Dr. Amy Abel enjoys getting to know her patients and their families. She specializes in working with children and adults with strabismus, amblyopia, and vision related learning problems. She prides herself in finding the solution to even the most difficult to manage vision problems. From infants to seniors, Dr. Amy loves to make a difference in her patient’s vision and lives, and has been helping patients in the Northern Colorado, Wyoming, and Western Nebraska area since 1998.
Dr. Amy Abel attended the University of Texas, following which she received her doctorate from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1992. She attained a Fellowship after graduation from the College of Vision Development in Pediatrics and Vision Development. Throughout the year she attends extensive continuing education in the areas of vision therapy, child development, specialty contact lenses, as well as management and treatment of glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration. Vision therapy and neurological rehabilitation are her true areas of passion.
Dr. Amy greatly enjoys children and helping them become successful and confident in school and sports. She enjoys getting to truly know them and their families on a personal one to one level, and managing the eye care of the family through all the generations.
Dr. Amy is an active member of the College of Optometrist in Visual Development, the Optometric Extension Program, the Neuro-Ophthalmic Rehabilitation Association, the Colorado Optometric and American Optometric Associations, and the Colorado Optometric Glaucoma Society
She practices with her husband Dr. Greg Abel. In her spare time Dr. Amy enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband traveling, skiing, walking and visiting family in Southern California and Nebraska.
Dr. Amy is Fellowship trained in Vision Therapy and Neuro Rehabilitation. She helps those with crossed eyes, lazy eyes, and traumatic brain injury.