Welcome to Russ' Uptown Optical

Russ’ Uptown Optical is a hip, cutting-edge optical shop located in the Uptown Shopping Center at 42nd Street and University Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa. Fashion-conscious opticians will assist you in selecting great-looking, exclusive eyewear with just the right lenses for your prescription.

"Great service, superior products
and attention to details helps us
stand apart from the competition."
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About us

Russ' Uptown Optical, a family-owned business, provides quality, personalized eyecare. Read more.

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Trunk Shows

Make plans to come to our next Trunk Show, December 7th from 8:30 am to 3 pm. Read more.

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News & Information

Wondering what is the latest news in eyewear and fashion? Or why personalized service at Russ' Uptown Optical is a priority? Read more.