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North Metro Surgery Center

North Metro Surgery Center is a freestanding, outpatient surgical facility in Blaine, MN, specializing in podiatric, gastrointestinal, ENT and eye procedures and services.

North Metro Surgery Center now uses femtosecond laser technology, the LENSAR™ Laser System. Click here to learn more.

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Study Finds Association between IBD Activity and Severity of Depression 2/26/2015 : An estimated 1.6 million Americans suffer from IBD, and many of them experience anxiety or depression as a result of their condition. In fact, one study found that IBD patients are twice as likely to suffer depression.  
Femtosecond Laser Offers Sharper Edge in Cataract Surgery 2/24/2015 : Femtosecond lasers are particularly effective for cataract surgery because they can tightly focus energy to make precise incisions of uniform length and depth.  
Strep Bacteria Could Be Used to Treat Colon Cancer 2/19/2015 : Dr. John McCormick of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and his colleagues engineered a streptococcal bacterial toxin to attach itself to tumor cells, forcing the immune system to recognize and attack the cancer.  
Statin Use and Cataract Formation 2/17/2015 : Like many prescription drugs, though, statins have some unwelcome side effects. Some of these adverse effects include muscle pain, muscle damage and increased risk for diabetes and cataracts.  

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