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October Is Eye Health Safety Month

Seasonal Pumpkin with googly eyes

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has designated October as Halloween Eye Safety Month. While most people are familiar with more general Halloween safety tips – look both ways before crossing the street, keep an eye out for kids while operating a vehicle, make sure candy is unopened – they might be less in-the-know about… Read More

No Better Time for LASIK

Does this sound familiar? You step out of your house with your face mask, intent on running a few errands, and then, the second the fresh air hits your face, your vision vanishes, impaired by the frustrating, ever-present symptom of mask-wearing: fogged glasses. If you can’t relate – you are lucky! If this hit home… Read More

Why You Should Consider Eyelid Surgery Today

Woman getting ready for eyelid surgery

As masks become the new way of life around the world, now more than ever, people are focusing on their eyes. This has led to a rising interest in cosmetic eyelid surgery, and we’re happy to be able to provide this service to our patients at Minnesota Eye Consultants. What is it? As the name… Read More

August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month

Congratulations – you’ve made it to August! As an unquestionably unique summer draws to a close, parents and kids across the state prepare for the uncertainty of back to school in our “new normal” environment. Some students may begin their school year with virtual classes and increased screen time, others will be attending school and getting started… Read More

Eyelids, Eyebrows & BOTOX – OH MY!

At Minnesota Eye Consultants, we’re grateful to have a robust team of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons. Specializing in everything from medical procedures to improve your vision, to cosmetic treatments that boost your confidence, you’ll find our team of experts are the best-of-the-best. Drs. William Lipham, Jill Melicher and Krista Stewart have each completed a… Read More

Mission Outreach in Honduras

Sarah Maki, MD performing surgery

In February 2020, our team – Drs. Lindstrom, Hansen, and Maki – flew to Honduras for a mission outreach trip. The trip was divided into two parts, with the first half of the week spent doing surgery in San Pedro Sula and the last half of the week lecturing at a continuing education program and… Read More

Welcome Our New 2020/2021 Fellows!

We are thrilled to introduce you to the newest fellows at Minnesota Eye Consultants! Each year we are proud to host Fellowships in Optometry, Cornea, and most recently Glaucoma. During the year-long fellowship program, esteemed doctors garner even higher levels of sub-specialty training resulting in great insight, experience, and expertise in their field. We look… Read More

June Is Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. The doctors at Minnesota Eye Consultants want to join the American Academy of Ophthalmology in raising awareness about cataracts this month. We know that many of you have special questions and concerns about having cataract surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of you may have postponed a scheduled cataract surgery… Read More

Healthy Vision Month Tips

Each May, eye care providers traditionally observe Healthy Vision Month. We want to remind our Minnesota Eye Consultants patients to think about how important good vision is to their lives. There are things that they can do to maintain healthy vision. People who already have an eye disease or compromised vision can still take steps… Read More

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, thousands of people are hurt by sports-related eye injuries each year. About 13,500 of these injuries result in permanent vision loss. One in three eye injuries involves children. These alarming numbers have been rising over the last decade. The staff at Minnesota Eye Consultants wants to remind athletes… Read More