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


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.

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

Our Services


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

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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.

Featured Articles

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  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

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  • Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs corneal dystrophy affects the cornea, the clear window over the front of your eye. It causes swelling that leads to cloudiness, glare and increasing visual impairment. Women are slightly more likely than men to develop Fuchs. Onset usually happens after the age of 50; though early signs might start ...

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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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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  • Laser Cataract Surgery

    The only way to correct the clouded vision caused by advanced cataracts is surgical intervention. If you find yourself pursuing cataract surgery to remove one or both cataract-disease lenses, you may be wondering what surgical approaches are available for treatment. Although eye surgeons have successfully ...

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  • Cataract Surgery

    With cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes the cataract-diseased lens of your eye. The ophthalmologist then replaces your natural lens with an artificial one. The Procedure This outpatient procedure is generally safe and takes less than an hour. Your ophthalmologist will dilate your pupil ...

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  • Peripheral Vision Loss

    Normal sight includes central vision (the field of view straight ahead) and peripheral vision (the field of view outside the circle of central vision). The inability to see within a normal range of view often indicates peripheral vision loss. In severe cases of peripheral vision loss, individuals only ...

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  • Presbyopia

    As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and its surrounding muscles, your lens will become stiff. This makes it harder to see close objects clearly because the eyes can't focus properly. It's a natural part of ...

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  • Patches

    Eye patches are used to strengthen muscle control in weak eyes. By placing a patch over the strong eye, the weaker eye is forced to do the heavy lifting. While it may be uncomfortable for the patient at first, the muscle controlling the weaker eye will become tougher and more resilient. This will allow ...

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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


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