Where the FOCUS is on you

Serving the Des Moines area for over 40 years...

Patients throughout the Greater Des Moines area come to Valley Eye Clinic because they know that they will receive the personal attention and professional care that we have become known for. For the last 40 years our team has been dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Valley Eye Clinic, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer any questions you might have about your eye health.

Metro's Best Award for Optometry 2023

Valley Eye Clinic is proud to be named BEST OPTOMETRIST in the Metro in 2023.

Meet your Optometrists

Doctor Matthew Ward and Doctor Erik Kyler stand outside of Valley Eye Clinic
Dr. Matthew Ward (left) and Dr. Erik Kyler (right).

Dr. Matthew Ward

Dr. Ward has been with Valley Eye Clinic since 2017. He heads the clinic’s Dry Eye Treatments, and is one of the foremost experts on Dry Eye Syndrome in the state of Iowa.

To learn more about Dr. Ward, visit his profile below.

Dr. Erik Kyler

Originally from Indiana, Dr. Kyler joined Valley Eye Clinic in 2018. He practices full-scope optometry, but specializes in ocular disease and runs the Ortho-K program at the clinic.

To learn more about Dr. Kyler, visit his profile below.


Our exams can find Myopia Glaucoma Hyperopia Cataracts Retinal Tears

Our clinic is proud to offer the best that optometry has to offer. We provide:

Glasses & Contacts

It's time to see clearly again

Browse our large selection of glasses frames. We provide something for everyone, so regardless of your style and needs, we have got you covered. Work with one of our opticians to find the best frame and lenses for you.

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The Des Moines Dry Eye Center of Excellence

Valley Eye Clinic is proud to be one of Iowa’s leaders in the treatment of Dry Eye. Headed by Dr. Matthew Ward, our clinic offers state-of-the-art treatment options for those suffering from Dry Eye Syndrome.

We Focus On You

Schedule an Appointment

Call us, email us, or visit our office. No matter what your eye health problems are, we will get you in to see one of our optometrists.

Get Assessed

Receive quality care from one of our optometrists. No matter the reason for your visit, your optometrist will help you understand your treatment options.

Move Forward

Obtain the knowledge that you need to make informed decisions about your ocular health. Our optometrists will help you develop a plan so that you can get back to living your life.

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