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Iowa City Office

Eye Associates is your eye care professional for the diagnosis, treatment and management of eye diseases, injuries and disorders of the visual system.

Eye Associates has been your trusted professional for quality eye care in the Iowa City community for over 78 years. Our comprehensive eye exams use advanced diagnostic technology while providing the personal attention you want and deserve. Our expert doctors take time to answer all of your questions, explain treatment options and provide the best treatments available. Our experienced staff provide superior customer service through effective communication and timely assistance. As part of our premier eye care, we offer the highest quality of vision correction products and services to match your needs. Built on the foundation of patient convenience and satisfaction, Eye Associates, serves all of your family’s eye care needs under one roof. You can count on us to consistently provide you with the highest level of personalized care, for a lifetime of healthy vision.

  • Dennis J. Schlader, O.D.

    Iowa City and Kalona Offices

    Dr. Schlader grew up in Charles City, Iowa. He attended Loras College and received a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1987. He initially practiced with Wolfe Eye Clinic in Marshalltown until he joined Eye Associates in 1989. Dr. Schlader has been actively involved in the Iowa Optometric Association, serving as Education Chairman for the Hawkeye Institute, National Board of Examiners, as well as the Executive IOA Board from 1996-1999. He enjoys running, golf, and family activities with his wife and two children.

  • Jayme N. Wilhelm, O.D.

    Iowa City and Coralville Offices

    Dr. Wilhelm, grew up in Dyersville, Iowa. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology Research from Loras College in 2003 and his Doctorate of Optometry from Indiana University School of Optometry in 2007. He is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Society and a member of the Iowa Optometric Association, where he is co-chair of the Continuing Education Commitee. When not in the office, Jayme enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, competing in triathlons, and bow hunting.

  • Anna M. (Waters) Dimmer, O.D.

    Iowa City, Coralville, and Williamsburg Offices

    Dr. Dimmer was raised in West Branch, Iowa. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health from Iowa State University and her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry. She is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Society, Iowa Optometric Association, and American Optometric Association. Outside the office, Dr. Dimmer enjoys traveling, music, and spending time with friends and family.

  • Nickolas J. Huisman, O.D.

    Dr. Huisman grew up in Grundy Center, Iowa. In 2008, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and then earned his Doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry. He is a member of the Iowa Optometric Association, American Optometric Association and volunteers his time in vision care with Remote Area Medical free clinics. Dr. Huisman, his wife and their Boston Terrier, Jasper, are excited to be settled back in their adopted hometown of Iowa City. Outside of working with patients, some of Dr. Huisman's favorites include being active outdoors, tackling new DIY projects and road trips out West.