Richard A. Cross, O.D.
Dr. Cross, optometrist in Boulder, CO, graduated from Michigan College of Optometry, Ferris State University in 1989. He founded Boulder Vision Associates in 1993. He is a member of both the American and Colorado Optometric Associations. Dr. Cross co-manages laser refractive surgical correction (LASIK and PRK). He fits contacts for patients with bifocals, keratoconus, dry eyes, and astigmatism.
Dr. Cross has received the following certifications:
- Advanced Ocular Therapeutics Certification
- Glaucoma Management/LASER Certification
- LASER Refractive Surgery Co-Management Certification
Dr. Cross was involved in the Amrion Age Related Macular Degeneration Research Study and Contact Lens Ocular Complications Study (C.L.O.C.S.). He has served in the past as a proctor for the Colorado State Board of Examiners, and participated in Psychology Research at Ferris State University. He has served on the Gunbarrel Public Improvement District, the SCFD/Boulder County Citizens Cultural Advisory Committee, and the Board of Trustee's for The Boulder Community Foundation. Currently, he is working with the University of Michigan’s 3rd Century Initiative Project to help improve health care in developing countries.
Dr. Cross has been recognized for his work with providing eye care to the underserved in Jamaica and in Boulder. He has received the United Nations Association Human Rights Award, the BCBR Health Care Heroes Award, the e-Town “e-Chievement” Award, the Kiwanis International Foundation Godfrey G. Dyer Award, and the Boulder County Multicultural Award for Health.
Dr. Cross is the founder and President of the Eye Health Institute; a non-profit dedicated to providing vision services to the poor of Jamaica. Read more about this worthy organization at www.eyehealthinstitute.org.
Peter R. Andrews, M.D
Peter Andrews, M.D. is a board certified, fellowship trained cornea, external disease and refractive surgery specialist. Dr. Andrews received his bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Florida, Gainesville. After several years as a software engineer he graduated from medical school at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Andrews completed his ophthalmology residency and fellowship training at the University of Florida.
Dr. Andrews is a trained cornea specialist performing procedures such as:
- INTACS for keratoconus
- cornea transplants, including the less invasive DSEK and anterior lamellar transplants, of which he was an early adopter
- refractive surgery, including Custom and Traditional LASIK, PRK and ICL's
- cataract surgery utilizing the latest refractive lens technology (ReStor, Crystalens and toric IOL's)
Dr. Andrews is also certified in the FDA approved AlphaCor™ artificial cornea for advanced corneal disease.
Dr. Andrews enjoys performing refractive surgery, cataract surgery and has a strong interest in corneal infectious diseases. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.