About us

About Dr. Tufte & Associates Eyes on 45th

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At Dr. Tufte & Associates Eyes on 45th, each member of our vision care team is selected by Dr. Mark Tufte and Dr. Krystal Long based upon his or her experience, professional demeanor, and dedication to providing personalized care to our optometry patients.

Our entire Fargo optometry staff is committed to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of each and every patient. We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointment times that meet your needs. Our knowledgeable staff at Dr. Tufte & Associates Eyes on 45th will work with you to help you understand your vision insurance coverage and provide financial alternatives to ensure you get the best vision care possible.

We know that you have a choice when it comes to Fargo optometry, so we strive to provide comprehensive eye exams, a great selection of glasses, and personalized care.


Levi Erickson, Practice Manager

Levi grew up in Mayville, ND.  He has been employed in the optical field since October of 2013, working for various optical clinics in Fargo, ND.  Levi joined the Eyes team in 2017, while we were at Eyes on Broadway. 

Levi also has acquired optical lab experience which provides unparalleled knowledge and troubleshooting for our patients, from fitting frames to choosing the correct lenses for each individualized prescription. Levi is friendly, helpful and if you interact with him, you are sure to have an enjoyable time and find the best glasses possible for you!

Outside of work, Levi enjoys cooking, camping, traveling, watching movies, and playing board games.  Levi is married and has four dogs and three cats, which all keep him very busy.

 

Kristine Kramer, Billing Manager

Bio coming soon

 

Trista Croonquist, Receptionist

Trista grew up in Moorhead, MN where she attended Moorhead High School. She brings almost two decades of customer service and support experience to the practice. Trista and her husband, Josh, are raising their family in Dilworth, MN and they have one dog. 

Whether you are calling our office or coming in, Trista will greet you with a smile!  Outside of work, Trista enjoys documentary’s, cooking and hanging out with her twin sister and family. 

 

Jen Herbrandson, Office Administrator/Marketing Assistant

Jen grew up in Mahnomen, MN and attended Interstate Business College, where she attained her AAS in medical assisting.  She brings 18 years of healthcare experience and more than a decade of marketing acumen to our practice.

Jen has volunteered with both arms of the FMWF Chamber of Commerce ambassador programs and has served as past-president of the Dilworth Loco Lions Club.  She enjoys watching the Minnesota Vikings, traveling, entertaining family and friends and spending time with her husband and their four-legged kiddos.

 

Now Hiring - Full time Optical Technician

View the complete job description by clicking on the Join Our Team drop down menu under the About Us tab!  


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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Friday

Summer hours: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Winter hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Monday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
Summer hours: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Winter hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed