About Us

Dr. Marlin Veatch

Dr. Marlin Veatch was born in Creston, Iowa where he met and married his wife, Marcia. Dr. Marlin Veatch attended Iowa State University and then attended the Illinois College of Optometry. Following graduation from ICO in 1971, he and Marcia moved to Iowa City where he joined the practice of Eye Associates of Iowa City. Dr. Marlin Veatch greatly enjoyed his 36 year career of optometric practice in the Iowa City and Williamsburg areas prior to retiring from Eye Associates in 2007.

Dr. Marlin Veatch and Marcia have three children, Monte, Ryan and Shannon. When Dr. Marlin is not serving patients at Blink Vision, he enjoys traveling with his wife Marcia, restoring cars, and riding his bicycle. Dr. Marlin has participated in riding the full length of RAGBRAI every year since 2008.

In August 2010, Dr. Marlin Veatch was invited by his son Dr. Ryan Veatch to join him part time in the establishing of his new office, Blink Vision by Veatch. Dr. Marlin Veatch was excited for the opportunity to return to practicing optometry and re-establish relationships with his former patients as well as see new patients.