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Meet Renowned Denver, Colorado LASIK Laser Eye Surgeon, William Hines, MD, and His Team

William L. Hines, M.D.

William L. Hines, M.D.William L. Hines, M.D.The leading laser eye surgeon in Denver, Colorado, is Dr. William Hines. As the official team Ophthalmologist for the Denver Broncos, Dr. Hines has developed an esteemed reputation throughout Colorado. As a LASIK surgeon, he has performed more than 20,000 LASIK procedures and more than 6,000 cataract surgeries. Dr. Hines is also the laser eye surgeon of choice for professional athletes and celebrities from around the country.

Dr. Hines is not only a leading laser eye surgeon in refractive surgeries including LASIK, PRK, Verisyse Lens, Visian lens, cataract surgery, and phakic IOLs; he also specializes in diseases of the eye, intraocular lens implants, and strabismus procedures.

He was one of the first LASIK surgeons in Denver, Colorado, and the first physician in the state to insert the New Array Multi focal intraocular lens. Dr. Hines is an assistant clinical professor in Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. Dr. Hines and his wife, Ann, have two grown children.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate

1965-1968 The Colorado College
1969 University of Colorado - Denver, Colorado - Bachelor of Arts

Medical School

1973 University of Colorado Health Science Center - Denver, Colorado Doctor of Medicine

Internship

1973-1974 Highland General Hospital - Oakland, California - University of San Francisco Affiliated

Residency

1974-1976 Highland General Hospital - Oakland, California - University of San Francisco Affiliated
1977-1980 University of Colorado - Denver, Colorado - Bachelor of Arts

CERTIFICATION

1975 - Medical License for the State of Colorado
1977 - American Board of Internal Medicine
1981 - American Board of Ophthalmology
1981 - Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology
1991- American Board of Eye Surgery

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American College of Eye Surgeons
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Colorado Medical Society
Colorado Ophthalmological Society
Denver Medical Society
International Society of Refractive Surgery
Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society
Research to Prevent Blindness

INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Porter Memorial Hospital
Swedish Medical Center
Provenant Health Care System
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver
Colorado Outpatient Eye Surgery Center

ACADEMIC POSITION

1975 - Present Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Health Science Center
1975-1979 - Instructor in Clinical Emergency Care, Denver General Hospital Emergency Medical Services

OPHTHALMIC SPECIALTIES

Anterior Segment Ophthalmic Microsurgery including:
Refractive Surgery:
Lasik
Epi-Lasik
PRK
Visian
ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens)
Phakic Intraocular Lens Implant
Laser Surgery:
Secondary Cataracts
Glaucoma
Cataract and Intraocular Lens Surgery
Secondary Intraocular Lens Implant
Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation
Verisyse Lens
Clear lens extraction
Corneal Transplantation
Complications of Prior Eye Surgery
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
Muscle Surgery

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Stanley R. Cushing, O.D.

Stanley R. Cushing, O.D.Stanley R. Cushing, O.D.Dr. Cushing specializes in primary eye care, contact lens care including Keratoconus, astigmatism, and post surgical contact lens fitting. He joined the practice in 1990, and is our contact lens specialist. Dr. Cushing also treats patients with Dry Eye Syndrome, including inserting punctal plugs. Dr. Cushing is also certified to treat glaucoma, eye infections, and foreign bodies.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate

1973 Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Magna Cum Laude Pacific Union College Angwin, California

Graduate School

1974 Graduate Studies - BioMathematics - Loma Linda University - Loma Linda, California

Optometry School

1976 Bachelor of Science, Visual Science Magna Cum Laude - Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, California
1978 Doctor of Optometry, Magna Cum Laude Southern California College of Optometry Fullerton, California
1989 Completed course in "Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents", administered by Southern California College of Optometry.
State Board certified as a Therapeutic Optometrist

Optometry Externships

Sherman Indian Health Center Riverside, California
1977 Veteran's Administration Outpatient Clinic Los Angeles, California

CERTIFICATION

1978 Colorado
1978 California

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

1974 Omega Epsilon Phi, International Optometric Fraternity
1978 Beta Sigma Kappa, International Optometric Honor Fraternity
1978 Colorado Optometric Association
1978 American Optometric Association
1978 American Public Health Association
1978 Optometric Extension Program Foundation

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

1978 Clinical Instructor - Southern California College of Optometry
1978 Private practice - Specializing in Contact Lenses and Low Vision
1978 Participated in clinical studies of contact lens solutions, for Coopervision and Alcon
1980 Trustee Colorado Optometric Association

PHTHALMIC SPECIALTY

Specialty Contact Lenses
Management of Keratoconus
External Eye Disease

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Keratoconus etiology, course, treatment, and prognosis
Technology in eye care

AWARDS

1976 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges
1978 William Feinbloom Low Vision Award
1980-1983 Health Fair Recognition for Organization and Volunteer Service
1978 Jefferson County Public Schools Vocational Education Award

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