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  • Mary Lansing, MD

    Eldorado Retina Associates
    90 Health Park Drive, Suite 100
    Louisville, CO 80027
  • John Kloor, MD

    Kaiser Permanente
    580 Mohawk Dr
    Boulder, CO 80303
  • Niles Utlaut, MD

    1155 Alpine Ave Ste 270
    Boulder, CO 80304
  • Donald J. Keller, M.D

    4745 Arapahoe Ave, #100
    Boulder, CO 80307
  • Craig Beyer, DO

    Beyer Laser Assoc
    1810 30th St Ste B
    Boulder, CO 80301
  • Marilyn Dougherty, MD

    Eye Physicians & Surgeons
    385 Broadway St
    Boulder, CO 80305
  • Terry Gardner, DO

    Terry G Gardner Inc
    2920 College Ave # I-3
    Boulder, CO 80303
  • Donald Kellum, MD

    Boulder Medical Ctr
    2750 Broadway St
    Boulder, CO 80304
  • David Litoff, MD

    580 Mohawk Dr
    Boulder, CO 80303
  • Donald Mc Cormack, MD

    Boulder Medical Ctr
    2750 Broadway St, Boulder Med Ctr
    Boulder, CO 80304
  • William Roberts, MD

    Eye Physicians & Surgeons
    385 Broadway St
    Boulder, CO 80305
  • Warren Tripp, MD

    Goose Creek Eye Clinic
    2800 Folsom St
    Boulder, CO 80304
  • Dennis O'Connell, DO

    InSight Retina Consultants
    4745 Arapahoe Avenue
    Suite 100
    Boulder, CO 80303
  • Annie Chang, MD

    Eye Surgery Ctr Of Colorado
    8403 Bryant St
    Westminster, CO 80031
  • William Self Jr, MD

    Eye Surgery Ctr Of Colorado
    8403 Bryant St
    Westminster, CO 80031
  • John Duvall, MD

    7950 Kipling St Ste 203
    Arvada, CO 80005
  • Malcolm Tarkanian, MD

    Arvada Eye Assoc
    7950 Kipling St Ste 203
    Arvada, CO 80005
  • Michael Johnson, MD

    2030 Mountain View Ave Ste 360
    Longmont, CO 80501
  • Joel Meyers, M.D.

    Eye Care Center of Northern Colorado
    1400 Dry Creek Drive
    Longmont, CO 80503
  • William Benedict, MD

    Eye Care Ctr Of Northern CO
    1400 Dry Creek Drive
    Longmont, CO 80503
  • Dale Johnson, MD

    Front Range Eye Physicians
    1319 Vivian St
    Longmont, CO 80501
  • Joel Meyers, MD

    Eye Care Center of Northern Colorado
    1400 Dry Creek Drive
    Longmont, CO 80503
  • Irene Olijnyk, MD

    Eye Care Ctr Of Northern CO
    1446 Hover Rd Ste 1
    Longmont, CO 80501
  • Terry Robinson, MD

    Terry Robinson, M.D.
    500 Coffman, Suite 109
    Longmont, CO 80501
  • Elisha Tilton, MD

    Eye Care Ctr-Northern Colorado
    1400 Dry Creek Drive
    Longmont, CO 80503
  • Larry Underwood, MD

    4350 Wadsworth Blvd Ste 350
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
  • Robert King, MD

    Children's Eye Physicians Pc
    4045 Wadsworth Blvd
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
  • Thomas Campbell, MD

    7920 W. 44th Avenue
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
  • Nancy Houlder, MD

    3550 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 102
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
  • Robert King, MD

    Children's Eye Physicians
    4045 Wadsworth Blvd Ste 111
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
  • Melinda O'Rourke, MD

    4855 Ward Rd
    500
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
  • Nancy Houlder

    3550 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 102
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
  • Delvin Zopf, MD

    %Denver Eye Surgeons
    13772 Denver West Pkwy Ste 100
    Golden, CO 80401
  • Lawrence Klein, MD

    Eye Care Consultants
    4680 Easley Rd
    Golden, CO 80403
  • Robert Fante, DO, MD

    2005 Franklin St Bldg 2st
    Denver, CO 80205
  • William Keats, MD

    1325 S Colorado Blvd Ste 480
    Denver, CO 80210
  • Stephen Petty, MD

    850 E Harvard Ave Ste 505
    Denver, CO 80210
  • Carl Hanson, MD

    1601 E 19th Ave Ste 3450
    Denver, CO 80218
  • Douglas Holmes, MD

    1721 E 19th Ave Ste 550
    Denver, CO 80218
  • Alan Kimura, MD

    Alan Eugene Kimura, MD & Associates
    1721 East 19th Avenue, Suite 550
    Denver, CO 80218
  • Karen Kadler, MD

    4999 E Kentucky Ave Ste 200
    Denver, CO 80246
  • John Ammons, MD

    Colorado Ophthalmology Assoc
    1666 S University Blvd
    Denver, CO 80210
  • Charles Arnold, MD

