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Dr. Ryan W. Nelson


Dr. Ryan W. Nelson, O.D., is an active member of the Iowa Optometric Association and has been a member of the American Optometric Association for over 13 years.

Dr. Nelson serves as the LASIK Clinical Director and has successfully completed certification training for Alcon Wavelight Refractive Suite.  His clinical areas of expertise include refraction for glasses and contact lenses, surgical co-management, dry eye, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease.

Dr. Nelson is from Marion, Iowa, and graduated from Linn-Mar High School before continuing his education at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.  During undergrad, Dr. Nelson was a founding member of the UNI Pre-Optometry Club and served as President for 3 years.  Dr. Nelson is a graduate of Southern College of Optometry (SCO) in Memphis, Tennessee, and he was recognized and earned several awards for his clinical excellence while attending optometry school.  At SCO, Dr. Nelson served also as President of the Lions Club.

Contact Iowa EyeCare today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Nelson.