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Thomas M Scaramuzza OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
3800 Park Nicollet Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN
(952) 993-3150; (952) 993-3123

Dr. Thomas Scaramuzza specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He is affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Scaramuzza's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: My practice is general Optometry and I examine school age children and adults of any age.

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Jean M Tass OD
Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
St Louis Park, 3800; 3850 and 3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-3150; (320) 629-7262

Dr. Jean Tass' specialty is pediatric optometry. Her average patient rating is 1.5 stars out of 5. She has indicated that her clinical interests include diabetes and glaucoma. Dr. Tass is affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: glaucoma, diabetes

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Jason Gerard Jedlicka OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
5137 Gus Young Lane
Edina, MN
(952) 475-3787; (952) 641-6226

Dr. Jason Jedlicka is an optometrist in Wayzata, MN and Edina, MN. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Jedlicka honors Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Eye exams Contact Lenses Eye glasses Bifocal Contact lenses Scleral Contact lenses

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
1605 County Road C W
Roseville, MN
(651) 631-8112

Dr. Eric Tyler's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). His average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Roger Lee Parlanti OD-Doctor Of Optometry, OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
St Louis Park, 3800; 3850 and 3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-3150; (952) 993-6450

Dr. Roger Parlanti is an optometrist. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic. Dr. Parlanti's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: General primary eye care

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Dr. Tyler J Johnson OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-3150

Dr. Tyler Johnson works as an optometrist in Saint Louis Park, MN and Burnsville, MN. He is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic and Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Johnson's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: I enjoy providing primary eye care to all ages with a special interest in treatments of glaucoma ... (Read more)

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Dr. Steven J Hepokoski MD, OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-3150

Dr. Steven Hepokoski is a specialist in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Hepokoski is affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Family eye care, from toddlers to seniors.

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Mark L Edson OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care), Primary Care
2001 Blaisdell Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
(952) 993-8000; (952) 993-3150

Dr. Mark Edson works as a primary care doctor and optometrist in Minneapolis, MN and Saint Louis Park, MN. Dr. Edson honors Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Karl James Bakken OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
St Louis Park, 3800; 3850 and 3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-3150

Dr. Karl Bakken's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Bakken is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Eye Care for the entire family.

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Dr. Sharon A Wolff OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
4000 Central Avenue NE
Columbia Heights, MN

Dr. Sharon Wolff's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Wolff include contact lenses. She takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Wolff is affiliated with Fairview Health Services.

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Clinical interests: Vision health, Contact lenses

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Christine M Kroll OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
St Louis Park, 3800; 3850 and 3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-3150

Dr. Christine Kroll practices optometry (primary eye care) in Burnsville, MN and Saint Louis Park, MN. She is affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic. Dr. Kroll welcomes new patients.

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Charles J Dorland OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care), Primary Care
St Louis Park, 3800; 3850 and 3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-4500; (952) 993-3150

Dr. Charles Dorland is a primary care doctor and optometrist in Minnetonka, MN and Saint Louis Park, MN. Dr. Dorland's areas of expertise include contact lenses. He is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: contact lenses

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
2356 University Avenue W; Suite 260
Saint Paul, MN
(651) 645-8124

Dr. Stacey Broecker's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Broecker honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
410 Church Street Se
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 624-2134

Dr. Sue Woo's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Medicare insurance.

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Sara Jo Downes OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
420 Delaware Street Se Clinic 9a; MMC493
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 365-8350; (612) 625-4400

Dr. Sara Downes is an optometrist in Minneapolis, MN. She has indicated that her clinical interests include strabismus and contact lenses. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Minnesota Medical Center and the University of Minnesota Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Pediatric Optometry, Strabismus, Contact Lenses, Dry Eye

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
5200 Douglas Drive N
Crystal, MN

Dr. Mary Laconic is an optometrist. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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What is Optometry?

Optometry is primary care for vision, dealing with vision correction and certain diseases of the eye. Optometrists are the medical providers who prescribe glasses and contact lenses, and they are usually the ones who perform annual eye exams.

Optometrists attend four years of graduate school after college to study the health, function, and care of the eye before they become licensed. They are not medical doctors, unlike ophthalmologists, so in general they cannot perform surgery or prescribe medication. However, optometrists can diagnose diseases of the eye and prescribe vision therapy, certain eye-related medications, and vision correction, such as glasses.

Some common conditions that may be seen by an optometrist include:
  • Refractive disorders, such as myopia and astigmatism, which require lenses to correct the vision
  • Glaucoma, a condition where increased pressure within the eye leads to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries light images from the eye to the brain
  • Dry eye, where there are insufficient tears to lubricate the eye
  • Common infections of the eye, such as conjunctivitis

An optometry exam involves checking the patient’s vision as well as the eye itself and the tissues surrounding the eye. Optometrists may check the pressure of the eye or test to see how well the eyes focus and move. They may ask about any problems, discomfort, or concerns the patient has experienced related to their eyes.

Optometrists are the first stop for most people who need a medical provider to care for their vision health.

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