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Dr. Brian Abert, O.D., FAAO

Dr. Brian Abert, O.D., FAAO

Email:  dr.abert@vistaeyecareco.com
Dr. Abert graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a degree in Biological Sciences. He graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry and did his residency at the West Los Angeles Veteran’s Healthcare Center. Dr. Abert founded Vista Eye Care in 2010 with the goal of creating a family eye care practice offering a wide variety of eye care services to the community. When not in clinic, Dr. Abert enjoys spending time with his children, as well as hiking, running, and cooking. Dr. Abert is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association, and the Colorado Optometric Association. In 2009, Dr. Abert became a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and is a diplomate in the American Board of Optometry.

Dr. Deanna Pedroza, O.D.

Dr. Deanna Pedroza, O.D.

Email:  dr.pedroza@vistaeyecareco.com
Dr. Pedroza graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in Organismal Biology. She graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry. Dr. Pedroza enjoys working with kids, and is uniquely talented at children’s eye care. In her free time, Dr. Pedroza loves spending time with her daughter Sophia and son Nathaniel, as well as traveling, reading, and fitness. Dr. Pedroza is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association, Colorado Optometric Association, and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

Dr. Jami Swenson, O.D.

Dr. Jami Swenson, O.D.

Email:  dr.swenson@vistaeyecareco.com
Dr. Swenson grew up in South Dakota and attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln where she received her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. Dr. Swenson’s clinical interests include providing primary care for all ages, managing ocular disease, and fitting specialty contact lenses. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Colorado Optometric Association. In her free time, Dr. Swenson enjoys hiking, biking, cooking, and music.

Dr. Melissa Vanray, O.D.

Dr. Melissa Vanray, O.D.

Email:  dr.vanray@vistaeyecareco.com
Dr. Vanray, O.D. graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in Biology. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. She then completed a residency with Indian Health Services in Kayenta, Arizona where she continued to serve the Native American population for 5 years. She then moved to the Denver area with her husband and her dog Dusty. Dr. Vanray enjoys hiking, baking, and skiing.

Dr. Diana Wong, O.D.

Dr. Diana Wong, O.D.

Email:  dr.wong@vistaeyecareco.com

Dr. Diana Wong was born and raised in Alberta, Canada.  She earned her Bachelor’s in Visual Science and Doctorate of Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon.  Dr. Wong enjoys caring for patients of all ages and strives to ensure all their visual needs are met.   She has particular interests in ocular pathology and specialty contact lenses.  Dr. Wong and her husband, Zach (who is also an optometrist!) are very passionate about volunteering their optometric skills to underserved populations around the world. Together, they have provided vision services to thousands of patients in Vietnam, Belize, and El Salvador.  When not in clinic, Dr. Wong enjoys travelling, yoga, rock climbing, and skiing. 

Dr. Kevin Cuevas, M.D.

Dr. Kevin Cuevas, M.D.

Dr. Cuevas earned his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology/Chemistry from San Diego State University and his Medical Degree from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.  He completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas with extensive ocular trauma experience at Parkland Memorial Hospital.  He then completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the University of Iowa.  Dr. Cuevas has published and presented research in the areas of corneal wound healing, refractive surgery, cataract surgery, and intraocular lens technology.  Dr. Cuevas is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Castroviejo Cornea Society.

Dr. Cuevas is the former Founder and Medical Director of Rocky Mountain Ophthalmology in Denver, Colorado, a leading cataract and refractive surgery practice serving the greater Denver Metro for 15 years.  Dr. Cuevas is the Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of ClearSight,  a novel intraocular lens start-up company focused on the development of advanced intraocular lens (IOL) technology.  He holds numerous patents related to IOL design and inhibition of cellular migration following cataract surgery. ClearSight has received a high level of funding through the National Institute of Health as well as the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Cuevas’ clinical interests include laser-assisted cataract surgery, premium intraocular lens technology, LASIK/PRK, and surgical and medical management of cornea and external disease.  Dr. Cuevas is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys flyfishing, fly tying, traditional bowhunting, scuba diving, golf, beekeeping and traveling with his lovely wife Kendall.

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13695 Colorado Blvd. Thornton, CO 80602
Phone: (303) 450-2020
Fax: (303) 920-1440

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