    3865 Cherry Creek North Dr Ste 140
    Denver, CO 80209
  • John Ashline, MD

    9141 Grant St Ste 110
    Denver, CO 80229
  • Hirsh Barmatz, MD

    Roe& Vicksman
    4999 E Kentucky Ave Ste 203
    Denver, CO 80246
  • Richard Beatty, MD

    Colorado Eye Phys & Surgeons
    950 E Harvard Ave Ste 350
    Denver, CO 80210
  • Kevin Brady, MD

    Retinal Consultants-CO
    2005 Franklin St Ste 180
    Denver, CO 80205
  • Rebecca Brock, MD

    Associates IN Eye Care
    4999 E Kentucky Ave Ste 102
    Denver, CO 80246
  • Laura Cannavo, MD

    850 E Harvard Ave Ste 245
    Denver, CO 80210
  • George Chaitkin, MD

    Kaiser Permanente
    2045 Franklin St
    Denver, CO 80205

Ophthalmologist Info

Ophthalmologist Summary:
Ophthalmologists are eye doctors who specialize in diagnosing, preventing, and treating diseases and injuries of the eyes. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors or doctors of osteopathy who have chosen the field of vision and the eyes for helping patients. These doctors deal with all issues regarding the anatomy, physiology, function, and diseases that affect the eyes. In addition, ophthalmologists can perform routine eye examinations, dispense advice to patients, and write prescriptions for glasses or contact lenses. Ophthalmologists are also able to prescribe eye drops or drugs to help treat eye infections and diseases.

Ophthalmologists can be considered specialists in both medicine and surgery, as they perform a variety of surgical and nonsurgical interventions to help those who suffer with eye problems.

Ophthalmologist Education and Training:


An ophthalmologist must first obtain a 4 year bachelor's degree, then complete 4 years of medical school in an ophthalmologist program, a 1 year internship, and at least 3 years of residency in the field. Those wishing to pursue a sub-specialty must complete an additional 1 to 2 years of training. After all education has been completed, an Ophthalmology Certification Exam must be passed in order to become a certified ophthalmologist.

Ophthalmologist Conditions Treated:


A few of the concerns and eye disorders that Ophthalmologists deal with include:


Ophthalmologist Sub-specialties:


While ophthalmology is a specialty within the medical field, there are many sub-specialties with ophthalmology. These sub-specialties may focus on certain parts of the eye, certain conditions, specific procedures, or specific populations. Some sub-specialties may include Cornea and External Disease, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ocular Oncology, Ophthalmic Pathology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, or one of many others.

Ophthalmologist Procedures and Treatments:


Just a few of the interventions used by Ophthalmologists include:

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract surgery
  • Corrective surgery
  • Eye exams
  • Eye ultrasound
  • Eylea injections
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • Fundus photography
  • Laser surgery
  • LASIK eye surgery
  • Lucentis injections
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Prescribe corrective eyewear
  • Refractive surgery
  • Scleral buckle
  • Vision exams
  • Vitrectomy

Ophthalmologist Associations:


The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Ophthalmology are just two of the associations that Ophthalmologist may be linked with. There are many other associations, including those specific to each state and those devoted to sub-specialties within the field.


Ophthalmologist FAQs:
What is an

Ophthalmologist

?
An Ophthalmologist is a physician who performs eye surgery, as well as provides vision care by diagnosing and treating the eye.

Why might I see an Ophthalmologist?
You should see an Ophthalmologist if you experience a change in vision, such as eye pain or redness. You should also see an Ophthalmologist if you experience blurred vision, double vision or eyestrain.

What are some areas that an ophthalmologist can specialize in?
Some of the specialized areas are glaucoma, plastic surgery, cornea diseases, retinal diseases and pediatrics.

What is the difference between an ophthalmologist, optometrist and optician?
These titles are often used interchangeably, but they are quite different and involve different qualifications and practice criteria. An optician mainly works with corrective eye wear and cannot diagnose or treat any condition. An optometrist is a doctor of optometry. While an optometrist may diagnose eye and vision problems, treatment is limited to prescription of corrective eye wear and medications for certain diseases that affect the eye. An optometrist is not a medical doctor. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy with a specialization in care of the eyes and vision. An ophthalmologist can perform all of the duties of the other eye professionals, as well as diagnosing and treating conditions and performing surgical interventions when necessary. The ophthalmologist has the most complete training and qualifications for all aspects of eye and vision health.

What is a holistic ophthalmologist?
This is an ophthalmologist who takes a more natural approach to treating eye diseases and injuries. He or she recommends dietary supplements to maintain eye health as well as alternative medicines and procedures such as acupuncture.

How many ophthalmologists are there in the United States?
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) states that there are 25,152 ophthalmologists in the United States as of March 6, 2014.


Ophthalmologist Related Terms:
eyes, retina, cornea, glasses, contact lenses laser eye surgery, glaucoma, ocular surgery, near sighted, far sighted, astigmatism, blindness, pink eye, discharge, cataracts, tumors, eye examinations, ophthalmology, vision