CoVid-19 Response

We have been closely monitoring the development of COVID-19 as cases have emerged in Minnesota and our local community. Proper sanitation standards are not new to us - our regular protocols require thorough sanitization between every patient interaction at PineCone...

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SWIMMING AND EYE CARE

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...

5 TIPS FOR SUMMER 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...

COMPUTER GLASSES FOR DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

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...

WHY WE NEED TEARS

WHY WE NEED TEARS

Most people only think of tears when we see or feel them rolling down cheeks. Tears are associated with emotions. However, tears are essential to eye health and they are pretty underrated. Tears are more than water and they're more than an expression of...

A GUIDE TO PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES

A GUIDE TO PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES

Is there anything more refreshing than when the snow begins to melt and the weather begins to warm? The answer is definitely no. It means that summer is right around the corner and that it's time to put away the hats and scarves for summer accessories! The best summer...

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE: SJOGREN’S OR WINTER DRY EYES

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,...

WINTER WOES: COLD WEATHER AND YOUR EYES

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...

15TH ANNUAL TRUNK SHOW AND SALE

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...

2019 EYEWEAR TRENDS

2019 EYEWEAR TRENDS

Eyeglasses are something that not everyone has to wear but everyone likes to accessorize with. Whether you're blocking the sun, wearing readers, or need corrective lenses for vision purposes, glasses can make a statement all on their own. As the new year approaches,...

HOLIDAY HOURS

Please note our office will be closed the following days so our staff may spend the holidays with their families. We apologize for any inconvenience. In the event of an emergency please call 320.258.3915 for further information. Monday, December 24th (Christmas Eve) -...

THE BEST EYEWEAR TRENDS OF 2018

THE BEST EYEWEAR TRENDS OF 2018

As another year comes to a close, it's natural to look back on the year. Sometimes we can gain insight into situations and how to handle them better moving forward. Other times, we look back and wonder what we were thinking. Other times still, we're just ready to look...

BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL – FREE LENSES

School is in sight! Head back to school with free lenses by taking advantage of our back to school special! This special is only available until the end of August, so hurry in or schedule your appointment online today!

YOU ARE INVITED TO OUR SPECIALITY CONTACT LENS SEMINAR

Plan to join Dr. Fosso this Tuesday, July 17th at 6:00pm, to discuss Specialty Contact Lenses. Topics will include recent innovations and new technology, CRT (Orthokeratology), and Bifocal Contact Lenses. If you have been told in the past you are not a candidate for...

CLOSED FOR STAFF TRAINING – TUESDAY, MAY 22ND, 2018

Our office will be closed Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 for Staff Training. We will reopen on May 23rd at 9:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we work to deliver you an outstanding experience while visiting PineCone Vision Center.

WELCOME ANDREW MACKNER, STUDENT OPTOMETRIST

We are so happy to introduce you to Andrew, our 4th year optometric student from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR. Andrew is original from Pelican Rapids, MN and received is undergraduate degree from near by Concordia College in Moorhead....

SCHEDULE YOUR NO RISK, IN OFFICE CONTACT LENS TRIAL TODAY!

Have Contact Lenses not worked in the past and you are nervous to try them again? Contact Lens technology is constantly improving and providing comfortable, clear vision for more people than ever before. Come in and see Dr. Fosso for a No Risk, In Office Contact Lens...

HOLIDAY HOURS

PineCone Vision Center will be closed the following days to allow staff to celebrate the holidays with their families. We so look forward to seeing you soon! Closed - Christmas Day - Monday, December 25th, 2017Closed - New Years Day - Monday, January 1st, 2018

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,...

DR. FOSSO JOINS ELITE GROUP OF OPTOMETRISTS

Dr. Fosso passed his fellowship exam for the American Academy of Optometry. In qualifying for and maintaining fellowship, individuals are evaluated against the highest standards of professional competence. Only the top ten percent of optometrist in the country have...

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Our state of the art facility is located at 2180 Troop Drive, Sartell. We are conveniently located just off Pine Cone Road. 

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Address:

2180 Troop Drive
Sartell, MN 56377

Phone:

320.258.3915
866.615.6822

Fax:

320.258.3917

Hours:

Monday 9am - 5pm

Tuesday 9am - 5pm

Wednesday 9am - 7pm

Thursday 9am - 7pm

Friday 9am - 5pm

Saturday Once per month

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