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Welcome to Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado
Your Optometrist in Wellington, CO

Call us at (970) 568-7161 today.

About Wellington Eye Care

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The team at Wellington Eye Care offers eye care services for your entire family, at every stage of life. From infant eye health examinations to comprehensive care for seniors, we use the most advanced testing to help us accurately predict and even prevent serious eye problems. And it’s all right here in Wellington, Colorado!

Welcome to Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado in Wellington. Dr. Larry Eklund and the Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Wellington office.

Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Wellington area come to Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Eklund and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Eklund and the Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Wellington area. Our Wellington optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Wellington office at (970) 568-7161.

At Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (970) 568-7161 or schedule an appointment today online.

Our Services & Guarantees 

  • High Definition Eye Exams
  • Guaranteed Contact Lens Success Program 
  • 2-year Temple-to-Temple Warranty 
  • 24-Hour Emergency Eye Care
  • Share The Care Program. 

Dr. Larry Eklund
Wellington Optometrist | Wellington Eye Care & Diabetes Eye Center of Northern Colorado | (970) 568-7161
8251 Wellington Blvd
Wellington, CO 80549

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Meet the Optometrist

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Eklund


    Dr. Eklund is an optometrist in Wellington providing complete eye care services for the surrounding communities.

    As a licensed optometrist, Dr. Eklund provides exams, diagnoses, and treatments of all disorders that affect the eye or vision. In addition to training in eye diseases and disorders, Dr. Eklund is also trained in anatomy, biochemistry, and physiology. With this background, Dr. Eklund is trained to recognize a range of health issues; such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes and hypertension. Dr. Eklund works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars and advanced training courses. It is because of Dr. Eklund 's dedication to continuing education that our Northern Colorado patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

    I really enjoy coming here because everyone is very friendly and not uptight. Also love that everyone is nice with my boys. And that you speak with them about their eyes not just mom..

    teresao, Cheyenne, WY

    If you want a very through eye exam with todays top notch equipment, Larry Eklund is the optometrist to see. His equipment is leading edge. How important are your eyes to you? His machines show you everything, wouldn't you want to know. visit wellington eye clinic for yourself. Very satisfied customer!!!

    bennyp, Wellington, CO

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Locations

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