About Us

Ashworth Vision Clinic StaffDr. Barbara Scheetz is a Des Moines native, a graduate of Dowling High School, and Drake University. She received her Doctor of Optometry Degree from the University of Houston in 1989. Upon graduating, she returned to practice in the Des Moines area.

In 1997 Dr. Scheetz was appointed by the governor to be a member of the Iowa Board of Optometric Examiners, which she was a part of for nine years.

In 1998, Barbara received "The Young Optometrist of the Year Award" for the state of Iowa. The award is given to an optometrist who shows leadership, dedication and commitment to the profession.

Dr. Pietig is a native of Carroll, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Biology, He then received his Doctorate in 2007 from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. Dr. Pietig is involved in the diagnosis and treatment of all ocular conditions such as diabetes, glaucoma , dry eyes, as well as many childhood conditions, such as lazy eye and amblyopia.  He also has an interest in fitting multifocal contact lenses.   Dr. Pietig enjoys traveling, scuba diving, running, and golfing. Dr. Todd Pietig is married to Dr. Mandy Pietig, an optometrist, and they have a son, Alexander.  

Our professional staff can help fit you into a pair of glasses that are just right for you. We are experts in fitting contact lenses as well and can handle the most specialized needs. Whether you need soft or rigid, monovision or bifocal lenses, we are experienced in handling the most difficult of prescriptions.

Our optical laboratory has the latest equipment to not only fabricate your glasses, but to maintain and repair them should they become damaged or broken. All outside prescriptions are welcome. Our lab technicians are able to tint, coat, harden and edge spectacle lenses. Our highly qualified staff are able to adjust and fit your glasses to you for the best comfort and vision.

Dr. Barbara Scheetz, Dr. Todd Pietig and the professional staff at Ashworth Vision Clinic remain committed to providing personalized eye care at the highest level, for every patient, from infants to senior citizens. Come see us today!

Barbara Scheetz Barbara Scheetz

Elisha Clark Elisha Clark
Office Manager

Todd  Pietig Todd Pietig

Miles Nelson Miles Nelson

Cherish Rose Cherish Rose

Tracey Sloan Tracey Sloan

Brittney Dickerson Brittney Dickerson

Ashley Grubbs Ashley Grubbs
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