Meet Dr. Ward

H. Jeff Ward, O.D., F.I.O.A.,
Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry

Dr. H. Jeff Ward is a long-time Colorado resident. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Northwestern University and then went on to complete his doctorate of Optometry at the University of Houston. Finally, he completed a prestigious residency in Corneal Pathology & Contact Lenses at the  New   England   College  of  Optometry. He  received the Arthur R. Giroux Residency Research Award for his innovative dry eye research study.  Dr. Ward is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, which certifies a life-long commitment to excellence and quality patient care.

Dr. Ward has extensive post-graduate training in vision development, rehabilitation, optometric vision therapy and sports vision training.  As a father of two boys, he is adept at helping children feel at ease during the examination.


  • Awards – American Optometric Association’s Arthur R. Giroux Residency Research Award; University of Houston Excellence in NeuroOphthalmology Service Award
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Orthokeratology
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry
  • Residency – Corneal Pathology and Contact Lenses; New England College of Optometry (Boston, MA).Rotations: Harvard University’s Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; Boston Scleral Lens Foundation; New England Eye Institute; Cornea Consultants of Boston
  • Doctorate of Optometry – University of Houston, College of Optometry (Houston, TX); Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Beta Sigma Kappa
  • Bachelor of Arts– Chemistry, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL); Graduated with Departmental Honors, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Certified Wave Contact Lens Designer
  • Paragon Corneal Refractive Therapy Certified
  • Baush & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment Certified
  • National Board of Examiners in Optometry: passed the complete sequence of examinations
  • Licensed by the State of Colorado to practice Optometry


  • Colorado Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association
  • International Academy of Orhtokeratology
  • Omni Eyecare Disease Affiliate
  • Colorado Laser Surgeons Affiliate
  • Associate Member of the Optometric Extension Program Foundation
  • Associate Member of College of Optometrists in Vision Development
  • Associate Member of Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association


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  • Hiking
  • Skiing