Southside Vision Clinic


Our thoughtful and skilled vision staff provides outstanding care to both children and adults; new patients are always welcome!


Southside Community Health Services provides exceptional, full-service eye care to individuals and families in our convenient South Minneapolis location. Yearly eye exams are an important part of your overall health and quality of life. Our team is ready to welcome you to Southside for comprehensive, compassionate, high quality vision care. In addition to routine eye care needs such as glasses and contact lenses, our doctors can also diagnose and treat many ocular diseases.  Southside Vision Clinic uses technology such as visual field testing, retinal photography, and ocular coherence tomography to manage a variety of ocular conditions. 

We accept most public and private insurance plans and offer many of our vision services on a sliding fee scale for qualified patients. We also accept self-pay patients and can setup a payment plan that works best for you. 

Our Vision Services Include:
  • Contact Lens fittings

  • Color Vision Testing

  • Comprehensive Eye Exams

  • Depth Perception

  • Diagnosis & treatment of eye diseases (cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye)

  • Diabetic Eye Exams

  • Eye Coordination

  • Follow-up for failed vision screenings at school or work

  • Muscle Balance

  • Pediatric Eye Exams

  • Treatment of urgent eye problems (pink eye and allergies)

  • Visual Field Testing

  • Ocular Coherence Tomography

  • Retinal Photography

Interpreters are available by request. 

Medical (612) 827-7181

Dental (612) 822-9030

Vision (612) 821-2003

Behavioral Health (612) 827-7181

Fax Medical and BH (612) 767-4545

Fax Dental and Vision (612) 821-2818

Southside Medical & Behavioral Health 

324 East 35th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55408

Dental & Vision

Behavioral Health

4243 4th Ave South

Minneapolis, MN 55409

Southside is an FTCA Deemed Facility

This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

No one is ever turned away for the inability to pay. Southside Community Health Services (Southside) is a 501c (3) nonprofit, federally qualified health center (FQHC) providing access to primary care to anyone in need in South Minneapolis and the surrounding areas.