Maria Schweers, Certified Orthoptist
Certified Orthoptist

Maria Schweers, Certified Orthoptist

Maria is a certified orthoptist who has undergone an accredited 2 year training program.  Orthoptists have expertise in helping to treat children with lazy vision (amblyopia) and lazy eye problems (strabismus). 

Maria has worked as a certified orthoptist in private practice pediatric ophthalmology clinics since 1989.  She is very experienced in evaluating and overseeing treatment for common eye conditions in children.

Maria is availble to see patients on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Office Location(s):

Children's Eye Clinic, PC

Lakeview Medical Park
6000 University Avenue, Suite 210
West Des Moines, Iowa   50266

Primary Phone: 515-222-1180
Primary Fax: 515-222-9635

Joined Practice:

Allied Health Education:
     -Maria completed a 2 year course of study in orthoptics at the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology, graduating in 1989.  She successfully completed her boards to become a certified orthoptist in 1989.

Undergraduate Education:
     -Maria attended the University of Iowa graduating with a bachelor of arts degree in 1987.

 AAPOS (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus) - orthoptist member : Since 1993
 AACO (American Association of Certified Orthoptists) : Since 1989