Eye Surgery

If you have an eye condition that requires surgery, trust the skilled and experienced eye surgeons at Essentia Health to perform your procedure. 

Eye Conditions That Can be Treated Surgically

Your eye doctor may recommend surgery as a treatment option for:

  • Abrasions or cornea scratches
  • Cataracts
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Eye trauma
  • Glaucoma
  • Impaired or low vision
  • Macular degeneration
  • Retinal detachment
  • Tear duct blockages or swelling


Learn about glaucoma, a group of eye diseases that cause optic nerve problems that can lead to vision loss.

Surgical Eye Procedures

Your Essentia ophthalmologist can perform the following surgical eye procedures:

  • Cataract surgery – Replaces a clouded lens in your eye with an artificial lens that lets you see clearly
    • Laser cataract surgery – Uses a laser instead of a handheld tool for more precise, accurate treatment
  • Corneal transplant – Exchanges the natural surface of your eye for donor tissue that restores vision
  • Detached retina repair – Puts the retina back in place to protect your ability to see
  • Glaucoma surgery – Relieves pressure in the eyeball to preserve your sight
  • LASIK and other vision-correction surgery – Reduces or eliminates your need for glasses or contacts
  • Strabismus surgery – Realigns the eyes so they both look in the same direction at the same time

Make an Appointment

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