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At Northwest Eye Center, our team of expert optometrists is dedicated to providing comprehensive eye care services in Thief River Falls. With years of experience and a commitment to excellence, our optometrists are your trusted partners in maintaining optimal vision and eye health.

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Meet The Eye Doctors and Staff At Northwest Eye Center

Our optometrists are highly skilled professionals who specialize in primary eye care. They’re equipped with the knowledge and expertise to diagnose and treat a wide range of eye conditions and vision impairments. With a patient-centered approach, they take the time to understand your unique needs and provide personalized care tailored to your specific requirements.

At Northwest Eye Center, our optometrists stay at the forefront of advancements in the field of optometry. We continually update our skills and knowledge through ongoing education and training, ensuring you receive the highest possible standard of care. With access to state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and cutting-edge techniques, our optometrists deliver accurate diagnoses and effective treatment plans.

Our Doctors

Chris Borgen, OD

Chris Borgen, OD

Dr. Chris Borgen earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, Illinois. Residency was done at the University of Chicago in advanced eye care. Extensive training was also received at the Kirk Eye Center, a cataract and LASIK surgery center. Dr. Borgen grew up in Langdon,...
Eric Tjelle, OD

Eric Tjelle, OD

Dr. Eric Tjelle received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, Illinois. His residency for ocular disease was completed at the Wolfe clinic in Ft. Dodge, IA. Residency for primary eye care and contact lenses was completed at the Alaska Eye Care Clinic in Anchorage,...

Schedule an appointment today by calling 218-681-3300 and entrust your vision to our experienced eye care professionals. Our optometrists are here to provide you with comprehensive eye care services, from routine eye exams to the management of eye conditions.

Take the first step toward maintaining clear and healthy vision by scheduling an appointment with our expert optometrists at Northwest Eye Center.