COVID-19 Update!

As we continue to learn about COVID-19 and adjust/transition accordingly, we are happy to announce we have resumed regular physician and clinic schedules! Please call us to set up your next eye exam .

For all appointments, patients are REQUIRED to wear a protective face covering. Only the patient will be admitted entrance into clinics, unless assistance is needed for mobility reasons. Caregivers and family members will be asked to wait outside during the appointment, please, no children.

Our in-clinic pre-screen questions are as follows, if you answer YES to any of the following questions, we kindly ask you call to reschedule your appointment..

1. Have you had a fever in the last two weeks?
2. Have you experienced a cough, shortness of breath, or a sore throat in the last two weeks?
3. Have you experienced loss of sense of smell or taste in the last two weeks?
4. Have you had any exposure to a known COVID case?

Stay well and safe,
Hines Sight Staff

Meet Our Founder, Dr. William Hines 

William L. Hines, MDThe leading laser eye surgeon in Denver, Colorado, is Dr. William Hines. As the founder of Hines Sight, Dr. Hines has developed an esteemed reputation throughout Colorado.  As a LASIK surgeon, he has performed more than 50,000 LASIK procedures and more than 10,000 cataract surgeries.  Dr. Hines is also the laser eye surgeon of choice for many professional athletes and celebrities from around the country

Dr. Hines is not only a leading laser eye surgeon in refractive surgeries including LASIK, PRK, Visian ICL,  cataract surgery, and phakic IOLs; he also specializes in diseases of the eye, intraocular lens implants, strabismus (misaligned eyes) procedures and reconstructive/cosmetic eyelid and brow procedures.

He was one of the first LASIK surgeons in Denver, Colorado, and the first physician in Colorado chosen to insert the Array Multifocal intraocular lens and the Visian ICL (implantable contact 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. He retired from the practice in 2017.



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

Medical School

  • 1969-1973 University of Colorado Health Science Center - Denver, Colorado - Doctor of Medicine


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


  • 1974-1976 Internal Medicine - Presbyterian Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
    1977-1980 Ophthalmology - University of Colorado Health Science Center - Denver, Colorado


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


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


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


  • 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


  • 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 and refractive lens exchange
    • Complications of Prior Eye Surgery
    • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
    • Binocular Vision and Strabismus Surgery for misaligned eyes
The team at Hines Sight

Hines Sight

The team at Hines Sight works together to provide the greater Denver, CO, area with the best possible experience. Our doctors are affiliated with professional organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • Sigma Sigma Phi Osteopathic Honors Society

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2480 S Downing St
Ste G-30
Denver, CO 80210

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