Uptown Eye Care serves patients of all ages, with our eye care services designed to meet the needs of our patients from infancy through maturity. We provide total eye health care, from evaluating the developing vision in a young child to diagnosing and caring for the needs of the aging visual system.
Dr. Mary Gregory specializes in the needs of our young patients. During a child’s first twelve years 80% of all learning comes through vision, yet vision problems affect 1 in 20 preschoolers and 1 in 4 school age children. Dr. Gregory is an InfantSee provider. InfantSEE® is a public health program designed to ensure that eye and vision care becomes an integral part of infant wellness care to improve a child’s quality of life. Under this program, member optometrists will provide a comprehensive infant eye assessment within the first year of life as a no cost public health service. Dr. Gregory will test for visual acuity, excessive or unequal amounts of nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, evaluate eye alignment, and examine eye teaming ability. The health of your baby’s eyes will be assessed as well. Although problems are not common, it is important to identify children who have specific risk factors at this stage. Vision development and eye health problems can be more easily corrected if treatment is begun early. For more information go to: www.uptowneyecare.com/services/infantsee
Dr. Gregory recommends that children have a complete eye exam between 9-12 months, at 3 or 4 years old and when entering kindergarten and first grade to ensure they do not struggle or fall behind in their ability to learn and read. For more information on vision and learning go to: www.uptowneyecare.com/services/your-childs-vision
Dr. Elaine Happ specializes in treating the condition known as Dry Eye Disease. Uptown Eye Care is an Accredited Dry Eye Center, dedicated to providing the highest quality of dry eye care using advanced ophthalmic diagnostic techniques and treatments. Dr. Happ has developed a diagnosis and treatment protocol that provides relief from the discomfort and damage that results from dry eye disease. For more information on Dry Eye Disease go to: www.uptowneyecare.com/dry-eye-disease-ded
Dr. Happ has years of experience in diagnosing and managing patients with glaucoma, macular degeneration and other age-related diseases. She cares for patients’ low vision needs and provides pre and post-operative care for those having refractive or cataract surgery, as well.
Our office also provides emergency eye care services for eye infections and eye injuries and removal of foreign objects. If you have an emergency please call our office at 763-271-2020. State of the art microscopes allow us to examine the front surface of the eye and facial areas around the eye for infection or injury. After assessing the extent of the injury or infection a treatment plan will be formulated and explained to you.
Feel free to Contact Us with any questions about our eye care services, your eye health, or to schedule an appointment for you or your family.