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Nurse Line

218-278-2000
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218-283-5503
Rainy Lake Clinic

218-283-4481
Hospital

1400 Highway 71
International Falls, MN 56649

Mark Dwyer, M.D.

Dr. Mark Dwyer attended medical school and graduate school at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and he interned in Internal Medicine at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado. Dr. Dwyer is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Ragna Godtland, O.D.

Dr. Ragna Godtland attended medical school at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee and did her residency in Vision Rehabilitation at  Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Godtland specializes in family vision care, contact lenses, treatment and management of eye diseases and walk-in urgent eye care, low vision rehabilitation, and neuro-optometric rehabilitation.

Ophthalmology and Optometry Services

Rainy Lake Specialty Clinic hosts an ophthalmology outreach clinic for Sanford Health, making a full range of ophthalmology eyecare services available to our patients of all ages.  Ophthalmology physicians diagnose and treat disorders and diseases of the eye, providing advanced eye care for optimal eye health and vision.

Ophthalmology procedures and treatments range from treating and managing glaucoma to corneal implants and transplants, eye surgery (including cataract, glaucoma, and retinal surgery), as well as pediatric ophthalmology services.

Optometrists provide routine eye exams and prescribe contact lenses and eyeglasses. If eye disease is suspected or discovered, the ophthalmologist is consulted for further evaluation and treatment.

Ophthalmology services are scheduled on a monthly basis and surgeries are performed at Rainy Lake Medical Center.

Mark Dwyer, MD, and Ragna Godtland, OD, both see patients and practice right here at our International Falls campus.

Dr. Dwyer specializes in sutureless cataract surgery, laser surgery, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and strabismus (crossed-eye) surgery.

Dr. Godtland specializes in family vision care, contact lenses, treatment and management of eye diseases and walk-in urgent eye care, low vision rehabilitation, and neuro-optometric rehabilitation.

Call (218) 598-5665 to make an appointment at the Sanford Health International Falls Eye Center.