What to Expect

Your vision and eye health is one of your most valuable assets, and PineCone Vision Center is committed to helping you receive the best eye care possible.  Our mission is to make your experience the most pleasant and memorable it can be. 

Meet the Doctors

Our talented team of dedicated Optometrists at PineCone Vision Center will work together to provide the absolute best eye care services to our patients. We pledge to educate and exceed our patients’ expectations, to fulfill our patients’ needs, and to create a lasting relationship.

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Order Contacts (new)

Contact lenses can provide you with freedom from glasses and enhance your quality of life. PineCone Vision Center takes pride in providing our patients with the healthiest, most comfortable contact lenses on the market. For your convenience, you may order your contact lenses securely and directly right here through our website. 

Eye Promise

EyePromise eye supplements are made from the highest quality, all natural ingredients. EyePromise are doctor-recommended eye vitamins for Macular health, Retinal health, Dry Eye & Contact Lens Comfort, and Vision Performance.

What's New

Get the latest in vision news from our latest news section including latest research, product releases, events and announcements.

News & Updates

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  • All You Need to Know about Swimming and Eye Care

    There’s nothing better than jumping into a pool, lake, river, or any body of water really, on a hot summer day. Swimming is great for your health; it’s easy on your joints while still being a great full body workout. However, swimming is not always great for your eye health. Whether you’re wearing contact lenses or not, it’s important to know all about swimming and eye care. Here is an overview of swimmer’s eye and what swimming can mean for your eye health.

  • 5 Tips for Summer Eye Health

    Summertime is pretty much the highlight for most people—adults and children alike. Barbeques, swimming, summer vacations, holidays, and sunshine just make this time of year a general favorite. That said, summer does require a bit of precaution. We’ve got sunscreen to prevent sunburns, but what about our eyes? Here are 5 tips for your summer eye health.

  • Computer Glasses for Digital Eye Strain

    Whether we’re working, gaming, browsing, or binge watching, chances are a day doesn’t go by where we don’t spend a large amount of time staring at a screen. If fact, according to a market research study, people spend more than 11 hours a day interacting with their devices. That’s up from nine and a half hours just four years ago. Whether or not this is excessive is irrelevant because it’s becoming impossible to avoid it. What’s important is that we consider the new and developing eye strain caused by the time we’re spending on screen time.

Eye on the Community

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  • Dr. Hinkemeyer Meets with Congressman Tom Emmer

    Dr. Hinkemeyer and fellow members of the Minnesota Optometric Association were honored to speak with Congressman Tom Emmer recently about issues affecting optometry in Minnesota. We are so proud to have doctors that care deeply about these issues and improving the quality of eye care for all patients in our state.

  • Vote for Best in Central Minnesota

    We have been so honored to again be nominated as Best in Eye Care and new this year - Best Specialty Doctor, Dr. Colatrella, by our wonderful friends and patients. Please vote today!

  • Join us for our Kids & Vision Therapy Seminar

    Please join us for our
    Kids & Vision Therapy Seminar
    This Thursday, June 21st starting at 6:00 at PineCone Vision Center