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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

Important Recall Notice

Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently announced a voluntary recall on several eye drops and eye ointments sold at Walgreens and Walmart stores. According to the Food and Drug Administration, there’s concern that these products are not sterile and can be harmful as a result. The Walmart products were labeled under the Equate brand and include allergy… Read More

Welcome to our 2019-2020 Fellows!

We are excited to welcome to Minnesota Eye Consultants our “Class of 20/20” fellows! We typically have one OD fellow and one MD fellow specializing in cornea, however this year we’re adding a second MD fellow to specialize in glaucoma. We look forward to getting to know these providers and are thrilled to offer an… Read More

6 Ways Getting LASIK Helps Your Family

Summer is the best, especially since you get more time with your family! Considering LASIK but aren’t quite sold? Keep reading to learn how getting LASIK can help your family! 1. No more worrying about your glasses or contacts on vacation Most families take at least one big vacation every summer. Remember your last vacation… Read More

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

For an update on the below Privacy Incident, please click here. 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,… 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