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Eyes and Allergies in the Spring

Q&A with a Comprehensive Eye Care Specialist Dr. Emily Hutchins is one of our comprehensive eye care specialists at Northwest Eye. She joined Northwest Eye in 2022 and practices in our Golden Valley, St. Anthony, and Wayzata locations. With spring just around the corner, Be Eye Wise and join us for a Q&A with Dr…. Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on March 7, 2023

Black History Month: A Discussion with Dr. Ijeoma Chinwuba

Dr. Ijeoma Chinwuba, a comprehensive ophthalmologist at Northwest Eye, is proud to continue building on a legacy of Black doctors that came before her. She grew up seeing other Black women, including her mother, represented within a wide range of medical specialties. This representation allowed her to visualize a career in medicine. “I am where… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on February 27, 2023

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2023 Readers’ Choice Award Winner

Readers’ Choice Winner: The 2023 Readers’ Choice ballots were published in all SUN Media publications and Northwest Eye was voted Best Ophthalmologist/Eye Surgeon by Excelsior, Crystal, and New Hope readers! Thank you to everyone who voted for us! We are so grateful to be part of this community. 

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on February 16, 2023

Q&A with Dr. Nicholas Schmitt

Be Eye Wise: An Eyelid Lift Dr. Nicholas Schmitt is our Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Northwest Eye, specializing in the surgical treatment and management of conditions that affect the eyelids, lacrimal (tear) system and the orbit (the cavity surrounding the eye). Dr. Schmitt joined Northwest Eye in 2005 and has been helping patients… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on February 13, 2023

Pediatric Eye Care – Q&A with Dr. Origlieri

At Northwest Eye, we have four pediatric ophthalmologists and one pediatric optometrist who specialize in children’s eye health. Our pediatric locations include Minnetonka, Maple Grove, and Woodbury. Dr. Catherine Origlieri specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and pediatric eye alignment. In addition, she is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, is a fellow of the American… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on January 10, 2023

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Dry Eye Season and What You Should Know

Our tears may indicate joyful emotions like getting a dream job, or disappointing feelings like watching your team miss the playoffs. Beyond indicating emotions, tears play a significant role in our ocular health. Tears have several important functions like lubricating our eyes so we can see properly. Dry eye is a condition that occurs when… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on November 10, 2022

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Beware of Costume Contacts this Halloween

The month of October always features creative costumes and renditions of superheroes, TV characters and other Halloween outfits.  Although you’d like your costume to get a second glance, it’s important to keep safety top of mind as you put together your outfit. Custom contact lenses are sometimes used to elevate a costume, by making the… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on October 11, 2022

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When Can a Child Wear Contact Lenses?

The new school year is underway, you are busier than ever, and your child is asking you, “am I old enough to get contact lenses?” Wearing contact lenses has become a much more popular option for many children and teens.  When it comes to the “right age” for children and contacts, there really isn’t one,… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on September 12, 2022

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Uncommon Signs Your Child May Need an Eye Exam

With the end of summer right around the corner, back to school lists start to pile up with everything from school supplies, new clothes, and shoes, to doctor appointments and haircuts. But does your list include an eye exam? The Ophthalmologists and Optometrists at Northwest Eye believe it should.  In honor of August being Children’s… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on August 10, 2022

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Northwest Eye Providers Named ‘Top Doctors’ 2022

Congratulations to Dr. John Berestka and Dr. W. Keith Engel for being named ‘Top Doctors’ by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine! We are extremely proud that Northwest Eye providers have earned the confidence and high regard of their patients and peers. To see a full list of the winners, visit Mpls. St. Paul’s official list of… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on August 2, 2022


Serving Our Community

With six locations throughout the Twin Cities metro area, Northwest Eye is among the largest eye care providers in the Midwest. Be Eye Wise and schedule a general eye exam or a specific service consultation today. We have optical  at the following offices:  Golden Valley, Minnetonka, Maple Grove, St. Anthony, and Wayzata, MN.

8501 Golden Valley Rd., Suite 100
Golden Valley, MN 55427
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12000 Elm Creek Blvd N., Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN 55369
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6060 Clearwater Dr., Suite 150
Minnetonka, MN 55343
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2601 39th Ave NE., Suite 1
St. Anthony, MN 55421
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250 Central Ave N., Suites 105 & 107, Optical Suite 106
Wayzata, MN 55391
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7125 Tamarack Rd, Suite 150,
Woodbury, MN 55125
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11091 Ulysses St NE., Suite 400
Blaine, MN 55434
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9801 Dupont Ave S., Suite 100
Bloomington, MN 55431
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10709 Wayzata Blvd., Suites 100 & 120
Minnetonka, MN 55305
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