Why choose Minnesota Eye Consultants?Minnesota Eye Consultants is the proud vision of its partners and surgeons - Drs. Richard L. Lindstrom, Thomas W. Samuelson, David R. Hardten, Elizabeth A. Davis, William J. Lipham, Patrick J. Riedel, and Sherman W. Reeves. This consortium of the most recognized leaders in ophthalmology today is dedicated to providing superior patient care while pursuing significant research in LASIK laser vision correction, refractive surgery, cataract surgery and glaucoma treatment, oculoplastics and total eye care. With four laser and refractive surgery centers in the Twin Cities, an expansive network of satellite offices and clinics in greater Minnesota and a growing team of dedicated eye care professionals, Minnesota Eye Consultants is committed to delivering these services in a convenient, community setting.Research: We are the only private practice in the Twin Cities area that has a dedicated research department committed to improving patient care. Our research team compiles and evaluates patient outcomes. We participate in FDA investigational studies and studies for FDA approved devices. At any given time, we typically have 15-20 active clinical studies in process. We have access to the most advanced technology to help treat complicated surgical procedures. Technology: We provide to our patients multiple, advanced technologies and procedures that fit their unique eye care needs. We have the most advanced equipment to assist in giving the doctor the most accurate and precise results. Therefore, we can give you the best testing and the most accurate measurements to give you what you specifically need for your eye care. Some of the procedures we perform are Accommodative IOLs, Astigmatic Keratotomy, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Transplants, Conductive Keratoplasty, Cosmetic Eyelid Procedures, Glaucoma treatments, Implantable Collamer Lens, Intacs, IntraLase, LASEK, LASIK, LTK, Multifocal IOLs, Natural Lens Replacement, Phakic IOLs, PRK and Yag Capsulotomy.Optical:We offer a wide selection of designer frames and accessories keeping up with the fashion trends of today's marketplace. Our opticians are educated and trained in the latest in lens materials available in the industry, including ultra-thin, light-weight and durability lenses to fit each patient's particular prescription needs. Our contact lens department can provide a wide variety of contacts to fit most patients' needs providing optimum comfort. Service:Our surgeons live in Minnesota. We are going to be here long-term to help you with all of your visual needs. LASIK isn't the only procedure we do, so you can be assured that we will take care of your eyes - no matter what the problem. We are dedicated to bringing you the best care possible. MEC has the reputation in the medical community for handling the most difficult and complicated cases. Other doctors refer their patients with unusual eye health conditions and complicated surgical cases to us. For your eyes, see the best.