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Specializing in Pediatrics and Vision Therapy

Dedicated Eye Doctor in Ankeny -
Child and Family Vision Center

Dr. Erik and his staff are dedicated to providing the highest level of eye care and eye exams for the whole family. At Child and Family Vision Center, we offer optometry services for vision therapy, which can impact your child’s reading, learning, school grades and sports performance.

Our office also offers neuro-optometric rehabilitation for anyone suffering from the affects of a concussion, a stroke and other forms head injury.

We believe that comprehensive eye care is a key factor in keeping your eyes healthy. Our eye doctor and expert staff takes the time to discuss and answer any questions you might have and supply you with the most up-to-date information for excellent eye health.

Call today to book an appointment with our optometrist, Dr. Erik Romsdahl.

What Makes Child and Family Vision Center Unique?

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Children's Eye Care In Ankeny


Dr Erik has vast experience in providing eye exams for children and ensuring their eyes are healthy and working correctly.

Undetected or uncorrected vision problems can cause children and teens to suffer academically, socially, athletically and personally.

If your child has any reading, learning or attention difficulties, it could due to a vision problem requiring vision therapy or wearing eyeglasses from our fun range of kid's optical.

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Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation


Neuro-optometric rehabilitation uses a highly-customized combination of visual exercises, specialized lenses, and targeted visual stimuli to retrain the patient’s brain to process visual input properly following brain injury or other neurological conditions affecting vision.

It applies the latest methods and treatments of neuro-plasticity and vision function to help patients develop or regain the essential visual skills necessary for learning and optimal daily function.

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Vision Therapy


Vision Therapy is a customized program of exercises to improve the functioning of the visual system, this program improves the eye-brain communication to enhance vision skills such as eye-tracking, focusing and eye teaming abilities, among others. This is effective for those with lazy eye (amblyopia), eye turns (strabismus), any reading or learning problems, eye strain, convergence insufficiency — and a wide range of other visual problems.

Undetected visual problems may be keeping your child behind.

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Vision Therapy In Ankeny, Iowa

Succeed with Vision Therapy

Poor visual skills can hinder your child's ability to succeed in school and sports. A customized program of vision therapy develops and enhances their visual skills, which leads to increased visual comfort and accurate information processing.

Vision therapy could the solution you have been searching for.

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Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation

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Restoring Vision, Balance, and Quality of Life

Have you experienced dizziness, double-vision or a reduction in your quality of life after a traumatic brain injury, stroke, or other neurological incident? Effective visual function can only occur when the eyes and brain work together as a team to focus, track and perceive the world in motion around us.

Neuro-optometric rehabilitation helps patients retrain the brain and eyes to work together so you can get back to living your live to the fullest.

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Hours & Location

We have convenient hours and are easy to find!

  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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At Child and Family Vision Center, we not only offer comprehensive eye exams and prescribe glasses or contacts, but we take our time to listen to your story and develop a complete picture of your ocular and medical history. Your eye health and peace of mind are important to us.