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Wearing Makeup After LASIK Surgery

If you’re like many people, wearing makeup makes you feel more confident and it’s a great way to be creative on a daily basis. Where many makeup-wearers fall short, however, is in their makeup hygiene. Many people don’t think about all of the bacteria their makeup and tools can harbor over time. This can be… Read More

Cataract Surgery Shown To Prolong Life

If you have been diagnosed with cataracts, you are going to be faced with an important decision: should you get cataract surgery? Here at Minnesota Eye, the answer is always “yes.” It is just a matter of when. Many people avoid cataract removal out of fear of the surgery or cost, accepting the fact that… Read More

Can People With Severe Myopia Get LASIK?

Myopia is one of the most common vision problems in the world. In fact, by 2050, nearly 5 billion people will be myopic. Not many people understand what myopia is or how it can affect other aspects of your life (including your LASIK candidacy). What Is Myopia? Myopia is a refractive error that makes it difficult to… Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: New Year, New Logo!

As we head into the new year, we are proud to announce our new Minnesota Eye Consultants and Minnesota Eye Laser & Surgery Center logos. For the past 29 years, MN Eye has maintained its position as an industry leader in ophthalmology and we’ve continued to innovate new technologies and treatment options for our patients…. Read More

“The Laser Will Burn My Eyes” and Other LASIK Myths

Here at Minnesota Eye Consultants, we value our patients and want them to feel safe and comfortable while in our care. That’s why we like to periodically take some time to bust common LASIK myths. We find that the more a patient knows about what happens during the procedure, how it works, and what happens during recovery,… Read More

VIDEO: Listen to What Our Patients Are Saying

Our mission is to preserve, restore, and enhance vision through research, teaching and providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients. We keep these goals in mind each and every day as we set forth to care for our patients. Our hope is that you truly feel our warmth, determination and compassion at… Read More


Dr. Omar Awad and Dr. Mark Hansen are both currently evaluating patients for their KAMRA Corneal Inlay qualification cases. The KAMRA inlay treatment is a procedure that restores near vision and frees patients from the frustration of reading glasses. It is ideal for active people looking to no longer depend on reading glasses or contact lenses for their everyday activities…. Read More

UPDATE: Woodbury & Dr. Kennedy

MSP Commercial and CoBeck Construction have made some incredible progress on our brand new Woodbury location! If you happen to be in the Woodbury area, you can spot us on the west side of 494 near Tamarack Road. (See our Woodbury Map.) Scheduled to open for clinic patients on February 15th, we look forward to offering… Read More

Snow Blindness: The Top 3 Things you Should Know

1. What is Snow Blindness? Photokeratitis. That’s the medical term for Snow Blindness. Simply put, Snow Blindness is basically a sunburned cornea (or front part of the eye). This “sunburn” is caused by overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays, and can be painful and result in temporary vision loss. 2. What are the Symptoms? Similar to… Read More

Can You Wear Makeup After LASIK?

People wear makeup for a number of reasons. It can help with confidence, looking more “put together”, and serve as a creative outlet. There is no question that makeup is an everyday part of a lot of people’s lives. So, it’s not uncommon that we get a few people now and then who don’t like… Read More