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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

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

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

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

DISCOUNT: KAMRA Corneal Inlay

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

RESEARCH ARTICLE: Basketball Players and Eye Screening

In the recently published research article “Retrospective Review of the Duke University Men’s Basketball Team Eye Screening”, researchers seek to assess the effectiveness of performing eye screenings on young healthy athletes. Members of the team are given yearly eye screenings prior to the beginning of the season, and these screenings have occurred for the past… Read More

Halloween at Minnesota Eye Consultants

We had a great time celebrating Halloween this year at Minnesota Eye Consultants! We spotted some incredible costumes and decorated workspaces, and on top of that, we had a festive Halloween Team Cook-Off! See some of the photos below.