Larry D. Sumner, O.D.

Dr. Larry Sumner is a solo practitioner with over thirty-five years experience in primary eyecare.  He specializes in Dry Eye Syndrome and Scleral Contact Lenses.

Dr. Sumner uses state-of-the-art instrumentation to gather a wide spectrum of eye health information for each patient. With this preliminary data, combined with one-on-one quality time consultation, the patient is then provided with specific recommendations for their individual needs and concerns. Dr. Sumner co-manages his patients with the ophthalmic surgeons and consultating optometrists at CUHealth Ophthalmology, Omni Eye Specialists, and Spivack Vision Center when his patients need specialized medical and surgical care.

Dr. Sumner’s credentials and background include:

Bachelor of Science Degree from the College of Charleston, majoring in biology and chemistry

Bachelor of Science Degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, majoring in visual sciences

Doctor of Optometry Degree (O.D.) from the Pensylvania College of Optometry at Salus University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Certification from the Gesell Institute of Child Development (New Haven, CT) in the examination and care of children

Licensed to practice Optometry by the Colorado Board of Optometry

Colorado Board Certified Therapeutic Optometrist

Diplomate of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry
Board Certification in the Treatment & Management of Ocular Disease by the International Association of Boards of Examiners in Optometry

Colorado Board Certified in Expanded Scope of Practice in the Treatment of Eye Disease.

Captain in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, 28th Infantry Division, Combat Support Medical Battalion, and the United States Army Reserve, Medical Service Corps ( 1981-1987).

Affiliate of the University of Colorado Department of Ophthalmology

Private practice in Pottstown and Morgantown, PA for 18 years

Private practice in Denver (Cherry Creek) for 19 years
Member: American Optometric Association

Member: Cornea & Contact Lens Section of the AOA

Member: Colorado Optometric Association

Member: Colorado Optometric Glaucoma Society

Native of Charleston, South Carolina

Interests include downhill skiing, cross-counry skiing, cycling, body pump classes, pistol marksmanship, and military history

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