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Colorado Retina Associates
Consulting Physicians & Surgeons for Vitreo-Retinal Disorders

Colorado Retina Associates (CRA) is the largest retina practice in the Rocky Mountain Region.

We provide specialty care for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, eye tumors, and uveitis. Our twelve retina specialists have been trained by the top ranked U.S. ophthalmology residency and retina fellowship programs. Board certification and on going attendance to scientific meetings keeps CRA on pace with scientific advances. We are proud to provide service along the Front Range and our satellite offices extend CRA’s care west to the Colorado High Country and east to the plains of Kansas and Nebraska.

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  • Current Research Studies
    • Wet AMD
    • Diabetic Macular Edema
    • Uveitis



Colorado Retina Assoicates has 6 locations around Colorado with 2 other satellite locations in Kansas and Nebraska.



  • SD-OCT Imaging in Eyes Implanted With a Miniature Telescope
    SD-OCT Imaging in Eyes Implanted With a Miniature Telescope by ANNA PAPPAS, BS, COA; MELANIE J. FORTIN, BS, COA; and BRIAN C. JOONDEPH, MD, MPS. The implantable miniature telescope (IMT; VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies) reduces the effect of a central scotoma in patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by magnifying images in the field of view […]
  • VisionWalk Kick Off
    A wonderful Kick Off Luncheon for the 10th Annual VisionWalk on Saturday, August 15th at Maggiano’s in south Denver.  So many people there to help start the fundraising efforts for the Walk on October 10th in City Park. Dr. Stephen Petty the VisionWalk Medical Chair from Colorado Retina Associates spoke to help educate the attendees on the […]
  • Nancy Christmas, MD – Chair of the Women in Retina Mentorship Program
    For the third year, Dr. Nancy Christmas is the Chair of the Women in Retina (American Society of Retina Specialists) Mentorship Program at the Women in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. The purpose of the Women in Retina (WinR) is to partner with industry to create a year-round mentoring program for young women retina specialists. Click here for more […]
  • Injecting and Imaging Patients With Wet AMD and Implanted Telescopes by Dr. Brian Joondeph & Jon Zick
      Dr. Brian Joondeph and Jon Zick (Technician at Colorado Retina Associates) produced an article titled “Injecting and Imaging Patients With Wet AMD and Implanted Telescopes” in the publication New Retina.  
  • Curtis Hagedorn, MD – International Society for Stem Cell Research
    Dr. Curtis Hagedorn has been inducted as a new member of the International Society for Stem Cell Research. For more information visit