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You see every day. Nutritional pollution and sedentary lifestyles are creating a health crisis that’s spiraling out of control, causing increased morbidity and mortality among women, men, and, lately, even children. We’re prescribed more and more drugs for hypertension, coronary heart disease, dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes. Managed care doesn’t allow our doctors the time we actually need to counsel us on a long-term, regular basis. So we keep gaining weight—and losing ground.

Dubuque Family Eye Care’s commitment to your good health doesn’t stop with the vision care we provide. As an extension of our practice, we also offer weight loss and diet management assistance to our patients and to anyone else wishing to live a healthier lifestyle.

Obesity and the health issues associated with being overweight present serious  problems for countless people, including many in our practice and our community. This number is growing every day and something needs to be done, so Dubuque Family Eye Care has teamed up with the professional coaching division of Medi-fast, Optavia® to bring you the most recommended, and effective weight loss and diet management program available today. Featuring medically formulated meal replacements and personal health coaching to help keep you on track, Optavia® has helped hundreds of thousands of people lose weight and keep it off for life!

With Optavia®, you’ll experience weight loss, create health in your life through good nutrition, and cultivate good habits of health one day at a time-replacing habits that can make you ill, overweight, and unhappy. You’ll lose weight safely and quickly with the our 5 & 1 Plan™ featuring medically formulated, nutritious, and delicious meal replacements by Optavia, and be welcomed into our supportive community where healthy habits can grow and thrive.

If you are overweight, feeling tired or unhealthy, or have tried to lose weight and failed, ask us about our weight loss program during your next office visit. Or contact Mr. Adam Howland, at or call (563) 587-8444 for info on our upcoming weight loss seminars in Dubuque, where you’ll learn the basics of how to transform your life through this optimal health weight loss program. For additional information about our optimal weight loss programs, please visit us at

You can also get a jump start on your journey towards a new you by completing our Well-Being Evalution at the link – Dubuque Weight Loss Well-Being Evaluation

Weight Loss Program Overview

  • Complimentary initial and subsequent health coach consultations
  • Average weight loss of up to 2-5 pounds per week
  • Great selection of many interchangeable and nutritionally balanced Optavia™ meals
  • Access to online and phone support
  • Opportunity to enroll and become involved in Optavia support groups
  • Personalized support and nutritional counseling from Dr. Lester and other trained staff members