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What are the different lens options for cataract surgery?

older couple reading

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!

people attending a conference

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?

woman holding contact lens

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?

older womans eye

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

The Vision Project Staff

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

What if I Blink During Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery patients often worry about what may happen if they blink during the procedure. Although this is an understandable concern, there is no need to worry! What should I expect before, during and after my cataract surgery? Before your cataract surgery: You will be asked to arrive approximately 60 minutes prior to your procedure… Read More

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, people with diabetes are more likely to develop blinding eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts. Recent studies have revealed low awareness of the issue among ethnicities at higher risk for diabetes. November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month and Minnesota Eye Consultants encourages those with… Read More