Devoted California, MO, Optometrist

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Meet Dr. Donald Vanderfeltz

A native of Jefferson City, Donald Vanderfeltz O.D., F.A.A.O., has always dedicated himself to serving his community as a local eye expert. He is skilled in providing comprehensive exams, eye disease management, surgical co-management, myopia progression control, dry eye treatment and more for patients in our California office.

As an active member of his community, Dr. Vanderfeltz has held various leadership positions in the local Chamber of Commerce, Parks and Recreation, Area Economic Development Commission, Lions Club, California Progress, and Knights of Columbus. When he’s not practicing optometry or volunteering, Dr. Vanderfeltz enjoys spending time with his wife, four children, and ten grandchildren.

Education & Experience

Dr. Vanderfeltz attended Christian Brothers University before completing his optometry doctorate degree from the Illinois College of Optometry. As a certified Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Dr. Vanderfeltz has committed himself to lifelong learning in the field of optometry by familiarizing himself with the latest advancements and technology. He enjoys using his expertise and knowledge of ocular disease, refractive surgery management, pediatrics, geriatrics, contact lenses and specialty contacts to make clear, comfortable vision accessible to everyone.

Awards & Associations

  • Former President — Missouri Optometric Association
  • Former Leadership — Missouri State Board of Optometry
  • Former Leadership — North Central States Optometric Council
  • Former Leadership — Heart of America Contact Lens and Primary Care Congress
  • Former Leadership — American Optometric Association
  • Fellow — American Academy of Optometry
  • Former President – Missouri State Board
  • Current Member – Missouri State Board
Missouri Optometric Association
Heart of America Eye Care Congress

Come See Donald Vanderfeltz at a Missouri Eye
Consultants location Near You!

Missouri Eye Consultants – California

202 E North St
California, MO 65018

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Saturday/Sunday: Closed


“I was greeted with a warm welcome. The staff was friendly and efficient. My doctor was personable and made sure all of my concerns were addressed. When I needed my glasses adjusted, the technician was knowledgeable and professional.
A great experience overall.”

Rebecca F.

“All the personal there are very friendly and more than willing to take good care of you.”

Kent H.

“Friendly staff and doctor. Was taken in for my appointment on time. There was no pressure to buy new glasses since my current ones were in good shape and my prescription was about the same. Very pleased.”

Richard D.

“Absolutely the best! on time, friendly, and very knowledgeable.”

Sara W.

“Went with my daughter, she is six, they kept us together and moved us through the tests pretty quickly. Everyone was very nice and great with kids.”

Michael N.

“They are very nice and professional. Turns out I just needed some reading glasses. They did not try to push or sell me on glasses I didn’t need. I will return here in the future if I have any more concerns with my eyes.”

Darin H.

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