Meet Optometry Student, Jacob Erickson

Our optometry student, Jacob Erickson currently attends Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon.

Meet Optometry Student, Jacob Erickson

Jacob Erickson is currently an optometry student at PineCone Vision Center!  Jacob is from Brooklyn Park, MN and graduated from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN.  He is currently attending Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon.  Jacob states, “I wanted to pursue a career that would enable me to improve people's quality of life and have always found eyes fascinating.”

Jacob’s hobbies include reading, running and games.

News & Updates

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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.

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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