Dr. Mark Hanson
Originally from Webster City, Iowa, Dr. Hanson attended the University of Iowa and received his doctorate degree from the Illinois College of Optometry. As the founding partner of Eye Care of Iowa, Dr. Hanson has been in practice since 1979 specializing in general optometry and contact lenses. Dr. Hanson is also a board Certified Nutrition Specialist. He runs marathons, enjoys fishing, and works on electronic gadgets in his spare time.
Dr. Jim Blasco
A native of Des Moines, Dr. Blasco completed his undergraduate studies at both Grand View College and Drake University and graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Blasco has been with Eye Care of Iowa since 1986. His specialty areas include ocular disease and contact lenses. Away from the office, Dr. Blasco enjoys spending time with his family and attending sporting events.
Dr. Bernard Lee
Originally from Knoxville, Iowa, Dr. Lee attended Iowa State University and graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1989. He then completed a residency in hospital-based and rehabilitative optometry at the Westside and Hines VA Hospitals in Chicago before joining Eye Care of Iowa. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Lee’s areas of interest include ocular disease, contact lenses, and low vision. In his free time, Dr. Lee enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children.
Dr. Shane Evans
A native of Creston, Iowa, Dr. Evans is a graduate of the Southern California College of Optometry. Dr. Evans has been with Eye Care of Iowa since 1991. He practices primary care optometry. In his spare time, Dr. Evans enjoys family time with his wife and 3 children.
Dr. Jason Nesheim
Originally from Mallard, Iowa, Dr. Nesheim attended Central College and graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry. His specialty areas include contact lenses and ocular disease. Away from the office, Dr. Nesheim enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 young children.
Dr. Macy Fickbohm
A native of Algona, Iowa, Dr. Fickbohm attended the University of Iowa for her undergraduate studies before completing her doctorate at the Illinois College of Optometry. Her interests include ocular disease, contact lens, and primary eye care for the entire family. Outside the office, Dr. Fickbohm enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and cheering on her favorite teams at sporting events.
Dr. Matthew Ward
Originally from Ankeny, Iowa, Dr. Ward attended Dowling Catholic High School in Des Moines and Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his doctorate degree from The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Dr. Ward has been with Eye Care of Iowa since 2012. His specialties include dry eye and ocular nutrition. Away from the office, Dr. Ward enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing ultimate frisbee, weight lifting, and outdoor adventure sports.
Dr. Nicholas Blasco
Dr. Blasco grew up in the Des Moines area and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa prior to receiving his doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry. He then went on to complete his residency at the Baltimore VA and Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University specializing in ocular disease. He has also had extensive training in vision therapy and vision rehabilitation. He joined Eye Care of Iowa in 2014.