Hines Sight

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.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate

  • 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

Internship

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

Residency

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

CERTIFICATION

  • 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

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • 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

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 and refractive lens exchange
    • Corneal Transplantation
    • Complications of Prior Eye Surgery
    • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
    • Binocular Vision and Strabismus Surgery for misaligned eyes

Get In Touch

Located in South Denver

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

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