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Welcome To Eyes on 45th

Dr. Mark Tufte and his staff welcome all of our past, present and new patients to our convenient location at 1801 45th St S. in Fargo between HuHot and Home Depot. We have quick and easy access, just one block north of I-94 and unlimited front door parking.

Take the first step towards clear and healthy vision by scheduling your next appointment at either our Fargo, North Dakota location or our Dakota Eyecare location in Mesa, AZ today!

Call (701) 492-3937 today.



Dr. Tufte was voted Best Eye Doctor of the Red River Valley in the very first Fargo InForum contest in 2013, runner-up in 2014 and again, the Best Eye Doctor of the Red River Valley in 2015.

Dr. Tufte grew up in Northwood, ND, completed his undergraduate in chemical engineering at UND. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree with summa cum laude honors from The Ohio State University in 1982. Dr. Tufte completed extensive research on tear film, corneal eye health and contact lens performance in the OSU Master’s program.

Dr. Tufte has practiced primary, secondary, and tertiary eyecare in North Dakota since 1982, working directly with ophthalmology in medical eyecare his entire career. In 1984 he started the Optometry and Optical Departments at Fargo Clinic – MeritCare – Sanford, and in 2008, Dr. Tufte and his wife, Deb, opened Eyes on 42nd, then Eyes on 43rd, Eyes on Broadway, and now practicing at the newly updated Eyes on 45th in South Fargo, ND and Dakota Eye Care in east Mesa, AZ.

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Dr. Tufte and his team strive to provide the BEST in comprehensive Medical Eye and Vision Care by utilizing our “NO DROP”  OptoMap, Eye- Care and OCT Technology.  No dreaded stinging, numbing dilating drops that blur your eyes for 3 to 4 hours, will be needed in most cases.

Over 800,000 Eyes have trusted Dr. Tufte’s 40 years of experience in providing full service Optical plus Routine and Medical Eyecare, managing all eye and vision problems including: Cataracts, Diabetes, Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration; Dry, Itchy, Mattery, Red and Watery Eyes; Blurred, Distorted and Double Vision;  Pre and Post Operative Surgical Care, including LASIK;  and Emergencies, Infections, and Injuries.

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