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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

Now offering virtual visits for non-urgent appointments

Recent government action has expanded telehealth coverage for patients nationwide. Simply put, this means that you don’t have to wait to schedule face-to-face, non-urgent appointments with our expert ophthalmologists. By using chat technology (like Apple FaceTime) on a smartphone or tablet, qualifying patients can schedule a live interactive visit with one of our providers. Please… Read More

Do You Know How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy and Safe at Work?

March has been designated as Workplace Eye Wellness Month by both the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Prevent Blindness, a non-profit organization. At Minnesota Eye Consultants, we want all our patients to understand how to protect their eyes at work. Many people don’t realize that there are risks to your vision in any industry –… Read More

Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

December gift-giving is a part of the holiday celebrations of Christmas and Hanukkah for millions of families. Toys are intended to be fun for children, but they can be very dangerous if they are not properly made and designed. Every year thousands of children end up in the emergency room because of toy-related injuries and… Read More

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Vision

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. This is a good time for the doctors at Minnesota Eye Consultants to help our patients learn about how diabetes can affect your eyes, and what proactive steps you can take to protect your vision. Many people with diabetes can live long and healthy lives. But the longer… Read More

October Is Halloween Eye Safety Month

Everyone’s favorite holiday filled with tricks and treats is almost here! October is Halloween Eye Safety Month, so here are some tips that will keep your kids safe this Halloween! Be Safe Outside When it comes to trick or treating, it’s important to be safe when you’re outside. Your kids may want to wear dark,… Read More

Introducing TearCare, a new option to treat Dry Eye.

Dry Eye Syndrome (or Ocular Surface Disease) is a condition caused by the reduction in quality and quantity of tears as a result of inflammation. Sometimes people don’t produce enough tears or the right quality of tears to keep their eyes healthy and comfortable. The most common form of dry eye is when your tears… Read More

Welcome to Dr. Stewart

We are honored to have a new provider joining Minnesota Eye Consultants! Dr. Krista Stewart is an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist specializing in surgery of the eyelids, tear drainage system and orbit. Dr. Stewart  Originally from Madison, WI, Dr. Stewart completed her fellowship with the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for… Read More

How Much Screen Time Can Your Eyes Handle?

As the temperatures drop, do you find yourself spending more time in front of your TV? It’s football season, so it’s only natural to want to root on the Vikings! But is there a limit to how much our eyes can take? Keep reading to learn how much screen time is too much and what… Read More

7 Signs It Could Be A Cataract

Wondering why your vision is blurrier than usual? Are you noticing glares or halos when you drive at night? These are all classic signs of having a cataract. If you suspect you have cataracts, visit Minnesota Eye Consultants in Bloomington, MN for a cataract screening! 1. Your vision is cloudy or blurry Cloudy or blurry… Read More