Custom Wavefront LASIK in Minneapolis and the surrounding area
Karen A. Heuer, MD, is a board certified opthalmologies who has performed over 28,000 treatments. Her interest in, and passion for, laser vision correction was born soon after FDA approval of the procedure in 1995, and has only grown over time. In addition to the depth of experience and clinical skills Dr. Heuer brings, she is also known for her caring, comforting demeanor. After spending time with Dr. Heuer, patients are not surprised to learn she trained as a nurse prior to becoming a medical doctor. From conducting retrospective studies on centration methods in hyperopic patients with Angle Kappa to being known to hug her patients, Dr. Heuer’s passion for excellence in patient care is honestly unique.
Dr. Heuer and her team at Joffe MediCenter believe that the cornerstone of a successful LASIK treatment is a thorough patient evaluation. They employ a combination of the latest diagnostic technologies and personal interviews to learn about patients’ vision correction needs, goals and preferences. Dr. Heuer uses this information to create and implement personalized LASIK treatment plans. As a result, patients typically achieve outstanding surgical results and enjoy vision of 20/20 or better.
At Joffe MediCenter, the vision correction team is dedicated to providing sophisticated, life-enhancing eye care. To achieve this goal, they use leading-edge LASIK technologies and focus on attentive patient care. Dedicated to providing the best possible LASIK care, Joffe MediCenter surgeons and team members regularly attend continuing education classes to further their technical and interpersonal skills. As a result, Joffe MediCenter patients receive highly effective LASIK treatments in a supportive, healing-oriented environment.
Patient Care is our Priority at Joffe MediCenter
Joffe MediCenter was founded by pioneers in laser eye surgery (the Joffe family), and its surgical team remains deeply committed to providing the highest quality LASIK treatments and superb patient care. The surgeons of Joffe MediCenter believe that each patient deserves receive compassionate, personalized care at an affordable price. Each Joffe MediCenter clinic is staffed with a support team of experienced and certified technicians and doctors. We think you will be surprised at the empathy, excitement and professionalism during your experience with Joffe.
Leading-Edge Treatments with Advanced Technologies
Joffe MediCenter is equipped with state-of-the-art laser technologies, including All-Laser LASIK. Dr. Heuer and her team develop a truly customized treatment plan for each patient using the Orbscan and custom wavefront analyzers. This diagnostic equipment generates a 3-D map of the cornea and allows our staff to determine your candidacy for LASIK and which laser will give you the best possible outcome from Custom LASIK.
Joffe MediCenter features several excimer laser platforms, including the Alcon Allegretto Wave excimer laser and the Bausch & Lomb Technolas 217z Zyoptix system. Dr. Heuer uses these lasers to reshape the corneas, treating common visual conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. . By using an array of sophisticated diagnostic and surgical instruments, Dr. Heuer is able to help patients realize their dreams of sharp, 20/20 vision without glasses or contacts.
At Joffe, it is our commitment to make high-quality Custom LASIK affordable to as many as possible. With multiple financing plans to fit any budget, your LASIK procedure could be much more affordable than you think.