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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dr. Ahmad M. Fahmy Presents at the 2015 ASCRS Combined Ophthalmic Symposium

We are always so honored and proud to have our physicians present and share their knowledge at continuing education programs. Dr. Ahmad M. Fahmy recently presented at the 2015 ASCRS Combined Ophthalmic Symposium in Austin, TX. Dr. Fahmy discussed compliance issues and the dropless approach to Cataract Surgery, noting this approach could “minimize the number… Read More

KAMRA Corneal Inlay – Update!

The KAMRA inlay treatment is an eye procedure that restores near vision and frees you from the constant frustrations of reading glasses. On Wednesday, July 15th, Dr. Richard Lindstrom performed the first four Acufocus KAMRA corneal inlay treatments in this region. All surgeries went well, and each patient was happy on post-op day one! Our… Read More

Tie Day Facebook Contest – Correction

In our June newsletter, we announced we’d be launching a new Facebook contest this summer in honor of Tie Day, with the winner receiving a free LASIK procedure. Due to unforeseen complications, we are unable to move forward with this contest at the present time. Please accept our sincere apologies for the previous announcement. Although… Read More

Here Are 3 Ways You Can Help Your Community Through Strides 4 Sight

Thirteen years ago, Operation Eyesight (formally Mission Cataract) was created as a way for the surgeons and staff at Minnesota Eye Consultants to give back to the community. Through this program, patients who are unable to afford eye surgery have the opportunity to receive the medical care they need and deserve. While driving to work… Read More

Welcome to our 2015-2016 Fellow Physicians!

We would like to welcome Ryan T. Barrett, MD and Kasie J. Mix, OD to Minnesota Eye Consultants as our 2015-2016 Fellows! Ryan T. Barrett, MD Originally from Bellingham, WA, Dr. Barrett received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He went on to pursue his medical degree… Read More

August is Back to School Eye Health Month

It’s a bit difficult to utter, but Fall is swiftly approaching. As we near the season of bright colored trees, apple orchards and hot cocoa, we also gear up to send the kiddos back to school. The normal “To Do List” may contain tasks such as purchasing school supplies, meeting the teachers, and becoming familiar… Read More

3 Ways YOU Can Help Make a Difference in Your Community!

1) Register Join us on Sunday, September 20th for some good ol’ fashion race-day fun and for the opportunity to be a part of something special. Whether you want to run, walk or skip the 5K, we assure you the invigorating atmosphere will not disappoint. 2) Donate There are a number of ways to donate… Read More

The Real Reason We Run | Strides 4 Sight 5K

The race participants and volunteers don’t just partake for the free race shirt and goodie bags (although, the t-shirts this year are excellent!), but there’s a true passion for community and helping people that exists amongst us. Many of the Minnesota Eye Consultants staff members have had the opportunity to see how the funds raised… Read More