Credit Card Icon
Online bill pay
Calendar Icon
Request an Appointment
Filed Paper Icon
patient portal
Doctor Icon
For Physicians
Phone Icon
(763) 416-7600

Author: glacialcm

2023 Readers' Choice Awards Logo

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

man rubbing his dry eyes

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

young adults in Halloween costumes taking selfie

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

Child smiling

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

two students studying

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

collage of doctor Chinwuba

All About Dr. Ijeoma Chinwuba!

Dr. Chinwuba is a fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in Comprehensive Eye Care and Cataract Surgery. Dr. Chinwuba is accepting new patients at our Wayzata, Maple Grove, and Golden Valley offices. Whether you are seeking treatment for cataracts or general ophthalmology services, Dr. Chinwuba is proud to partner with you and your entire family on your vision goals. Check… Read More

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

older couple riding bike

Can you get cataracts after cataract surgery?

June is Cataract Awareness Month! Did you know that cataracts most often occur as a natural result of aging? By age 80, 50% of people have some level of cataract development. To effectively answer whether a patient can develop cataracts again after cataract removal surgery, we must first understand what cataracts are, how they develop… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on June 8, 2022

7 Questions to Ask During Your Child’s Eye Exam

A children’s eye exam is an expert assessment of your child’s eye health and vision performed by a pediatric optometrist (OD) or pediatric ophthalmologist (MD). Eye exams for children are very important to ensure your child’s eyes are healthy and have no vision problems that could interfere with school performance and potentially affect your child’s… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on May 10, 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 & 200
Golden Valley, MN 55427
Additional Golden Valley Information
12501 Whitewater Drive, Suite 110
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Additional Minnetonka (Crosstown) Information
12000 Elm Creek Blvd N., Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Additional Maple Grove Information
2601 39th Ave NE., Suite 1
St. Anthony, MN 55421
Additional St. Anthony Information
250 Central Ave N., Suites 105 & 107, Optical Suite 106
Wayzata, MN 55391
Additional Wayzata Information
7125 Tamarack Rd, Suite 150,
Woodbury, MN 55125
Additional Woodbury Information
11091 Ulysses St NE., Suite 400
Blaine, MN 55434
Additional Blaine Surgery Center Information
9801 Dupont Ave S., Suite 100
Bloomington, MN 55431
Additional Bloomington Surgery Center Information
10709 Wayzata Blvd., Suites 100 & 120
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Additional Minnetonka Surgery Center Information