Dr. Krietlow Your Trusted Eye Doctor in Blaine, MN!

The optometrists at Dr. Krietlow & Associates (located inside Lenscrafters in Blaine, MN) believe that getting the right prescription for your eyeglasses or contact lenses is an important part of good eye care. But seeing clearly is just one part of your overall eye exam. It’s also important to have regular eye exams to check your overall eye health whether or not you wear eyeglasses or contacts, and even if your vision seems sharp.

We Now offer the OPD Scan III Refractive Power/ Corneal Analyzer and the TRS-5100 Total Refraction System by

This cutting-edge technology is unique to our practice. Schedule your exam today to see what it's all about!


Using Clarifye and Optos Retinal Imaging, The optometrists at Dr. Krietlow and Associates can diagnose Glaucoma, Cataracts and Macular Degeneration and identify various systemic disorders like diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol.

Clarifye: The Digital Eye Exam That Shows You More.

  • Clarifye combines advanced digital technology with the personalized touch of skilled optometrists.
  • Clarifye is advanced digital technology with the personal touch of your skilled optometrist.

Click on the video to the right for more information about CLARIFYE !

Eye care Services

Our Blaine, MN eye doctors at Dr. Krietlow & Associates believe in looking at the big picture when it comes to your eye exam, so we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history and your vision needs.  Your eye health and clear comfortable vision is our number one priority. Getting the right prescription involves balancing several factors, including clear eyesight, visual efficiency and your ability to process visual information seamlessly.

Whether you need a routine eye examination, a contact lens evalutation, treatment for eye disease (such as glaucoma or macular degeneration) or eye surgery (such as LASIK or cataract surgery), our optometrists will provide you with the best care, advice, options and follow up.

With our office located in Blaine, MN, (inside Lenscrafters) we have been serving the suburbs of Blaine, Coon Rapids, Fridley and surrounding areas for over 10 years. Schedule an appointment today to see how we can help you get the best prescription for your eyes.

Q&A with Dr. Krietlow

Dr. Krietlow Answers Your Eyecare Questions

We hear a lot about “seeing your eye doctor regularly”. In school aged children, ages 5 through 17, what does regularly mean?

Having an eye exam annually is extremely important. Just like children go through “growth spurts,” their eyes can also be affected. It is important to address this each year for any possible changes. If you feel like your child is having changes before the year is up, please contact us to schedule an appointment.


How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear them. However, when not obtained and used according to an eye doctor’s instructions, the consequences can be devastating.   Contact Lenses Need to Fit Like...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective eyewear as part of their uniform or safety requirements.  This leaves it up to athletes, parents and coaches to ensure that proper measures are taken...

Office Hours

Monday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM