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7 Reasons To Get LASIK In Bloomington This Summer!

If you live in Bloomington, then you already know how great our city is! We’ve got culture, farmers markets, a great brewery scene, and a booming downtown. Summer is right around the corner and the perfect time to consider LASIK! Keep reading for 7 reasons you should get LASIK in Bloomington this summer! 1. Enjoy… Read More

Is It Dry Eye Or Allergies?

Have you ever experienced burning, irritation, or scratchiness in your eyes? Did it make you wonder if you have dry eyes or allergies? Dry eye and allergies are two of the most common conditions that can affect our eyes. Since they share some of the same symptoms, it can be difficult to tell them apart…. Read More

Recent HIPAA Breach at Minnesota Eye Consultants

On February 15, 2019, Minnesota Eye Consultants (“MEC”) learned that portions of medical records for approximately 4,556 individuals were not securely destroyed. The patient information at issue may include patient names, dates of birth, addresses and phone numbers, insurance IDs and/or social security numbers, health history and physical exams, medications, diagnoses, and treatment plans. Minnesota… Read More

There’s No Better Time For LASIK Than Now!

Tired of glasses and contacts? If you’re ready to trade the cost and upkeep of glasses and contacts for LASIK, now is the time! Like any surgical procedure, LASIK may not be right for you. The only way to know if you are a LASIK candidate is to have a LASIK consultation. Keep reading to… Read More

Reassuring Reasons To Get LASIK

You’re thinking about it. You know a few people that have had LASIK and are secretly envious. You’re not even sure why you’re hesitating. You figured out how to cover your LASIK cost and found a reputable LASIK surgeon! No worries, though. LASIK, after all, is a surgical procedure, which can make people nervous. Whatever… Read More

Welcome to Our New Physician Assistant

We are honored to have a new provider joining Minnesota Eye Consultants! Mark A. Dsouza has a unique background: he is a Physician Assistant with significant ophthalmology and eye care experience, as he was a practicing ophthalmologist for nearly 30 years in India.    Working primarily out of Minnetonka, Mark will be offering urgent clinic… Read More

20 Things To Look Forward To After LASIK

Thinking about LASIK? You’re likely considering price, recovery, and other factors. But before you get in too deep, don’t forget about things you can look forward to after LASIK! It’s a good thing to be proactive about your health and educate yourself about LASIK, but let’s focus on the fun! Read on for just some… Read More

Why LASIK Is Worth It

Are you considering LASIK but still not sure if the benefits of the procedure are worth the cost? You may also be wondering if LASIK is really as safe as your friends tell you it is. Can you even afford it? And how do you find a LASIK surgeon you can trust with your vision?… Read More

50 Years in Medicine

We’d like to take a moment to congratulate our fearless leader, the founder of Minnesota Eye Consultants – Dr. Richard Lindstrom. 2019 marks his 50th year in medicine and 45th year in ophthalmology, a truly remarkable accomplishment. Over the years, Dr. Lindstrom has graciously enhanced the lives of thousands of patients by helping them reach and exceed their visual… Read More

The Vision Project is Just Around the Corner!

Sponsored by the Minnesota Eye Foundation, The Vision Project (TVP) provides medically necessary eye care services and surgeries at no cost to patients unable to afford treatment. The program is a volunteer effort supported by Minnesota Eye Consultants surgeons and team members, along with the assistance of anesthetists and vendors willing to donate their time,… Read More