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  • Top 5 Causes of Dry Eye
    Top 5 Causes of Dry Eye | Maple Grove, Maplewood, & Fridley Optometry There are numerous reasons why your eyes are itchy, red, or otherwise uncomfortable. At Eye Care Center in Read more
  • Highly Nearsighted? You May Be at Risk for More than Thick Glasses.
    Having myopia (nearsightedness) can be the pits, but some people with myopia have increased risk of not just seeing the clock on the nightstand without glasses, but sight threatening issues that can leave permanent vision loss or blindness. Read more
  • Snow Blindness and Sun Protection
    Despite the frigid temperatures, winter can pose some serious sun risks. Reflection off the snow and intense solar exposure can cause temporary blindness. Forgot your sunglasses? That is a serious Read more
  • The Impact of Smoking on the Eyes
    It is well known that smoking has many negative health effects including heart disease, cancer, and breathing problems. What many people may not know is that smoking has many negative effects on the eyes as well! Read more
  • How Often Should I Get an Eye Exam?
    Is it time to get your eyes checked? The answer is probably yes. Read more
  • The 3 O's of Eye Care
    I’m sure most of us have been confused by the differences between all the different eye care professionals at some point in our lives. Here’s a breakdown of the differences between Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and Opticians to make it less confusing for those looking to get an eye exam. Read more
  • Good Vision….Important for a Successful School Year for Students
    Parents everywhere are racing to get the entire back to school checklist completed; school supplies, new clothes, bigger shoes and physical exams at the Pediatrician. Eye exams need to Read more
  • App Based "Eye Exams"
    While we all love the convenience an app can offer, vision should not be taken for granted! Yearly eye exams are important for anyone, not just those who wear contacts or glasses, to ensure optimal vision and eye health. Read more
  • Protect Your Eyes this 4th of July!
    Dr. Tina McCarty of the Eye Care Center in Maple Grove shares some safety tips about why people should take precautions before setting off fireworks, especially sparklers and bottle rockets. Read more
  • Understanding the Treatment Options Migraine Headaches
    When you hear someone describe a visual aura related to a migraine headache, it sounds pretty scary.  For some patients, they have to pull over to the roadside or stop Read more
  • Dr. Steven Nauman Set to Retirement Summer 2018
    Letter to Patients Read more
  • Tips for Buying Eyeglasses
    Here are some tips to help ease this painful process and turn it into something you can look forward to. Read more
  • Down Syndrome and the Eye
    A characteristic upward slanting of the eyelids, as well as, prominent skin folds between the eye and the nose are usually visible in someone with Down syndrome. On top of those external traits, there are many other characteristics that can be more common with the condition making the need for regular eye exams very important. Read more
  • More than “Seeing Stars” The Hidden Visual Problems from a Concussion
    Suffering a concussion can affect a person's vision, both in the long-term and short-term. It's important to understand how the risks of a concussion from the activities and sports in our lives. Read more
  • Work Place Eye Health & Safety Month
    March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Whether you spend hours in front of a computer or use power tools at your day job, it is always important to keep eye Read more
  • Dr. Tina McCarty of the Eye Care Center Discusses Dry Eye Disease & Treatments
    Dr. Tina McCarty of the Eye Care Center in Maple Grove discusses dry eye disease and the treatments that can help during Minnesota winters. Read more

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