Ophthalmologist Quad Cities | Eye Care Blog Blog | ESAPC

Cataract Surgery Can Reduce Or Eliminate Your Need For Glasses

Dr. Fenzl Cataract Surgery YouTube video

By: Carlton Fenzl, M.D. (Or View the FYEye video on our YouTube channel.) Tired of your glasses? The new advanced technology lens options used today during cataract surgery can reduce your dependence on glasses. A cataract is a thickening or clouding of the natural lens that occurs as we age. When it becomes visually significant,… Read More


Adapting to Provide Care During COVID-19

couple at laptop

In the early stages of the pandemic when the offices were closed to the majority of patients, Eye Surgeons continued providing treatment for ongoing eye conditions like glaucoma and doctors were available to those needing urgent eye care. Safety was and continues to be a key priority for patient care. New Center for Medicare and… Read More


Eye Surgeons Associates is pleased to introduce Richard Yemm, M.D.

Dr. Richard Yemm

Cataract Surgeon and Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Dr. Yemm grew up in Galesburg, Illinois and obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He completed his medical training at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria and residency in ophthalmology at the University of Colorado School of… Read More


Dr. Howcroft Is Back From Retirement

Dr. Howcroft's mission trip

Dr. Howcroft has generously agreed to come out of retirement on a part-time basis to assist Eye Surgeons with our growing demand for medical retina care and Dr. Elshatory’s upcoming departure in October. Dr. Howcroft cared for patients at Eye Surgeons Associates for 14 years until retiring in December of 2016. He is board certified… Read More


Dr. Wymore, Ophthalmologist and Artist Update

Dr. Wymore Visual Spectrum Abstract 3

Dr. Wymore continues our 2020 celebration by adding a second piece of artwork titled “Visual Spectrum Abstract 4” now hanging in the lobby of our Bettendorf clinic. Dr. James Wymore, who specializes in general ophthalmology, has been with Eye Surgeons Associates for about 28 years. Outside of the office duties, he has dabbled in drawing,… Read More


Sunglasses 30% Off

Sunglasses 30% off

        National Sunglasses Day is June 27th, and we’re celebrating with 30% off the week of June 22 – 26, 2020. Order your sunglasses from the comfort and safety of your home through our online Frames Gallery with Virtual Try-on ability. Browse eye wear from more than 100 designer collections. Use any… Read More


ESA adds Telemedicine in our Continuing Efforts to Serve Patients

man using computer for telemedicine

Eye Surgeons is pleased to provide telemedicine services to expand access of care for our patients. We are dedicated to assisting patients with chronic eye disease or other urgent eye issues. As we navigate the COVID-19 situation, it is vital ESA implement the safest possible measures and minimize unnecessary exposure to patients and staff. It’s… Read More


Eye Surgeons Associates Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Announcement: Updated May 12

ESA Logo

Eye Surgeons Associates Easing Appointment Restrictions Thank you for your patience and support as we continue to navigate our way through the COVID-19 crisis. Throughout these unprecedented times our staff and doctors rose to the challenge to safely serve our communities’ emergent and urgent vision needs. Now that the Governors of Iowa and Illinois have… Read More


Dry Eye Disease Can Get Worse in the Winter

Lori dry eye patient

By Michael Boehm, M.D. “My eyes often burn, look red, and feel dry by the end of the day.” “I have to blink a lot while reading to clear my blurry vision.” Have symptoms like these become a daily nuisance? Like millions of other patients, you may suffer from dry eye disease. Our tears maintain… Read More


Why I Became an Optometrist

Dr. Burgett after surgery

Dr. Sarah Burgett was diagnosed with strabismus around her first birthday. Strabismus, or misaligned eyes, is either a constant or intermittent condition in which the eyes are not parallel and causes an eye to turn in, out, up or down. Strabismus is a common condition, affecting about 4% of kids. In Dr. Burgett’s case, her parents were… Read More


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Bettendorf
Outside Our Bettendorf Location

Main Office

777 Tanglefoot Lane
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

(563) 323-2020
Geneseo
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422 South State Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

(309) 944-8888
Muscatine Satellite
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Located in The Vision Center

1700 Park Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

(563) 263-2020
Rock Island
Outside Our Rock Island Office

Main Office

4731 45th Street Court
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

(309) 793-2020

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