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Category: Dry Eye

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

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

Research Studies – We Need You!

Dry Eye Study Do you experience eye dryness, irritation, or burning? You may be able to participate in a research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational eye drop for the signs and symptoms of dry eye. Must be 18 years or older and able to refrain from using your own eye drops and contact… Read More

Eye Care Traveling Tips

Whether you’re dreaming of skiing on the fresh powder in Vail or reading a book under a palm tree in Mexico, now’s a popular time of year for a quick getaway. Amongst the excitement of packing, it may be easy to forget about your eye care needs when traveling. We have you covered with these… Read More

Winter is Coming – and so is Dry Eye

As winter approaches, dry eye symptoms may become more noticeable as environmental factors can have a significant impact on the comfort of your eyes. Not only does the cold weather and wind cause eye irritation, but being inside with dry heat causes increased dryness as well. For those battling with Dry Eye, click here for a few… Read More

Patient Testimonial Videos

There’s no question about it – we have the best patients around. We’re beyond lucky (and grateful!) to receive generous Thank You notes from our patients on a regular basis, expressing their appreciation for their experience at Minnesota Eye Consultants. It’s a great reminder of why we chose to work in this particular medical field… Read More

Ocular Surface Disease Patient Education Webinars – Register Today!

The first Ocular Surface Disease Patient Education Webinar will be taking place on Tuesday, October 13th from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. These unique webinars offer an abundance of information on Dry Eye/Ocular Surface Disease, and allow you to join in remotely from whatever location is convenient for you. Ahmad M. Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl, ABO and Scott G. Hauswirth,… Read More


The Dry Eye study at Minnesota Eye Consultants is a publically funded, nation-wide project that examines the use of Omega 3 (a component of fish oil supplements) in treating symptoms related to dryness or irritation. For this project, we are looking for volunteer patients who have dry or irritated eyes to participate in a research… Read More

Learn More About Dry Eye Syndrome

Do you have dry, irritated eyes? Dry eyes affect millions of people throughout the world. With Dry Eye Specialists, and breakthrough treatment options like LipiFlow and Intense Pulsed Light Therapy, we can help! MN Eye is a TearLab Accredited Dry Eye Center. Visit our Dry Eye Center HERE to learn more.

Minnesota Sjögren’s Support Group Meeting

Please join us for the next   Minnesota Sjögren’s Support Group Meeting   Saturday, December 1, 2012 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon     Washburn Public Library Downstairs Meeting Room 5244 Lyndale Avenue South Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419     (For directions, you may contact the library at (612) 543-8375)     Guest Speaker Ahmad M…. Read More