January 2019

  • Understanding the Difference: Sjogren’s or Winter Dry Eyes

    There’s no doubt about it, dryness and winter go together almost as well as a hat and gloves. Our skin is a little more dry, our hair is a little duller, and our eyes just feel more irritable. Eyes tend to get the brunt of the harsh weather; we bundle up our hands, feet, heads, and bodies with winter gear, but we don’t usually think about eye protection in the winter.
     

  • Winter Woes: Cold Weather and Your Eyes

    Whether you’re worrying about reapplying your sunscreen or concerned about the road conditions after a particularly bad winter storm, the weather impacts our lives in a variety of ways. Our eyes get no reprieve when it’s cold outside; if it’s not the cold air and gusting winds, it’s the dry indoor heat we have to crank up to keep warm.

  • 15th Annual Trunk Show and Sale

    Please plan to join us for our 15th Annual Trunk Show and Sale Thursday, January 17th. This year we will be featuring a new exlusive frame line, Black Fin, along with Kate Spade, Calvin Klein, RayBan, RayBan Kids, Kliik, Fysh, and Super Flex. Current patients are welcome to come to our sneak preview from 1-3:00, the show will run until 7:00. Something for everyone, door prizes, and snacks. We hope to see you there!

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.

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.

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