Norwood Young America

304 US-212
Norwood Young America, MN 55368
Office: 952.467.2250
Fax: 952.467.2270


  • Monday9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday10:00am – 7:00pm
  • Thursday9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Friday9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Saturdayby appointment

Available Optometry & Ophthalmology Services:

  • Eye Exams
  • Treatment of Eye Infections
  • Treatment of Eye Disease
  • Prescription Glasses
  • Contact Lenses
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Cataract Treatment
  • Stye Treatment
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Chalazion Treatment
  • Cosmetic Treatment
  • Lasik Eye Surgery


  • Dr. Amy Freed
  • Dr. Patty Jilek
  • Dr. Robert Swanson

Ophthalmology and Optometry care in Norwood Young America, MN

Office: 952.467.2250
Fax: 952.467.2270
304 US-212
Norwood Young America, MN 55368

Southwest Eye Care is a full service ophthalmology and optometry practice serving the Norwood Young America community. Our Ophthalmologist and Optometrists will work with you to ensure your visit is enjoyable and satisfying. Southwest Eye Care offers many services, please see services section for more information. We also offer pediatric optometrist services to children in need of vision correction. We use the most up-to-date instrumentation, well trained and friendly technicians and staff, and have the latest in high-quality prescription glasses including a variety of eyeglass frames and lens designs.

Interested in Lasik Eye Surgery? Southwest Eye Care’s optometrists will consult with you on laser eye surgery options that will work for you.

We want your experience at Southwest Eye Care to be an enjoyable one – one that you will want to enthusiastically tell your friends, family and neighbors about. Feel free to learn about us through this site and call with any additional questions or eye care needs!

Rhonda Bates

Office Coordinator – Rhonda Bates

Rhonda has 22 years of optical industry experience. Rhonda has been with the Southwest Eye Care family for almost 5 years.

What Rhonda enjoys most about her job as Office Coordinator is working directly with patients. She is very fulfilled when she is able to help a patient from beginning to end, ensuring an awesome personal experience for them. Rhonda enjoys working with her co-workers in NYA and keeping a positive fun working environment.

In her spare time Rhonda enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years Jason, and two kids Gabbie and Gavin. She is very involved with her children’s school and extra-curricular activities. Rhonda enjoys being their biggest fan in the bleachers cheering them on. She loves to walk her 5 year old black lab, and spending time at the lake as a family. Rhonda also enjoys volunteering at her church where she has taught Sunday school for 8 years.

Questions? Contact Us!