Welcome to Central Iowa Family EyeCare

Welcome to Central Iowa Family EyeCare in Jefferson & Guthrie Center. Dr. Kyle Stalder, O.D. and the Central Iowa Family EyeCare team strive to provide the best in optometry services. 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 our Jefferson & Guthrie Center office.

Central Iowa Family EyeCare is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Jefferson & Guthrie Center area come to Central Iowa Family EyeCare because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Stalder, O.D. and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Central Iowa Family EyeCare, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Central Iowa Family EyeCare, 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 Dr. Stalder, O.D. and the Central Iowa Family EyeCare staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Jefferson & Guthrie Center area. Our Jefferson & Guthrie Center optometrist 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 contact us page.

At Central Iowa Family EyeCare, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (515) 386-3513 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Kyle Stalder, O.D.
Jefferson & Guthrie Center Optometrist | Central Iowa Family EyeCare | (515) 386-3513

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Meet The Staff

  • Dr.
    Kyle Stalder
    Optometrist

    Dr. Stalder earned his undergraduate education at Iowa State University with a bachelors degree in biology. In 2006, he earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Originating from the Scranton and Jefferson areas, one of Dr. Stalder’s goals was to return to Iowa after graduation to serve the residents of the communities and surrounding communities that he grew up in.

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  • Natalie Mason
    Optician/Front Desk

    Natalie started in the optical industry in 2008 and has been an optician working with Dr. Stalder from her optical begining. In addition to helping you choose the perfect frames and lens styles to fit your needs, you will also find Natalie at our front desk in Jefferson or Guthrie Center locations, greeting you with a smile and checking you in for your eye appointment as well as assisting you during your pre-examination. Natalie resides in Jefferson with her husband and 2 teenage boys.

  • Glenda Hayes
    Optical Technician

    Glenda has been in the optical industry since 1981 and has been working with Dr. Stalder since 2006. Glenda is one of our optical technicians and will assist you during the pre-examination. She is also one of our opticians and will help you find the perfect glasses to fit your needs in both the Jefferson and Guthrie Center locations. Glenda resides in Jefferson with her husband and has two adult children.

  • Kathy Morris
    Front Desk

    Kathy is one of the first smiling faces you will see at our Guthrie Center clinic and will assist you with diagnostic and preliminary testing before your exam with the doctor. Kathy has been in the optical industry since 2008 when she joined Dr. Stalder. Having a great fashion sense she enjoys helping patients in frame and lens selection. In addition to her optical duties, she is also one of our friendly front desk staff and is here to greet you with a smile. She resides in Yale with her husband and two young boys.

Our Locations

Office Hours

Guthrie Center

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Jefferson

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "We use Central Iowa Family EyeCare for all of our family’s vision needs. Recently, we had to have our youngest fitted for new glasses and he made the experience fun for her and informative for us. We know Dr. Stalder will always take good care of our family’s eye care and that’s why we wouldn’t go to anywhere else."
    Jennifer S.