Kara Hanson, OD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

Director, Vision Rehabilitation Service
Clinic (720) 848-2020
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Gender: Female
Languages: English
Department, Section/Division: Ophthalmology

Practice Locations

UCHealth - Eye Center - Anschutz
1675 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2020
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University of Colorado Low Vision Rehabilitation Service - Specialty Clinic
1675 N Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2020
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Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Optometry, Board Certification
  • Doctor of Optometry, License (1998)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Eyes and Vision
  • Eyes and Vision - Low Vision
  • Eyes and Vision - Optometry
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Therapy - Low Vision
Clinical Interest for Patients
My main interest is Low Vision Rehabilitation, which helps persons with permanent vision loss maximize the use their remaining vision through optical and non-optical strategies.

Care Philosophy
My goal is to work with each patient, helping them to maximize the use of their remaining vision to allow them to perform their daily activities as easily as possible. The overall goal is to increase independence and quality of life by addressing the specific visual tasks/needs individually.

Personal Interests
In my spare time I enjoy being outdoors: hiking, camping, skiing, kayaking and biking.

Volunteer Activities
I serve on the Colorado Commission for Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired (CCIBVI) and also work with the Low Vision Committee of the Colorado Optometric Association (COA).

Information for Referring Providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
My main interest is Low Vision Rehabilitation, which helps persons with permanent vision loss maximize the use their remaining vision through optical and non-optical strategies.

Research Interest for Referring Providers
My research interests include quality of life and outcome measures of vision-related topics.

Clinic Phone: (720) 848-2020

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