The Des Moines LASIK specialists at Des Moines Eye Surgeons invite you to find out if you are a LASIK candidate. Please take our LASIK self-evaluation test and one of our staff members will be in touch with you to discuss your LASIK candidacy.


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Every year, thousands of men and women choose eyelid surgery to improve their vision and the way they look. Droopy eyelids can make you appear older and can also impair vision. Eyelid surgery with Des Moines Eye Surgeons corrects these problems and also removes puffiness and bags around your eyes that make you look worn and tired.


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If you are seeking LASIK eye surgery in the Des Moines area please contact us for a LASIK consultation or eye examination.

Matthew E. Raecker, M.D.

Matthew E. Raecker, M.D.
Matthew E. Raecker, M.D.
Native of Cedar Falls, Iowa

Education and Credentials

  • St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN (B.A., Biology)
    University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA (M.D.)
    Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR (Residency in Ophthalmology)
    University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology, Iowa City, IA (Fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery)

Practice Emphasis

  • Cornea and Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cornea Transplant Surgery, including Descemet's Membrane
  • Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Refractive Surgery including LASIK and PRK
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Disease and Surgery

Recognition and Achievements

  • VISX Laser Certified
    Board eligible, American Board of Ophthalmology

Medical Staff Member:

  • HealthSouth Surgery Center - Des Moines