
Pamela J. Young, OD

Exclusive Offer

10% off payment at the time of service


Indianola

225 W. Ashland Avenue

(515) 961-5305

Carlisle

55 School Street

(515) 989-0889

Norwalk

1228 Sunset Drive

(515) 981-0224

Meet The Optometrists

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Craig A. Winjum
    OD

    Dr. Craig Winjum completed his undergraduate education at the University of Iowa. He went on to complete his Doctorate of Optometry at the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. Dr. Winjum enjoys spending time with his family and coaching youth sports.

  • Dr.
    Michael J. O'Meara
    OD

    Dr. O'Meara was raised in the northwest Iowa town of Schaller. He graduated summa cum laude from Buena Vista College with a major in biology and magna cum laude from the University of Houston College of Optometry. He joined Optometric Associates in 1990, serving patients at the Indianola and Norwalk offices. He and his wife Marguerite reside in Indianola with their three children, Alison, Joseph, and Catherine.

  • Dr.
    Jonathan P. Anderson
    OD

    Dr. Jonathan Anderson, origionally from Swedesburg in southeastern Iowa, graduated with a degree in biology from Simpson College in Indianola. He then earned his Doctorate of Optometry in 1999 from the Illinois College of Optometry. He enjoys time with his wife and 5 young children. Dr. Anderson is active in his church and enjoys snowboarding, basketball and camping.

Featured Articles

  • Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

    Similar to a bruise under the skin, a subconjunctival hemorrhage happens when a small blood vessel located between the sclera (white portion of an eye) and the conjunctiva (lining on the surface of an eye) breaks and covers the sclera with blood. Unlike broken blood vessels located under the skin which ...

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  • Decorative (Plano) Contact Lenses

    Colored contact lenses allow you to temporarily change your eye color whether or not you need to correct impaired vision. In this way, you can create a more subtle eye appearance, wear a crazy design for special occasions, or just enjoy a new eye color. Will Colored Contacts Change the Way I See? Yes, ...

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  • Wandering Eye

    A wandering eye is a type of eye condition known as strabismus or tropia, and it may be caused by damage to the retina or muscles that control the eye, stroke or brain injury, or an uncorrected refractive error like farsightedness. With a wandering eye, one eye deviates or wanders in a different direction ...

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  • Reading and Writing

    For many adults, reading and writing come so naturally that they seem almost effortless. However, reading and writing are actually complicated skills that take significant effort to learn. For example, reading involves recognizing letters, associating letter combinations with their corresponding sounds, ...

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  • Lazy Eye

    Lazy eye, also referred to as amblyopia, is a condition that develops in infancy or early childhood, and it typically starts when the focus in one eye is more enhanced than the other. The eye with less focus might be impaired due to a significant amount of farsightedness or astigmatism, or something ...

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  • Dyslexia

    Dyslexia When a child has difficulty reading due to problems recognizing speech sounds and learning how they connect to words and letters, the condition is known as dyslexia, a learning disorder caused by genetic traits that disturb how the brain works. It affects areas of the brain dealing with language ...

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  • Crossed Eyes

    Crossed eyes, also known as strabismus, refer to a condition in which both eyes do not look at the same place at the same time. Often times they both turn in, but may also turn out. What Causes Crossed Eyes? The six muscles attached to each eye, which control how it moves, receive signals from the brain. ...

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  • Autism

    Symptoms and Problems Caused By Autism Autism is a neurological disorder in which the person has difficulty processing and reacting to information received from their senses. The individual also has trouble communicating and interacting socially. Signs of autism include: Lack of shared social interaction Postponement ...

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  • ADD/ADHD

    Approximately 11% of school-aged children have been diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to recent studies. The central symptoms of ADHD -- difficulty sustaining attention, poor control of behavior, hyperactivity -- make it difficult for children to succeed in school. ...

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  • Ocular Motor Dysfunction

    Parents are often aware of the need to screen children for nearsightedness or farsightedness, but fewer know about other pediatric vision problems. Ocular motor dysfunction is a condition that often manifests in childhood, although adults may also have this disorder. Because ocular motor dysfunction ...

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Testimonials

  • "Optometric Associates is the best at what they do and make you feel right at home."
    John D.
  • "Doctors and staff are courteous and very professional. I wholeheartedly recommend Optometric Associates!"
    Jane D.

Locations

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Indianola - (515) 961-5305

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Carlisle - (515) 989-0889

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Norwalk - (515) 981-0224

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed