Dr. Candace Christen, OD

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Dr. Candace Christen, OD
Dr. Christen grew up in the Minneapolis area and graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of Minnesota. She attended Nova Southeastern University in Florida for her optometric studies and graduated in 2004 with honors achieved in clinical rotations. After graduation, she worked in the Roseville area for 10 years. Dr. Christen enjoys practicing full scope primary care optometry, and especially enjoys getting to know her patients. Dr. Christen is primarily located in the Coon Rapids location and the West St. Paul location.

13020 Riverdale Dr NW

Coon Rapids, MN 55448

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Dr. Candace Christen, OD

Dr. Candace Christen, OD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Davis Vision
  • Medica
  • PreferredOne
  • SelectCare
  • Spectera
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • Zenith Administrators Inc

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Christen

1

Specialties

  • Optometry
0

Board Certifications

Dr. Christen does not have any board certifications listed.

19

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
15

Procedures

  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Nova Southeastern College Of Optometry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Christen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christen to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Christen Says:

Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your experience!  I hope you will trust me with your continued eye care and please don't forget to also have your family members stop in for an exam - even if they don't wear glasses (their eye health is just as important).

Dr. Christen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in St Paul, MN |
I completely trust Dr. Christen with my eyes. She answers questions completely and explains everything clearly. Her prescriptions have always been perfect for me.
in Coon Rapids, MN |
Dr. Christen was very nice, friendly, and fast.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Christen accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Davis Vision
  • Medica
  • PreferredOne
  • SelectCare
  • Spectera
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
  • Zenith Administrators Inc

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.