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Welcome to Select Eyecare, Marsh Optical, & Innovative Eyewar
Your Optometrist in Coon Rapids, MN

OUR focus is on your VISION! With one of the largest frame selections in Minnesota . . . from trendy to traditional, budget eye wear to name brand designers, we are your full service eye care center. Our knowledgable staff will assist you in finding the right style frames, lenses or contacts to fit YOUR specific needs.

Welcome to Select Eyecare, Marsh Optical, & Innovative Eyewar. Dr. Jean Layman and the Select Eyecare, Marsh Optical, & Innovative Eyewar team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our offices, which span from Coon Rapids, Buffalo, Monticello, and Anoka.

Our offices are full service eye and vision care providers, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the area come to us because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Layman and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. We will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Layman and our staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the area. Our optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call one of our offices.

At Select Eyecare, Marsh Optical, & Innovative Eyewar, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Contact us or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Jean Layman
Coon Rapids Optometrist | Select Eyecare, Marsh Optical, & Innovative Eyewar


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See why we're different!

  • Knowledgable & friendly staff
  • Our in-house lab provides personalized custom care
  • One of the largest frame selections in Minnesota
  • Accepts most insurance plans
  • Offers both contacts & glasses
  • Locally owned & operated

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Meet The Owners

Learn Who We Are

  • Dave and Jane Thelen

    Dave and Jane Thelen, husband and wife, are the owners of Marsh Optical, Innovative Eyewear and the two Select Eyecare locations (Coon Rapids & Monticello, MN). With over 30 years of combined optical experience, their shops offer the best in total eye care, frame selection and customer service.

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  • Pediatric Ophthlamology

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  • Allergies

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  • Learning-Related Vision Problems

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  • UV Radiation and Your Eyes

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  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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  • Laser Cataract Surgery

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

    Absolutely love this place!!! Great service, prices and the donuts are sooo yummy!!! Dave is the BEST!!!

    Melissa M.

    I tried this place out on a whim because they were so close to my home. The reviews for this business matched the service and quality I received. I literally went into the store, gave them my prescription, and had glasses picked out ...

    Bernd C.

    Been going to Select Eye Care for many years, Dave is the best!

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Locations - We offer 4 locations to serve you!

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Marsh Optical of Anoka

Mon - Thu:

9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Fri:

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sat, Sun:

Closed

Innovative Eyewear of Buffalo

Mon - Thu:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fri:

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sat, Sun:

Closed

Select Eye Care of Coon Rapids

Mon, Wed, Thu:

9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Tue:

9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Fri:

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sat:

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sun:

Closed

Select Eye Care of Monticello

Mon:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tue - Thu:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fri:

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sat, Sun:

Closed