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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

Eye Alignment

Specialists at Northwest Eye can Correct Eye Alignment Problems for Patients of all Ages. Eye alignment problems affect not only the ability to see clearly but appearance and self-esteem as well. Our expert ophthalmologists at Northwest Eye are well known in the Midwest for their skills in treating eye alignment disorders in both children and… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in on May 12, 2021

Pediatric Eye Care

What Signs of Eye Problems Should Parents Watch for in Their Child? Be Eye Wise: Parents may notice signs of eye problems at home that are not detected when their child has a vision screening. Besides showing signs of learning difficulties that teachers may see at school, children may exhibit: What is the Difference Between… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in on April 26, 2021


Can Glaucoma be prevented? Unfortunately, most types of glaucoma are not preventable. However, early detection and treatment can usually control the disease before severe vision loss occurs. Because glaucoma usually affects side vision first, you may not notice early signs that your sight has changed. Be Eye Wise and schedule a regular and thorough eye… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in on April 26, 2021

Comprehensive Eye Care

Comprehensive Eye Exams at Northwest Eye It’s important to know the difference between a routine eye exam and a medical examination, as they include different tests and are billed differently to your insurance company. We also recommend contacting your insurance carrier prior to your visit, to ensure you have adequate insurance coverage. For more information… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in on April 26, 2021

Dry Eye

How Do Tears Work? Be Eye Wise: Knowing how the tear film system works will help you understand what causes Dry Eye. When you blink, a film of tears spread over the eye, making the surface of the eye smooth and clear. The tear film is essential to good vision. The tear film has three… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in on April 26, 2021

Cosmetic & Oculoplastics

What is Blepharoplasty? Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty surgery is a type of facial plastic surgery that involves removing excess skin and fat in the upper eyelids. It is performed through a cosmetically hidden incision in the lid crease, allowing the surgeon to reshape the upper eyelid contours. Removal of extra skin brings out the human eye’s… Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in on April 26, 2021


What is the Function of the Cornea within the Eye? What Are Some Common Cornea Problems that Northwest Eye Can Treat? Your eye specialists at Northwest Eye have experience in caring for many corneal diseases and conditions, including: Conjunctivitis can be caused by: What is Corneal Cross-Linking? Corneal Cross-Linking is an in-office procedure that Dr…. Read More

Posted by: Northwest Eye in on April 26, 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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