What Does Your Eye Color Say About Your Personality?

What color are you? At Edina Eye Physicians, we see all the colors eyes can be, and the best ones sparkle! Come see us today.

We all know our astrological signs and the different personality traits from serious to fun. Some even make charts with all sorts of calculations while others get their daily reading from a funny source online. Either way, it’s interesting. Many scientists in the past did all kinds of studies to see if they could actually… Read more »

What Is an Artificial Lens?

Edina Eye can answer questions when it comes to an artificial eye.

Post-cataract surgery treatment has come a long way in recent decades. Ever since the first successful artificial lens implant surgery took place in London in 1949, artificial intraocular lenses, or IOLs, have continued to evolve. Today, they’re recognized as one of the most effective methods of returning vision to people who have had their natural… Read more »

The Eye and How It Works

The eye and how it works. Edina Eye Physicians can answer any of your eye-health questions. Call today!

They say that the eyes are the window to the soul. Maybe that is why they are so complex. Just as our eyes can show the depth of our emotions, so is the make-up of the eye itself – complex. And how do they see everything around us then let our brain in on that… Read more »

Vision and Eye Health Issues Linked to Diabetes

Make sure to have your vision checked when you have diabetes or hypoglycemia.

Patients struggling to manage diabetes face a variety of health issues affecting virtually every system in the body. Eye health and vision are not exempt from the repercussions of diabetes. The eyes are especially delicate and complex organs. Diabetes is a proverbial wrench that, when thrown into the works of our fragile eyes, can significantly… Read more »

Protect Your Eyes Before Hitting the Slopes

Edina Eye helps with ophthalmology appointments in the Minnesota area. Call us today.

Skiing is something fun for everyone! From just a weekend on the slopes to the Olympics and more. Even sitting in the ski lodge by the fire with hot chocolate can be a fun day. Vision is extremely important when on the mountainside and the glare can be deadly. Protecting your eyes not only from… Read more »

The History of the Eye

History of the eye. Edina Eye Clinic is there for your every need. Call today.

Until recently, scientists misunderstood much of the human anatomy. From wonky illustrations of organs to misplaced faith in phrenology – the supposed ability to predict criminality from a person’s skull size and shape – there have been a lot of missteps when it comes to understanding our own bodies. As may be expected, thinkers from… Read more »

Pediatric Vision Problems and the Importance of Identifying Them

Edina Eye Physicians is your family ophthalmologists, contact us today!

Vision problems in children can be complicated because children, especially very young children, often struggle to describe their symptoms in a clear, articulate fashion. When certain conditions persist, they can have serious ramifications and even require surgery down the road. Complicating matters further, many vision conditions need to be identified at an early age, often… Read more »

A History of Elton John’s Glasses

When looking at the wall of frames, it seems there are way too many to choose from! How can one choose between so many styles? Choices of color, shape, rim – or rimless, size, and more boggle the mind! Maybe we should take a page from Elton John and just go with it and let… Read more »

The History of Glasses

Edina Eye, examinations, Ophthalmology, pediatrics.

When you were in grade school, you might have learned that Benjamin Franklin invented “bifocals” and assumed that meant “glasses.” While Franklin did indeed invent bifocals in 1779, he did not actually invent glasses themselves – he merely created a version with multiple lenses that could help people with more complicated vision needs. So, if… Read more »

Pay for Eye Care with Healthcare Flex Funds

Use Flex funds, HSA, for eyewear at Edina Eye.

Healthcare flex funds, which are kept in a flexible spending account (FSA), are a fabulous option for making eye care payments. Though 87 percent of companies with more than 500 employees offer an FSA option, a meager 21 percent of employees actually sign up.1 Why? As it turns out, many people simply don’t understand the… Read more »