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Northtown Mall – Blaine, MN

Crossroads Center – Saint Cloud, MN

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Our Eye Doctors

Expert Optometrist in Blaine & Saint Cloud LensCrafters

Dr, Krietlow and Associates’s eye care professionals specialize in understanding the anatomy of how the human eye works, as well as eye diseases and conditions that can affect your sight. Many of these diseases do not have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors understand how age and risk factors affect vision over time for all ages, and they understand how corrective lenses, both eyeglasses and contact lenses, can benefit your eyes.

Our optometrists in Blaine, MN make sure to take the time to explain the results of your eye examination, specify your options and listen to your eye care needs. Maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, and we want you to ask any questions and share all relevant health information. Information you provide could be essential to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential eye problems.

Meet our doctors:


Dr. Chad Krietlow

Dr. Chad Krietlow grew up on the plains of South Dakota and graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1996 with a degree in biology.  He attended the Illinois College of Optometry and received a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2001.   He moved to the Minneapolis area that year and later started his practice  Dr. Krietlow and Associates inside LensCrafters in the Northtown Mall location in October 2002 and has been practicing there ever since.

Dr. Krietlow is therapeutically trained and certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease.  He enjoys fitting contact lenses and works with specialty lenses such as gas permeables, multifocals and astigmatic lenses.  Dr. Krietlow sees patients of all ages, including children that may be preparing for kindergarten up to senior citizen age.  He is currently a member of the  ALLDOCS Network and has also been an active participant in the OneSight program.  He enjoys spending time with his family and golfing in his free time.