Dr. Kristen Worthen graduated with a degree in chemistry from Cameron University in Lawton/Ft. Sill Oklahoma. She attended optometry school at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry, which is dedicated to meeting the eye care needs of the Cherokee Nation. She gained experience with cataract and refractive (LASIK) surgery co-management at a surgery center in Oklahoma City. Most recently, Dr. Worthen worked at a multi-location practice in the Denver metro area. She enjoys skiing, hiking, and enjoying the great Colorado outdoors. Dr. Worthen’s clinical interests include dry eye management, contact lenses, red-eye treatments, diabetic eye disease, and cataract management, as well as macular degeneration and glaucoma treatments.