About Advanced Eye Care

Denise Muensterman Harvey, O.D.

Dr. Denise Harvey grew up in Troy, MO. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry in 1994. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry in 1998. She is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Missouri Optometric Association (MOA). Dr. Harvey is also a member of the Heart of America Contact Lens Society and the American Optometric Foundation. Her professional interests include diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease: dry eye, cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and foreign body removal. Dr. Harvey prescribes specialty contact lenses including lenses to correct astigmatism and bifocal contact lenses. She is also certified in the co-managment of LASIK and other refractive surgeries. In addition to her optometric activities, Dr. Harvey is a member of the Bowling Green Lions club and the Troy and Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce. She lives in Southern Pike County with her husband and two sons.


Jessica Muensterman Downs, O.D.

Dr. Downs attended the University of Central Missouri (formerly Central Missouri State University) in Warrensburg, MO until she gained early admittance into optometry school. She then graduated with honors from the University of Missouri - St. Louis College of Optmetry with a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2008. She is a member of the American Optometry Association (AOA) and the Missouri Optometric Association (MOA).

During her optometric externship experiences Dr. Downs obtained specific emphasis in the area of pediatrics, including vision therapy and developmental examinations. Additionally, she was fortunate to have over 200 refractive surgery (Lasik, PRK) co-management encounters including both pre and post operative cases. Other professional interests include diagnosis and management of ocular disease, and contact lens fitting ranging from basic to complex. During her education Dr. Downs received recognition for excelling in the clinical performance of gas permeable contact lens fitting.

Dr. Downs is a lifelong resident of Lincoln County. She is thrilled to be working so close to the community where she grew up, as well as entering into business with her sister Denise Harvey, O.D. Dr. Downs resides in Troy, Missouri with her family.