Retina Consultants of Northern Colorado
Consisting of a team of our retina specialists at the Eye Care Center of Northern Colorado
Retina care by some of the most eminent eye doctors in the region is available in Boulder, Lafayette and the surrounding area at Eye Care Center of Northern Colorado. Our fellowship trained retinal surgeons have been providing sub-specialty retina care to Northern Colorado, Wyoming, Eastern Nebraska and Kansas since 1989. Doctors William Benedict, MD, Elisha Tilton, MD and Justin Kanoff, MD are specialists with fellowship training in the surgical and medical treatment of retinal disorders and ocular inflammatory diseases. Read More...
We See Retina Patients in FOUR Locations
The retina is the thin tissue in the back part of your eye that is responsible for sensing light and transmitting images to the brain. When there are retinal disorders, your vision will be affected.
- Macular degeneration (degeneration of the macula – the center of the retina)
- Diabetic retinopathy (blood vessel damage)
- Retinal detachment (when the retina is separated from the tissue of the eye)
- Macular pucker
- Retinal vein occlusion
- Retinal artery occlusion
- Retinal tumors
- Macular hole
Symptoms of Retina Problems
- Flashing lights
- Floaters / spots / strands
- Blurry or hazy vision
- Decreased intensity of colors
- Blind spot in your center vision
- Holes in your vision
*IMPORTANT* Many retina problems are emergent and should be evaluated in a timely manner. If you are experiencing any problems with your vision, contact us immediately to schedule an eye exam. Early detection may prevent your condition from progressing further.
Implantable Telescope Treatment
People suffering from end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) now have a treatment option for central vision loss due to this condition. While there is no cure for end-stage AMD, the Eye Care Center of Northern Colorado is pleased to be one of the first centers in the United States to offer the CentraSight™ implantable telescope in Longmont, Colorado to help these patients function better.
MicroPulse Laser Treatment
At the Eye Care Center of Northern Colorado, we offer Retinal MicroPulse Laser Therapy (MPLT) to safely and effectively treat patients with retinal disorders and open-angle glaucoma. Read more...