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Ophthalmologist – Lone Tree

Ophthalmologist Lone Tree

If you’re looking for an ophthalmologist in Lone Tree, Dr. Marlatt and Dr. Sancho can help refer you to the perfect doctor for your needs.

Optometrist or Ophthalmologist – Lone Tree – Colorado

Every Optometrist and Ophthalmologist in Lone Tree is a certified eye specialist. Both are also commonly referred to using the title “Eye Doctor.” These similarities have lead to much confusion between the two positions.

Dr. Marlatt and Dr. Sancho are our licensed optometrists in Lone Tree. An optometrist is a Doctor of Optometry and is certified to provide vision care; but is not the same as a medical doctor like an ophthalmologist. A Doctor of Optometry degree (OD) requires 4 years of postgraduate education in a college of optometry, and many optometrists also complete a year of residency (on site optometry training).

As an optometrist, Dr. Marlatt and Dr. Sancho are certified to provide primary eye care services to the Lone Tree area. This includes eye exams, treatment of common eye conditions and diseases as well the prescription of contact lenses, glasses and certain medications.

Ophthalmologist – Lone Tree, CO

Each ophthalmologist in Lone Tree is a Doctor of Medicine (MD) who specializes in eye care. After medical school, an ophthalmologist needs to complete a single year of internship and three years of residency training in order to practice ophthalmology in Lone Tree, CO. Ophthalmologists receive a broader medical education and are treat more severe eye conditions – only ophthalmologists are licensed to perform surgery on the eye.

If you’re looking for an ophthalmologist in Lone Tree, Dr. Marlatt and Dr. Sancho can help refer you to the perfect doctor for your needs.

At ParkRidge Vision Specialists we provide co-management with your ophthalmologist in Lone Tree.