Services & Specialties
At Colorado West Ophthalmology, our doctors work to provide you with complete, comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmic care right at home on the Western Slope. We have invested in the latest technology available to offer the best to our patients. We know the value of good vision is priceless. Come on in and see the difference.
We offer comprehensive eye exams for glasses and contacts for patients of any age. We also have We offer the latest technology in lens implants and correction of astigmatism, all with small Our in office Argon and YAG laser allow treatment of retinal tears, holes, diabetic eye disease,
Comprehensive Eye Exams
the expertise available to fit those difficult contact lenses for astigmatism, presbyopia, keratoconus,
or post corneal transplantation.
incision, “no stitch” cataract surgery. Surgeries are done with the most up to date technology
available at both Black Canyon Surgery Center in Montrose and at Delta County Memorial Hospital
outpatient surgery in Delta.
Our practice has the latest technology including OCT scans to measure retinal thickness, and
fluorescein angiography to evaluate blood flow to the eye – both are helpful in the diagnosis and
treatment of macular degeneration patients. Our physicians treat macular degeneration with the
most current treatments, including intravitreal injections of Avastin.
Diabetic Eye Disease
Our physicians are well versed in the management and diagnosis of diabetic related eye disease
and ocular complications that are related. If necessary, we will perform a laser or injection to your
eye to help with vision threatening conditions related to diabetes. Our doctors work to communicate
with your primary care physician in coordinating your diabetic care.
We offer state of the art care for both the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. Both offices are
equipped with OCT and automated visual field machines to aid in diagnosis and follow-up of each
glaucoma patient. When needed, our doctors can treat glaucoma patient with our in office Argon
laser or perform glaucoma surgery to slow glaucomatous disease.
Eyelid plastic surgery
In addition to removal of skin cancers of the eyelids and face, our surgeons fix entropion and
ectropion (turning in or out of the eyelids), droopy eyelids or ptosis, treatment for excessive tearing,
as well as excessive skin of the upper eyelid (blepharoplasty). Many of these procedures can be
done in our in office surgical suite.
glaucoma, and the cloudiness that can occur after cataract surgery safely and conveniently right in
Refractive Surgery/Laser Vision Correction
Our doctors are available for consultation to discuss the latest in laser vision correction. We will
help in the coordination of your refractive surgery with doctors that we have developed a strong
relationship with. This allows patients to have refractive surgeries performed and then to coordinate
the postoperative care right here on the Western slope.
We offer comprehensive eye exams for glasses and contacts for patients of any age. We also have
We offer the latest technology in lens implants and correction of astigmatism, all with small
Our in office Argon and YAG laser allow treatment of retinal tears, holes, diabetic eye disease,