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Monthly Archives: February 2016

2016 Strides 4 Sight – Save the Date!

We are thrilled to announce the date for our 2016 Strides 4 Sight fundraising event! Please mark your calendars for Saturday, October 8th at Como Lake in St. Paul. Last year, we were able to raise a whopping $90,000, helping The Minnesota Eye Foundation to provide medical eye services and surgeries to community members in need. We… Read More

Photos from the All-Staff Meeting

On February 10th, we closed each of our MEC locations for an All-Staff Continuing Education meeting. On top of having excellent informative and motivational speakers and team building experiences, it was a nice opportunity to mingle with fellow co-workers. It’s not often we have all 270 employees in the same spot at the same time!… Read More

Patient Testimonial Videos

There’s no question about it – we have the best patients around. We’re beyond lucky (and grateful!) to receive generous Thank You notes from our patients on a regular basis, expressing their appreciation for their experience at Minnesota Eye Consultants. It’s a great reminder of why we chose to work in this particular medical field… Read More

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

There are an astonishing number of eye injuries occurring everyday in the workplace, resulting in approximately 300,000 Emergency Room visits per year across the nation (according to the CDC). The most dangerous occupations are what you may expect – construction, mining and manufacturing. Surprisingly, there are quite a few other professions that pose potential risks… Read More

In the News

We are honored to have had our name appear in a few News Publications in the recent months. Below are some places you may have spotted us. • Blaine/Spring Lake Park Life – The Blaine Minnesota Eye Consultants location won the Blaine/Spring Lake Park Life 2016 Readers Choice Awards for Best Lasik and Best Eye Doctors…. Read More

Welcome!

We are pleased to announce that we have two new, and very talented, Doctors of Optometry at Minnesota Eye Consultants. Dr. Johnna D. Hobbs started with Minnesota Eye Consultants in December, and currently practices out of our Minnetonka, Minneapolis, Bloomington and Maplewood locations. Dr. Hobbs grew up in Aurora, IL and graduated from the University… Read More

KAMRA Corneal Inlay Wet Lab

The KAMRA Corneal Inlay is an exciting new technology that we at Minnesota Eye Consultants are thrilled to offer. This procedure benefits patients struggling to see up close as the result of Presbyopia (where your natural lens stiffens with age). Shown are some photos of a recent KAMRA Corneal Inlay Wet Lab, which involved Dr…. Read More

My LASIK Valentine Contest – Time to Vote!

This year’s contest is sure to be a close one, as we’ve received some truly incredible, heartfelt nominations this year. Now that we’ve reached the deadline for accepting essays, it’s time to VOTE, VOTE, VOTE! You can place your vote by visiting our contest webpage and logging into Facebook. There are multiple pages of nominations, so be… Read More

In the News

We are honored to have had our name appear in a few News Publications in the recent months. Below are some places you may have spotted us. • Blaine/Spring Lake Park Life – The Blaine Minnesota Eye Consultants location won the Blaine/Spring Lake Park Life 2016 Readers Choice Awards for Best Lasik and Best Eye Doctors…. Read More

Age Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

If you search the web for “Age Related Macular Degeneration”, you’ll find an abundance of information about this common eye condition. While the search results can be very helpful, they can also be incredibly overwhelming. Here are the top three things you need to know about Macular Degeneration. #1 – What is Age Related Macular… Read More