Honduras Mission Trip 2022
Last month, Drs. Mark Hansen, Corey Miller and Chase Liaboe took part in a mission trip to Honduras. Through One World Surgery (a global health nonprofit organization) they provided free, high quality surgical care to patients who otherwise lack access to medical care. Our surgeons were able to perform approximately 70 surgeries during their week… Read More
What are the different lens options for cataract surgery?
In honor of June being Cataract Awareness Month, it is important to know what your options are for cataract surgery when it comes to Intraocular Lenses Options (IOL). Discussing your visual goals following the surgery is an important discussion that occurs during the exam. With the removal of the natural lens, we have the opportunity… Read More
Photos from Perspectives in Eye Care 2022!
Hosted by the Minnesota Eye Foundation in partnership with the Minnesota Eye Consultants, the annual Perspectives in Eye Care event was held on Monday, May 23rd at the Radisson Blu – Mall of America. This was the first time the program has been in-person since 2019, and it was a huge success. We had 324… Read More
DOXO Bill Payment – Warning!
Third-party payment companies like doxo.com want you to think they are our partners assisting with your payment processing to us. Doxo.com and Minnesota Eye Consultants are NOT partners. Doxo.com charges extra service fees and your payments from doxo.com may be delayed, resulting in late payments on your account. At Minnesota Eye Consultants, your safety and the security of your payments is a top… Read More
Why Can’t I Wear Contact Lenses Prior to LASIK?
A lot of patients ask, can I wear my contacts before LASIK eye surgery? The short answer is no, but not everyone knows why. Contact lenses can distort the shape of the front surface of your eye, the cornea, and corneal measurements are crucial in LASIK calculations. After your consultation, you cannot wear contact lenses… Read More
What is the Cost of Eyelid Surgery?
Undergoing an oculoplastic eye procedure, whether it be cosmetic or medical, is a big decision and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. One of the most common questions we receive at Minnesota Eye Consultants is how much does eyelid surgery cost? The short answer is, it depends. Every patient and every surgery is different and… Read More
Vision Project 2022 Part Two!
Minnesota Eye Consultants team members and providers recently wrapped up the second of two-volunteer weekends for the Minnesota Eye Foundation’s charitable event, The Vision Project, at our office in Minnetonka. The Vision Project is the Minnesota Eye Foundation’s longstanding charitable program, where ophthalmologists perform no-cost eye surgery (ranging from cataract to glaucoma and even cornea procedures) benefiting… Read More
The Vision Project 2022
Minnesota Eye Consultants team members and providers recently kicked off the first of two-volunteer weekends for the Minnesota Eye Foundation’s charitable event, The Vision Project, at our office in Woodbury. The Vision Project is the Minnesota Eye Foundation’s longstanding charitable program, where ophthalmologists perform no-cost eye surgery (ranging from cataract to glaucoma and even cornea… Read More
An innovative new prescription eye drop is here!
Vuity is the first and only FDA-approved eye drop to treat age-related Blurry Near Vision (presbyopia) in adults. With these new eye drops, adults with presbyopia (farsightedness), could improve their near vision for several hours, eliminating the need to wear reading glasses during that time. Vuity’s eyedrops have been found to work in as little… Read More
Can I go blind from Glaucoma?
During Glaucoma Awareness Month in January, the American Academy of Ophthalmology advises the public that the best defense against developing glaucoma-related blindness is by having routine, comprehensive eye exams. Our glaucoma specialists are commonly asked, “Can I go blind from Glaucoma?”. The short answer is yes, but it can be avoided. Glaucoma can cause blindness,… Read More