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Dr. Barbara Evans, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Des Moines, IA. She has 30 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Evans is affiliated with Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center and Iowa Lutheran Hospital. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Barbara Evans has the following 9 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


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Locations & Directions

Downtown Eye Care

400 Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50309

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