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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dr. Patrick Riedel recently traveled to St. Louis de Nord on the northwest coast of Haiti to participate in an eye mission trip at Northwest Haiti Christian Mission. While the bulk of the iTeam came from Kansas City, there were a number of participants that travelled from other locations.  Cynthia Ganzer, our own Minnesota Eye Consultants… Read More

Nate talks strategy!

Myth: If you cross your eyes, they’ll stay that way!

Myth: If you cross your eyes, they’ll stay that way. Fact: Contrary to the old saying, eyes will not stay that way if you cross them. If your child is crossing one eye constantly, schedule an evaluation by an ophthalmologist.

Giving Back | Surgeon Medical Mission & Education Initiatives

In this first quarter of 2012, several of our surgeon partners are participating in international medical mission trips or education and teaching endeavors: Dr. Thomas Samuelson is visiting Indonesia with the Orbis Flying Hospital. The program objectives are to teach and train local ophthalmologists while treating medical and surgical eye disorder cases. The ORBIS DC-10… Read More

Meet Nate, winner of our “My LASIK Valentine” contest!

Meet Nate! He’s our ‘My LASIK Valentine’ winner and is going to have LASIK/PRK with Dr. Lee next month. Yesterday, Nate met with our surgery scheduler, Krista, during his evaluation. Check out our first video here and watch for more updates over the coming weeks as we follow him on his LASIK journey!

Meet the Staff: Amanda Burbach

MEET THE STAFF: Name:   Amanda Burbach Title:    Clinical Research Coordinator Work Responsibilities:    Coordinate studies, work with study sponsors and study patients How long have you been with MEC:    About 3 and a half years What do you like most about working for MEC:   Having the opportunity to work beside our doctors who conduct studies that involve cutting edge products and… Read More

Save Your Vision Month: Healthy Vision at the Computer

People who sit in front of a computer for long periods of time often encounter a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. Headaches, neck strain, backaches and wrist pain are common, but, sadly, the most prevalent symptoms of prolonged computer use-eye strain, blurred vision and dry eye-are often overlooked. In fact, eye and vision problems are the… Read More

Save Your Vision Month: Healthy Vision at the Computer

People who sit in front of a computer for long periods of time often encounter a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. Headaches, neck strain, backaches and wrist pain are common, but, sadly, the most prevalent symptoms of prolonged computer use-eye strain, blurred vision and dry eye-are often overlooked. In fact, eye and vision problems are the… Read More

“My Lasik Valentine” Contest Winner!

Congratulations to our “My Lasik Valentine” contest winner, MOLLY ZINDA WOLF! Molly’s essay was “LIKED” on facebook by 490 people! Check out her winning words: “My husband Nate has been wearing glasses since he was young. He has horrible vision and can’t live without his glasses. My husband works so hard to support his family…. Read More