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River Valley Eye Professionals Hosts Summer Open House

River Valley Eye Professionals invites the Northfield community to a Summer Open House event to celebrate the 19-year tenure of Dr. David Hakes and to meet their newest optometrist, Dr. Kevin Cassin.


The Summer Open House event will be held Wednesday, July 11, at River Valley Eye Professionals from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. River Valley Eye Professionals will be offering 25% off a complete pair of eyewear during the event.

“It has been such an honor to be part of River Valley Eye Professionals and a privilege to work with such a great group of practitioners,” says Hakes. “The patients whom I have gotten to know and cared for are wonderful, and I will miss seeing them.”

About Dr. Cassin

Cassin joined the lineup of River Valley Eye Professionals in February. He received his degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois, where he served as Class President, was a member of the Gold Key and Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Societies, received the Colleague of the Year Award, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Cassin spent time serving those without access to eye care in Morocco while volunteering on a mission trip. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Minnesota Optometric Association.

“I am excited to serve as part of the River Valley Eye Professionals team and look forward to not only providing care, but getting to know the surrounding community,” says Cassin.

Cassin specializes in ocular disease and fitting contact lenses. He brings experience in the treatment and management of glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Those who are interested in making an appointment to see Cassin or any of the River Valley Eye Professionals doctors can call 507-645-9202. Learn more about the eye care and services provided at River Valley Eye Professionals.