About Us

Downtown Eye Care provides comprehensive eye care for your entire family – including children! We provide eye exams for routine vision care as well as ocular medical conditions. We have an optical shop with a wide selection of frames including designer brands and the latest technology in digital lenses. Downtown Eye Care is located on the skywalk level in Capital Square in the heart of downtown Des Moines at 4th and Locust.

When it comes to the eye care needs of your family, you deserve to be in expert hands!

Call 515-281-0902 today and make an appointment with Dr. Barbara Evans.


Barbara EvabsDr. Barbara Evans, MD

Dr. Barbara Evans, M.D. is an ophthalmologist certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She is a proud native of Des Moines having graduated as a Hoover Husky. Dr. Evans received her biology degree from Simpson College where she was class valedictorian. She is a lifelong Iowa Hawkeye fan having graduated from the U of I medical school as well as completing her ophthalmology residency in the shadow of Kinnick Stadium.

Dr. Evans is happy to bring the latest in eye care technology, along with personal service and care, to patients in the greater Des Moines area.

Dr. Evans strives to take care of our patient’s needs with compassion and a cheerful attitude. Laughter and smiles get our staff through a busy day and reassure our patients that we enjoy taking good care of them. She even considers her staff to be her “work family”.


Dr. Evans and all of Downtown Eye Care’s professional staff are thankful for the opportunity to provide for your family’s eye care needs. We recognize that you have a choice of where to go to care for your eye health, and are committed to exceeding all of your expectations!