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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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News

Doctor Targets Genes to Create Colon Cancer Vaccine 7/2/2015 : A shot that prevents colon cancer? It almost sounds too good to be true, but researchers at the University of Washington are working to make this dream a reality.  
Living with IBD—an Interview with Chris Yoakum 7/2/2015 : Rachel Morrell, freelance writer for AMSURG, interviewed Chris Yoakum of Spring Hill, Tennessee. Chris was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 1995, but years later he was re-diagnosed with Crohn’s disease.  
Eye Disease: Which Gender is More at Risk for Eye Disease? 6/30/2015 : Let’s play a little comparison game of Men vs. Women. Who doesn’t love some good, old fashioned gender competition?  
ASGE Updates Colonoscopy Preparation Guidelines 6/25/2015 : The colonoscopy is considered the gold standard of colon cancer screening tests, but like any other medical procedure, doctors are always seeking out areas for improvement.  

Videos

People with diabetes are more likely than people without diabetes to develop certain eye diseases.
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