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Eye Care

Screen Time and Dry Eye Symptoms 

Tips for Digital Device Users  In today’s digital age, screens are an integral part of our daily lives. From smartphones to computers, we rely on these devices for work, communication, and entertainment. While using digital devices will not permanently damage your eyes, prolonged screen time can cause temporary discomfort. These adverse effects are often symptoms… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in Dry Eye, News on April 15, 2024

olor Vision in Children: What Parents Should Know

Color Vision in Children: What Parents Should Know

As parents, we marvel at the world through our children’s eyes, witnessing their exploration of colors, shapes, and the magic of everyday life. Yet, what if their perception of these vibrant hues is different? Color vision in children is a fascinating aspect of their visual development. At Northwest Eye, our pediatric eye specialists, including Dr…. Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in Pediatrics on February 12, 2024

Dr. Hamman and astigmatism

Astigmatism Discussion

Dr. Brian Hamann is an Optometrist who’s been helping patients at Northwest Eye for over 23 years. He specializes in comprehensive optometry, which includes the diagnosis and care of ocular conditions, with a particular focus on contact lenses. We asked Dr. Hamann a few commonly asked questions about astigmatism, which is quite common in older… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on August 11, 2023

Diabetic Eye Care – What you need to know

Although most people know the impact of diabetes on their health, many don’t know how it can affect their vision. People with diabetes should be aware of these effects and take steps to protect their vision. At Northwest Eye, our eye doctors can find evidence of diabetes and diabetic eye diseases during a comprehensive eye… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on May 9, 2023

Emily Ellingson, O.D.

Emily Ellingson is an optometrist serving Northwest Eye’s Golden Valley and Wayzata offices, specializing in comprehensive eye care. Dr. Ellingson graduated from State University of New York College of Optometry. As a student, she was an active member of the optometric community serving on multiple boards for student organizations, including SUNY Student Council, College Vice… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in Uncategorized on September 7, 2022

How To Avoid an ER Visit this Holiday Season

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

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on December 15, 2021

Are Your Eyes Winter Ready

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

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on November 11, 2021

Couple Cooking, Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging Month

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

Posted by: Northwest Eye in News on September 27, 2021


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
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12501 Whitewater Drive, Suite 110
Minnetonka, MN 55343
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12000 Elm Creek Blvd N., Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN 55369
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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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