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Dr. Larry Swanger, OD

Optometry ·  Male

Dr. Swanger

Dr. Larry Swanger, OD is an optometrist in West Des Moines, IA. He specializes in optometry.

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(515) 223-1266

Dr. Swanger accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Avesis PPO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care of Iowa
Coventry Health Care of Iowa PPO
EyeMed Vision Care
United Healthcare
Vision Service Plan (VSP)
Exam Plus
VSP Choice Plan
VSP Exam Plus Plan
VSP Signature Plan
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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Dr. Swanger's conditions and procedures:

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Astigmatism
  • Black Eye
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Dry Eyes
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Hazy Vision
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Presbyopia
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Reading Disorders
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vision Screening

About Me


"Dr. Swanger, recipient of the Iowa Optometrist of the Year Award and past president of the Iowa Optometric Association, has practiced optometry in West Des Moines for more than 30 years. A longtime member of the West Des Moines business community, D...


  • Optometry

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What People Say About Dr. Larry Swanger, OD
The best....I wish he was still practicing at his office. Always listened to your concerns, answered all questions, never rushed, treated me and my family with respect!!!
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