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14th Annual Eyewear Trunk Show

On Friday, December 1st, we will be hosting our 14th annual Optical Studios Eyewear Trunk Show. This event will take place at our Coon Rapids location, between 9AM – 5 PM. Our Blaine and White Bear offices will be closed during this time. During this event, attendees will have the opportunity to see the latest trendsetting and classic eyewear styles. We will be offering 50% off all frames and anti-reflective coatings*, so if you want to change your look before the holidays – now is the perfect time. All attendees will also have the opportunity to enter in a prize drawing to win free Kodak unique digital lenses and free anti-glare coatings. So, please join us for an exciting day with great offers and prize opportunities. We hope to see you there!               Cameron Medical Center 3777 Coon Rapids Blvd NW, Suite 100 Coon Rapids, MN, 55433   *With the complete purchase of new frames and lenses by December,...

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Kathy Retires After 7 Years

After seven years with us at North Suburban Eye Specialists, we’d like to wish Kathy a happy and relaxing retirement. Our Visual Field Technician plans do some volunteering by caring for sick babies at the crisis nursery and helping out at the Hospice near her home. To celebrate, we threw a potluck in our...

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Volunteering at the Minnesota Special Olympics Summer Games

Volunteering at the Minnesota Special Olympics Summer Games Last Friday, our very own Bridget Axelson, OD and her children spent the day volunteering for the Minnesota Special Olympics Summer Games. The games offered a special program called ‘Opening Eyes’ that helped provide eye care for 460 athletes and fit 573 pairs of glasses, sports goggles, and sunglasses. Many local optometrists and ophthalmologists attended to help support and raise awareness. The Summer Games ran over the course of three days that let participants compete in sports such as track & field, gymnastics, volleyball, and tennis....

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We’re now open in White Bear Lake!

A few months ago we proudly opened our third North Suburban Eye Specialists location in White Bear Lake, MN! Take a look at Dr. Mark Lobanoff and Dr. David Folden celebrating our new location by having a ribbon cutting with the Chamber of Commerce. Don’t forget to check us out at Highway 96 and I-35 E and see why we’re Minnesota’s leader in eye care today....

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North Suburban Eye Specialists Brings New Technology to Patients with the Raindrop Inlay

  A New Year brings new opportunity to make healthy changes for your eyes. Aging can bring a dramatic difference in your vision. Reading the newspaper may have been a part of your daily morning routine, but has now become a hassle having to fumble with reading glasses to see text clearly. This condition, called Presbyopia, is a common occurrence in people ages 40-60 that make it more difficult to read things at a close range. Many people begin to manage this condition by having to hold reading materials far away from their face, causing headaches and eyestrain. Others may cope by using reading glasses, however, they eventually struggle with having to take them on and off throughout their day to see clearly. Sadly, the inconvenience of Presbyopia can start to interfere with your life. North Suburban Eye Specialists is proud to announce an innovative procedure that can help patients attain optimal eyesight for reading. Dr. Mark Lobanoff has decided to bring in a new technology to North Suburban Eye Specialists that can help eliminate this problem. What is Raindrop Near Vision Inlay? This new procedure, called the Raindrop® Near Vision Inlay, is here to help free patients from reading glasses. The Raindrop is a small, clear disk called...

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