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Thomas M Scaramuzza OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard; Park Nicollet Clinic SLP
St Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-3150

Dr. Thomas Scaramuzza's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Scaramuzza is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. He is open to new patients.

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

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 practices optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Johnson is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. He is accepting new patients.

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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)

Devon Renee Gubbins OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
St Louis Park, 3800; 3850 and 3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-3150; (612) 467-1877

Dr. Devon Gubbins' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Gubbins's areas of expertise include diabetic eye exam, glaucoma, and dry eyes. She takes Medicare insurance. She trained at Minneapolis VA Health Care System for residency. Dr. Gubbins is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Diabetic eye exams, Dry eye, Glaucoma

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. He is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Edson has an open panel.

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

Dr. Roger Parlanti is an optometrist. He takes Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. Dr. Parlanti has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: General primary eye care

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 takes Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Eye Care for the entire family.

Dr. Steven J Hepokoski MD, 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. Steven Hepokoski's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Hepokoski is affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. He has an open panel.

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

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 works as an optometrist in Saint Louis Park, MN and Chanhassen, MN. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Kroll is affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Eric Tyler's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Katherine Anne Paulsen OD
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
2480 Fairview Avenue N
Roseville, MN
(651) 639-0407; (952) 993-3150

Dr. Katherine Paulsen specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Roseville, MN and Saint Louis Park, MN. She is affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Paulsen is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
4000 Central Avenue NE
Columbia Heights, MN

Dr. Sharon Wolff practices optometry (primary eye care) in Columbia Heights, MN. In her practice, she is particularly interested in eye exam. She is affiliated with Fairview Health Services. Dr. Wolff takes Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Eye exams, Contact lens fittings, Ocular health

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
701 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 873-9494

Dr. Amy Chang specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Chang include rehabilitation. She is affiliated with Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Rehabilitation

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
710 E 24th Street; Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 813-3600

Dr. Ahmad Fahmy works as an optometrist in Minneapolis, MN. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
825 South 8th Street; Parkside Professional Center, Suite M16
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 347-5278; (612) 873-5777

Dr. Thomas Scholtens' specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is professionally affiliated with Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC). Dr. Scholtens is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Sue Woo works as an optometrist in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Woo is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Teresa A Slepicka OD
Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
3900 Park Nicollet Boulevard
St Louis Park, MN
(952) 993-3150

Dr. Teresa Slepicka's area of specialization is pediatric optometry. Dr. Slepicka's areas of clinical interest consist of diabetes and dry eyes. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Health Services. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Dry Eye

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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 they cannot perform surgery. However, optometrists can diagnose diseases of the eye and prescribe vision therapy, 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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