Dr. Erik Anderson is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist based in Denver, Colorado. While growing up in Colorado, Dr. Anderson was raised in a healthcare environment and was focused from an early age on a career in medicine. After completing his undergraduate degree with Honors from the University of Chicago, he received a Master’s Degree from Georgetown University before completing medical school at the University of Illinois. Upon his graduation, he completed an ophthalmology residency at Chicago’s Cook County Medical Center, one of the country’s busiest hospitals. In residency, he achieved the 90th percentile on the annual ophthalmology in-service exam and 95th percentile in cataract and corneal surgical volume. In his final year, he was elected Chief Resident by his attendings. Dr. Anderson then completed a Corneal, Refractive, and External Disease Fellowship at Wake Forest University and made a humanitarian trip to Honduras to provide complex surgical services to the underprivileged local community. In his free time, Dr. Anderson enjoys skiing, golf, and spending time with his wife and two young children.
Dr. Anderson practices at Icon Eyecare in Englewood, Colorado, and serves patients in the Greater Denver area. He has completed thousands of successful surgical procedures using the latest diagnostic and surgical technologies.
Contribute to the well-being of the community by providing exceptional eyecare and eye surgery
As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Anderson performs routine eye exams and screens for glaucoma, hypertension, and diabetes. As part of the eye exam, an updated eyeglasses prescription will provided that can be taken to any optometrist.
A cataract is a cloudy lens that can cause blurry vision and increased glare at night. It can be removed surgically using ultrasound energy or a laser. If you do not want to wear glasses after surgery, Dr. Anderson has extensive experience with new Symfony presbyopia/presbyopic correcting premium intraocular lens
Thinking about gaining independence from glasses and contacts? We offer a full range of customized vision solutions for hyperopia, myopia, and astigmatism. We also offer the Visian® implantable collamer lenses (ICL) or phakic intraocular lens if you are not a candidate for LASIK. Our average all Bladeless LASIK price is $1500 per eye.
Just as the lens is the most important part of a camera, the cornea is the most important structure in the eye. In corneal transplantation, a diseased or scarred cornea is replaced with a healthy one. Dr. Anderson performs all advanced corneal transplant techniques including PKP, DALK, DMEK, and DSEK.
Dr. Anderson specializes in managing all corneal disorders, including keratoconus. The progression of keratoconus can be effectively treated using a procedure called corneal crosslinking. Dr. Anderson is one of only several ophthalmologists in Denver that performs corneal crosslinking at a competitive price of $1000 per eye. Dr. Anderson will perform an evaluation and determine whether this treatment is right for you.
If you experience blurry vision, irritation, tearing, burning or redness, you may have dry eyes. Learn more about dry eyes and how Dr. Anderson can help.
Dr. Anderson works with most major insurance providers including self pay ($118 eye exam), medicare/medicaid, and Veteran Evaluation Services (VES). Please contact us and let’s discuss your coverage.