Minnesota Eye Consultants is a dynamic organization of respected clinical eye care providers and supporting staff with extraordinary educational and professional credentials. We are passionate about patient care and dedicated to improving quality of life through life-changing vision procedures and treatments.
As a team of clinical trial researchers, our surgeons have been actively involved in the development of vision correction procedures since their inception. Our practice serves as a teaching facility, training ophthalmologists and clinical professionals throughout the world on vision correction management.about us
Blurred vision refers to a lack of sharpness of vision resulting in the inability to see fine detail. Blurred vision may result from abnormalities such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia, or astigmatism that can be improved with corrective lenses (eyeglasses) or it may signal the presence of eye disease.request an appointment
Dry eye occurs when the eyes produce too few tears or the tears evaporate too fast. The condition can affect one or both eyes. Lifestyle changes can help, but in severe cases, a person may need medication or treatment.request an appointment
A drooping eyelid is also called ptosis or blepharoptosis. In this condition, the border of the upper eyelid falls to a lower position than normal. In severe cases, the drooping eyelid can cover all or part of the pupil and interfere with vision.request an appointment
As we grow older, our night vision worsens. We have fewer rods (light-sensitive cells in our eyes that distinguish between light and dark) to detect objects in low light and our eyes' lenses become stiffer and cloudier. Other conditions such as astigmatism can also make it difficult to see at night, affecting peripheral vision and depth perception and worsening glare.request an appointment
Halos are bright circles that surround a light source, like headlights. Glare is light that enters your eye and interferes with your vision. Halos often show up when you're in a dim or dark place. Glare is more likely in the daytime. They're a normal response to bright lights, but deeper problems can also bring them on.request an appointment
Astigmatism is a common type of refractive error. It means that some part of your eye (either the cornea or lens) is more curved than it should be. This altered eye shape makes your vision blurry. Most cases of astigmatism can be treated with corrective lenses like eyeglasses or contact lenses.request an appointment
Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a very common vision disorder that is usually diagnosed before age 20. Myopia affects your distance vision. You can see objects that are near well, but have trouble viewing objects that are far, such as grocery store aisle markers or road signs.request an appointment
Inability to see objects clearly from a close distance can be the result of a few conditions. A common vision condition that causes blurry vision up close is called hyperopia, or farsightedness. Farsightedness is typically the result of a flat cornea or short eyeball, which causes light to focus indirectly on the retina.request an appointment
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We are the premier provider in Minneapolis for LASIK surgery. LASIK can be a life-altering decision, increasing your quality of life and enabling you to take part in activities that were previously off-limits or at best very difficult. If you are interested in achieving your best possible vision without the use of glasses or contacts, learn more about LASIK laser vision correction here at Minnesota Eye Consultants. Our surgeons are proud to be the preferred Ophthalmologists of the Minnesota Vikings.learn more
Our practice offers a variety of treatment options for cataracts, including cataract surgery, multifocal intraocular lenses, YAG capsulotomy, and more to patients throughout the Minneapolis area. Cataract removal is considered one of the most popular and highly successful surgical procedures. During the surgery, the clouded lens is removed from the eye and replaced with an intraocular lens implant. If you’re ready to see clearly again, give us a call. We are happy to answer any questions you may have surrounding cataract treatment options.learn more
Glaucoma causes optic nerve damage, most often from high pressure caused by poor drainage of a fluid (aqueous humor), which supplies nutrients to the cornea and lens. The most common form is “acute angle glaucoma,” which accounts for 90% of cases. While glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness, it is fortunately both highly preventable and treatable. Since early detection is key, it is important to schedule an annual, fully-dilated eye exam with your ophthalmologist in order to catch early warning signs of the disease. Don’t wait - visit one of our Minneapolis area locations and start your glaucoma prevention today.learn more
Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery is a specialized area of ophthalmology that deals with the management of disorders of the eyelids, lacrimal (tear) system, the orbit (the bone cavity surrounding the eye), and the adjacent face. Minnesota Eye Consultants is proud to offer a wide range of oculofacial cosmetic services, including lower eyelid blepharoplasty, BOTOX®, collagen injections (HA fillers), endoscopic forehead lift, and more. To learn more about our cosmetic and medical oculoplastic services, schedule a consultation with one of our specialists at one of our many locations throughout the Minneapolis area.learn more
Our focus: to define, develop and pursue the best possible technologies, practices, and services to respond to patients' needs and improve the potential for best-possible vision. We are proud to offer surgery in our own facilities; we have multiple laser and refractive surgery centers in the Twin Cities, and four Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs). With a growing team of dedicated eye care professionals, we are committed to delivering these services in a convenient, community setting.
The focus on research and education at Minnesota Eye Consultants is illustrated by its leadership in teaching and training other ophthalmologists and promising medical students. Through classroom instruction, residency and fellowship training, and clinical research and education programs, our vision is steadfast, and the future is bright.meet the team
"She is absolutely the best! I say don’t ever let her go. Wonderful patient communication skills. Answers every concern clearly and definitely."
"Dr Buboltz is a great optometrist- very thorough, friendly, empathic, and a careful listener. I liked that he offered options for me to consider and summarized before I left."
"Dr Choo was very thorough and professional. She always keeps me apprised of my condition and what to expect in the future."
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Minnesota Eye Consultants is proud to offer patients convenient access to eye care across the Twin Cities. We have 4 locations, each with an onsite ambulatory surgery center (ASC).