Many eye care providers claim to be family friendly, but few can match the welcoming and atmosphere you will find at Uptown Eye Care. Located conveniently in Monticello Minnesota, we are just 40 minutes from Downtown Minneapolis and a short drive from Saint Cloud, MN.
The real reason I named our practice “Uptown Eye Care” is to remember how distinctly different the Uptown Minneapolis area was to me back then, and how it stood out as being above and beyond the normal city atmosphere. That ambiance is what we are trying to re-create here at Uptown Eye Care. We hope you get a sense of that when you enter our Monticello, MN eye care office.
Uptown Eye Care’s Dr Tracy Schauer will have a booth the Diabetes Health Fair being held at the New River Medical Center in Monticello, MN next Tuesday. She will be visiting with attendees on the importance of caring for your eye health if you are living with, or at risk for, Diabetes.
The Monticello Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade at the Monticello Community Center on Saturday was a hit! Hundreds of adorable children decked out in costumes filed through the halls in search of chocolate treasures.
“What is the history of contact lenses?” is a common question asked by many patients who are just beginning to wear contact lenses for the very first time. Check out this great contact lens infographic which outlines the many benefits of wearing contact lenses.
Governor Dayton has declared August as Children’s Vision Month. The Minnesota Optometric Association (MOA) has named August 1, as Pre-K Eye Exam Day, a statewide effort that is part of its Good Sight for Kindergarten campaign. Participating MOA members around the state will offer one-time, no-cost eye exams to 5 -year olds entering kindergarten either on August 1 or another date and time.
Computer Vision Syndrome Affecting 100 Million Americans
Some 100 million American workers are affected by computer eyestrain, a symptom of Computer Vision Syndrome, according to Dr. Elaine Happ, Therapeutic Optometrist
We often hear the question, “what is the most nder-diagnosed eye disease?”
While people routinely describe their symptoms of dry eyes to their eye doctor, Dry Eye Disease is one of the most under-diagnosed ocular diseases.
The Minnesota Optometric Association’s 2012 annual meeting will be held Feb 3-4 at the Renaissance Depot in Minneapolis. It has been a tradition at Uptown Eye Care to send the entire staff so everyone can benefit from the excellent education offered at this event.
Uptown Eye Care’s Dr. Mary Gregory will be speaking on vision related issues at local Minnesota schools in the coming months. If you would like to schedule Dr. Mary Gregory to speak at your school please contact us.