Floyd Valley Healthcare Announces New Ophthalmology Outreach Clinic

 Floyd Valley Healthcare, in partnership with Bruening Eye Specialists, announces that Dr. Justin Kuiper will begin providing an Ophthalmology Clinic at Floyd Valley Healthcare beginning on October 5th. His clinic will be held on the first and third Wednesdays each month. Dr. Kuiper clinic will focus on evaluations of cataracts and patients that need injections for conditions such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. He will also see patients with other conditions such as eyelid lesions, chalazia or dry eyes.

To make an appointment with Dr. Kuiper, please call either his Dakota Dunes office at (605) 217-4500 or his Sioux City Office at (712) 224-4500.

Dr. Kuiper completed his undergraduate degree at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa prior to attending medical school at the University of Iowa. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Ohio State University. Dr. Kuiper had a practice in Minnesota prior to joining Bruening Eye Specialists earlier this year.

“Growing up in Sheldon, I am excited to be back in northwest Iowa to hold clinic. As a physician, I enjoy partnering with my patients for their personalized care plan,” states Dr. Kuiper. “My primary goal ​as an ophthalmologist is to improve a patient’s quality of life.”

Dustin Wright, Floyd Valley Healthcare’s CEO states, “We are excited that Dr. Kuiper will be offering clinic and surgical time here at Floyd Valley Healthcare. In talking to area residents, a reoccurring theme of services they wished were offered here in Le Mars has included ophthalmology, specifically cataract surgery. We worked with Bruening Eye Specialists and made this a reality. We hope everyone takes advantage of having a great surgeon right in Le Mars.”