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Welcome to Lora L. Durst, O.D., L.L.C
Eyecare and Eyewear
Your Optometrist in Topeka, KS.

Call us at 785-266-5544 today.

Welcome to Lora L. Durst, O.D., L.L.C in Topeka. Dr. Durst and the Lora L. Durst, O.D., L.L.C team strive to provide the finest in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services, and invite you to join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Topeka office.

Lora L. Durst, O.D. provides primary care optometric services to her patients, including comprehensive eye examinations, eye health evaluation, contact lens fitting and follow-up care, and the treatment and management of eye diseases and injuries. Dr. Durst and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Lora L. Durst, O.D., L.L.C, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patient's questions. Additionally, at Lora L. Durst, O.D., L.L.C, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Durst and the Lora L. Durst, O.D., L.L.C staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Topeka area. Our Topeka optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, eyeglasses, glaucoma testing, and pre-and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Topeka office at 785-266-5544.

At Lora L. Durst, O.D., L.L.C, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Call us at 785-266-5544 or request an appointment today online.

You are now able to purchase your contact lenses directly from our office, as well as have them shipped directly to your home (FREE shipping with the purchase of a year’s supply of contact lenses).

We thank you for your continued patronage and for the privilege of being your trusted eye care professional.


Dr. Lora Durst
Topeka Optometrist | Lora L. Durst, O.D., L.L.C | 785-266-5544

3300 SW 29th Street Suite 400
Topeka, KS 66614

20% off of a complete pair of glasses.

Meet The Optometrists

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  • Dr.
    Lora L. Durst, O.D.

    Lora L. Durst, O.D. opened her practice in Topeka in January 2003.  Dr. Durst earned her Bachelor of Science in Genetics from the University Of California at Davis and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of California at Berkeley School of Optometry.  She further strengthened her clinical education by completing internships at Moffett Field Naval Air Station, Travis Air Force Base, and Kaiser Permanente ocular specialty clinics in Oakland, California.  Dr. Durst also served as a teaching assistant at the University of California at Berkeley School of Optometry and as a preceptor for third year optometry students in clinical care.

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  • Dr.
    David R. Barnhart, O.D.

    Dr. Barnhart was born in Wichita, Kansas. He graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology and received his Doctorate of Optometry from Ohio State College of Optometry. His clinical rotations allowed him to gain experience in pediatrics, contact lenses, low vision, and geriatrics.While in school, he was recognized with the Vision Therapy Award, Eschenbach Award for Excellence in Low Vision, and the Ohio State College of Optometry Graduate of the Year.

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Durst and her Staff were very helpful and informative with my eye exam and picking out glasses. She is one of the best in the topeka area and her frame selection can cater to everyone."
    Alex D.
  • "Without Dr. Durst, I would have never known about eye complications since i'm diabetic. She and her staff are extremely helpful, kind, and care about not just my eye health."
    Davis M.

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Lora L. Durst, O.D., L.L.C

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed