Karen A. Heuer, MD

Joffe MediCenter
(866) 685-6993
Dr. Karen A. Heuer - Joffe MediCenter

2311 Wayzata Boulevard South
Minneapolis, MN 55405

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Karen A. Heuer, MD, is a board certified ophthalmologist 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.

If you would like to explore your LASIK vision correction options, schedule your free LASIK exam by contacting Joffe MediCenter at (866) 685-6993.

Joffe MediCenter is associated with many professional associations.

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.

Reviews for Joffe MediCenter

“The no pressure sales approach and the flat rate pricing was what attracted me. I was offended by the “bait and switch” at another provider. The entire process was professional and pleasing. The staff was very good about letting me know what was about to occur and did a good job of explaining the after surgery care.”
—Kirk T.

“All the staff is as good as you get, all very nice and professional. I felt very relaxed and comfortable from the moment I walked in to the time I left after my LASIK procedure was done. My follow up visits were just as great. I wore contacts for many years and don’t miss them one bit. Joffe is the best in the business, so if you’re considering the LASIK eye procedure, Joffe’s the one to see and the cost is the best part. I saved almost half of what my wife paid a year ago at another LASIK place. Thanks!”
—Dan B.

“I am extremely happy with the results of my LASIK treatment from Joffe. The staff is very friendly and available to answer any questions and address any concerns. It was a wonderful experience from start to finish. Thank you.” —Jenn H.

“I was very happy with my LASIK procedure and the results. Also, the Joffe staff made the entire experience, from my initial exam through my follow ups, very pleasant. I’d recommend (and have recommended) Joffe to others anytime.” —Pat P.

More About Karen A. Heuer, MD

Karen A. Heuer, MD, is a graduate of the University of Colorado, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. Dr. Heuer trained as a registered nurse prior to applying to medical school. She then earned her medical degree, graduating with honors, from the prestigious University of Colorado School of Medicine, where she received a number of honors and prizes. With her strong surgical skills and personal interest in vision care, Dr. Heuer went on to specialize in ophthalmology, completing an ophthalmology residency. Her professional memberships are numerous, and have included the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Colorado Medical Society and the Clear Creek Valley Medical Society, among others. Dr. Heuer is certified and has experience with all the leading excimer laser platforms in the marketplace, including the WaveLight Allegretto Wave Eye-Q excimer laser and the Bausch & Lomb Technolas 217 excimer laser. Hailing originally from the Midwest, Dr. Heuer’s academic studies initially took her to the Colorado area, where she spent some time raising her family and building her reputation as one of the nation’s leading LASIK doctors. As her daughters head off to college, Dr. Heuer is excited to reconnect with some family as she spends more time in the Twin Cities. Dr. Heuer is an avid runner and skier, a pianist and a competitive athlete.

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