The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute is the only university-based eye institute between Salt Lake City and Omaha from the Canadian to the Mexican border. It is dedicated to saving people’s sight.
Located on the campus of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Fitzsimons, the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute/UC Health Eye Center is an invaluable resource for people throughout the Rocky Mountain region. The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute is the only building on the Anschutz Medical Complex dedicated to one singular medical discipline
Doctors at the Eye Institute include specialists in every subspecialty of ophthalmology. The physicians are conducting research in treating diseases such as macular degeneration and glaucoma as well as providing clinical care. The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute provides an educational setting where medical students, residents, fellows and practicing ophthalmologists are trained in the newest advances in the care of eye disease. Today the Eye Institute expects to have over 150,00 patient visits each year and the miracle of saving and preserving eyesight is a regular occurrence.
Built in significant part through the vision and funding efforts of the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute Foundation, the Eye Institute/UC Health Eye Center is the pinnacle of service to those with serious vision problems in the Rocky Mountain region.