We know your eyesight is precious. To help you safeguard it, the eye specialists at UCHealth’s multiple eye centers offer the highest level of care for a wide range of conditions, from routine eye care to highly technical surgery and leading edge treatments for eye diseases.

Why choose UCHealth for your vision care?

  • Our state-of-the-art eye centers provide routine and specialty diagnostic and clinical care conveniently located throughout the Front Range.
  • UCHealth eye surgeons are leaders in their field, known for diagnosing and treating the most complicated cases. As part of the region’s only academic medical center, many of our doctors not only provide excellent clinical care, but also teach and advise other surgeons nationally and internationally. That’s experience you can trust for outstanding vision care.
  • Our doctors also conduct clinical research. This means they can offer you the latest treatments and surgical options sooner than other eye doctors can.
  • University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora offers one of the few fellowship programs in the U.S. specializing in oculoplastics and orbital surgery approved by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS).

Eye surgery demands the highest level of expertise. Our eye surgeons bring their knowledge and extensive experience to a range of procedures including LASIK, cataract, cosmetic, and reconstructive surgeries. They use a team approach to ensure you receive exactly the right treatment for your eyes.

Our vision services:

  • Cataract care
  • Contact lens service
  • Corneal care
  • Corneal transplant
  • Cosmetic eye surgery
  • Eyelid and orbital cancer care
  • Eyelid and orbital surgery
  • Genetic eye disorders
  • Glaucoma care
  • Laser refractive surgery
  • Low vision care and low vision rehabilitation
  • Optical services and frame selection

Advanced implant helps retinitis pigmentosa patient

Aging eyes need extra care

By the age of 65, one third of Americans have some form of vision-impairing eye disease. But most don’t know it—often there are no symptoms.

Vision loss and blindness have a significant impact on our quality of life, yet they are often preventable. Our specialists blend new technology and the latest techniques to preserve your vision, no matter your age.

Seeing the Future

seeing the future cover pageThrough the shared efforts of the UCHealth Eye Center and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, the University of Colorado Department of Opthalmology offers the unique combination of research, clinical trials, education and innovation that delivers improved outcomes for eye patients.

“Seeing the Future” offers insights into our vision, how our research is leading to real-world solutions and our major milestones along the way.

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