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Welcome to The Mile High Eye Institute

Mile High Eye Institute has provided quality eye care to Denver metro and the surrounding areas. Our mission is to provide the most advanced and complete medical/surgical care for the eye. We are committed to on-going education and training, giving us the ability to provide you with a variety of treatments and surgical solutions for some of the most complex eye conditions and diseases.


WE OFFER A WIDE RANGE OF SURGICAL SOLUTIONS INCLUDING:

  • Laser Vision Correction (LASIK/PRK Surgery)
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Advanced Glaucoma Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Recurrent Corneal Erosions
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry Eyes 
  • and more...

You will receive world class care and be treated like family at Mile High Eye Institute. Along the path to better vision, we will make sure you are cared for in a thoughtful and sensitive manner.

The Mile High Eye Institute strives to exceed your expectations with each and every visit. Our friendly and experienced staff are glad to answer all your questions and make sure you are well educated about any procedures or treatments before they begin. Our patients are never rushed or pressured into making any decision, including surgery. Our doctors will personally make sure you are thoroughly educated throughout the entire process.


To streamline the process, saving you time at your visit, you can download our New Patient Forms and complete them prior to your appointment. 

Meet The Doctors

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  • William Richheimer
    MD

    Dr. Richheimer fell in love with Colorado during his residency at Denver’s St. Joseph’s hospital. After leaving to complete his training at world-renowned eye centers, Dr. Richheimer returned to Colorado. In 2008, he realized his dream of creating his own leading-edge vision care practice, Mile High Eye Institute.


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  • Dr.
    Zachary Vest
    MD

    Dr. Zachary Vest is a fellowship trained glaucoma specialist who joined Mile High Corneal Specialists in 2014. Dr. Vest specializes in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma as well as advanced cataract surgery techniques. Originally from St. Louis, MO, Dr. Vest earned a degree in biomedical engineering at Texas A&M University before attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas for his medical school, ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship.


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  • Audrey Hudson
    OD

    Dr. Hudson grew up in Eugene, Oregon and graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor’s in BioHealth Sciences with a focus in Pre-Optometry. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from U.C. Berkeley. During her time there she gained extensive clinical experience in management of ocular pathology, contact lens, and refractive surgery with externships that took her through California, Arizona, Colorado and Oregon.


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  • Madeline Graber
    OD

    Dr. Graber was born and raised in Logansport, Indiana. She attended Indiana University for both her undergraduate and Doctor of Optometry studies. During her time in Optometry School, she also completed a Master’s degree in Vision Science with an emphasis on age-related macular degeneration.


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  • Lisa Reyes, OD

    Dr. Reyes was born and raised in Spencer, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. After working closely with several Optometrists as mentors, she attended The Ohio State University, where she earned her Doctor of Optometry degree. Her clinical education includes extensive training in the diagnosis and management of ocular disease, contact lenses, binocular vision, and post-operative eye care. She also had the honor of providing eye care for veterans at the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Medical Center.

    Dr. Reyes joined the Mile High Eye Institute in 2021. She is devoted to providing thorough, compassionate, and expert care with every patient encounter. She works closely with Drs. Richheimer and Vest during new patient evaluations, ongoing management, and postoperative visits to ensure patients receive the highest quality care that is unique to their needs and values.

    Dr. Reyes is also a wife and mother who cherishes time spent with her husband and kids. She enjoys running, music, get-togethers with friends, and soaking in the Colorado sunshine!

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Primary Office

Monday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "The process is efficient and very easy. Everyone is friendly and very attentive. I felt very comfortable and I knew I was in great hands. Would definitely recommend anyone to Mile High. I’ve been in glasses since the 5th grade. I’m 27 now and I travel a lot. I’m in water a lot! And now no more worries with glasses and contacts! Thank god. Got 2020 vision in 2021!!!
    Appreciate you guys!!"
    Rachel Garcia
  • "i HAD A LASER PROCEEDURE ON MY LEFT EYE AND DR.RICHEIMER AND HIS STAFF WERE FABULOUS! THEY MADE ME FEEL COMFORTABLE ABOUT THE PROCEEDURE AND HE TOLD ME WHAT TO EXPECT AS HE DID IT. THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU, YOUR GREAT ANDI WOULD RECOMMEND YOU TO ALL MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS."
    LINDA EALEY
  • "Dr. Richheimer is really the best. Everyone says that about their doctor, I know, but he really is. The staff explained everything to me beforehand. No surprises on the bill. The best thing about it is…oh yeah…I CAN SEE NOW! Don’t put off cataract surgery any longer. It’s beyond worth it!!!"
    Chris Devine
  • "My wife and I have been going Mile High Eye Institute for at least six years. Both of us have had cataract surgery performed by Dr. Richheimer with great results. We have ongoing exams every six months.
    The staff are excellent and professional could not expect better care."
    Roy MacDonagh