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Alexandria Eye Clinic to become part of Vance Thompson Vision

ALEXANDRIA, Minn., Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For over 43 years, Alexandria Eye Clinic has served the region as a leader in primary and surgical eye care. On September 3, 2018, Alexandria Eye Clinic will become part of the Vance Thompson Vision family of clinics. This partnership will offer Dr. Debby Ristvedt and her team access to workflows, technology, and clinic support that will benefit all their patients and provide her opportunity for collaborative care with primary eye care providers.

"For us, great patient care has always been at the center of everything we do and every decision we make," says Dr. Debby Ristvedt, ophthalmologist at Alexandria Eye Clinic. "By joining Vance Thompson Vision, we are able to bring together our close, personal connection to the people of the region with the latest technology innovations, patient experience workflows, and programs for collaboration with the region's optometrists. It's a win-win for our patients; a local team of professionals supported by a nationally recognized surgical and patient experience program."

The partnership will also allow Alexandria Eye Clinic to focus on providing the latest technology and surgical treatments for cataract, minimally-invasive glaucoma treatments, and advanced corneal surgery.

"We're thrilled to bring Dr. Ristvedt and the team at Alexandria Eye Clinic into our family," says Dr. Vance Thompson of Vance Thompson Vision. "They are a great team and we feel blessed to join them in serving patients. We're thrilled and excited to help them grow and serve even more patients in the Alexandria area."

Dr. Ristvedt is excited about the future opportunities they can bring to Alexandria through the new partnership. "In addition to focusing only on surgery and advanced eye treatments, we are planning and building a new state of the art Surgery Center to better serve our patients," she says. "Work is already underway and we plan to open the new center in late 2019."

About Vance Thompson Vision:

Vance Thompson Vision is dedicated to excellence in medical care through technology, surgeon training, and a focus on the patient experience. With locations in Sioux Falls, SD, Fargo, ND, Bozeman, MT, Omaha, NE, and now Alexandria, MN, Vance Thompson Vision provides warm, Midwestern patient care together with nationally recognized medical excellence. Vance Thompson Vision is the champion of the Collaborative Care model of patient care, leading the industry into the future of holistic care partnerships between doctors.

About Alexandria Eye Clinic:

For over 43 years, Alexandria Eye Clinic has served the Alexandria, MN region with excellence in primary and surgical eye care. By joining Vance Thompson Vision, Alexandria Eye Clinic is empowered to continue its local and regional care supported by a nationally recognized program and access to new treatments, technology, and teams.

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Last Updated: 29-Aug-2018