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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


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Check Out Some Pictures from our April Trunk Shows!

Our Wayzata, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, and St. Anthony optical locations hosted frame reps from Prodesign, WOOW, Lucky Brand, Fila, Yalea, and Lafont brands throughout the month of April for our Spring trunk shows. The trunk shows were a huge hit, giving patients and team members the opportunity to shop the latest spring styles before… Read More

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


Cataract Surgery May Reduce Your Dementia Risk

In a recent article published in the New York Times, new research shows that older adults who had cataract removal to restore their vision had a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Surgery to remove cataracts, an eye condition that causes the lens of your eye to become cloudy and obstruct… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on March 14, 2022


Can Too Much Screen Time Impact Children’s Health and Vision?

Children spend more time than ever staring at digital screens—on computers, tablets, TVs, smartphones, and other devices. All that screen time can take a toll on children’s wellbeing, including the health and development of their eyes. ​Research published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, shows that children begin zooming in on digital media devices, such… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on March 14, 2022


Can Age-Related Macular Degeneration Cause Blindness?

Can Age-Related Macular Degeneration Cause Blindness?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can be stopped or slowed if caught early enough, making regular eye exams are crucial. However, AMD can lead to blindness if not detected and treated properly. What is AMD & why must we be aware of it? Age-Related Macular Degeneration (often referred to as AMD or ARMD) is a medical… Read More

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


How can I tell if I have Glaucoma?

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

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


What are the top recommended frames for kids?

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

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


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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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