January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. More than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. Glaucoma is a group of diseases that cause damage to… Read More
The needs for youth eyewear starts with quality lens materials that are light weight, impact resistant, include scratch protection and give the clearest optics possible. Particular attention should be given to frame materials and its construction to assure comfort, style, and durability for your child’s eyewear. Here are a few considerations when picking out frame… Read More
The holiday season is upon us! With family and friends hopefully celebrating together this year, it is important to keep these gatherings safe and fun, while maintaining good eye health. Did you know? Roughly 1 in 10 children’s eye injuries that end up in the ER are caused by toys. In support of Safe Toys… Read More
Temperatures are dropping and cold winds are blowing, which means the winter sports season is fast approaching. It’s time to break out the ski gear and winter wardrobe to keep your body protected from the elements as you and your family continue sports outside. But you may be neglecting one important body part as winter… Read More
You’ll find some familiar names listed in the September/October issue of Minnesota Monthly Magazine and we couldn’t be prouder! Congratulations to Drs. W. Keith Engel and Alejandra Decanini for making Minnesota Monthly Magazine’s Top Doctors List!
October is Halloween Eye Safety Month! Be Eye Wise and make sure you take all the necessary precautions with costume safety, so you will have a fun and safe Halloween trick-or-treating with your children. Here are three safety tips to keep in mind this Halloween: Avoid costumes that block vision, such as masks, eye patches,… Read More
Northwest Eye celebrates Healthy Aging Month by encouraging seniors to Be Eye Wise and understand the changes that occur to their eyesight as they grow older. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, two out of three Americans falsely believe vision loss is inevitable as we age. Sure, aging can affect your eyes — but vision loss… Read More
Northwest Eye’s Maple Grove office has been named a Neighborhood Favorite by Nextdoor as part of its 2020 awards program!
We are so proud to announce that Dr. John Berestka made it to the final round of the Winning Pitch Challenge for his invention and took home the second-place prize! Already awarded two patents in the U.S., Dr. Berestka has been working on a new way to conduct virtual eye exams. This innovative 3-D camera could offer a… Read More
Wayzata Honored with Best Eye Practice Award In January 2021, readers of the local Plymouth Magazine voted on their hometown favorites. It’s an honor to announce that our Wayzata clinic was voted Best Eye Practice!