William L Hines MD

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William L. Hines, M.D.

The leading laser eye surgeon in Denver, Colorado, is Dr. William Hines. Dr. Hines has developed an esteemed reputation throughout Colorado.  As a LASIK surgeon, he has performed more than 40,000 LASIK procedures and more than 9,000 cataract surgeries.  Dr. Hines is also the laser eye surgeon of choice for many professional athletes and celebrities from around the country.

Dr. Hines is not only a leading laser eye surgeon in refractive surgeries including LASIK, EpiLasik and PRK, Visian ICL, Verisyse Phakic Intraocular Lens, cataract surgery, and phakic IOLs; he also specializes in diseases of the eye, intraocular lens implants, strabismus (misaligned eyes) procedures and reconstructive/cosmetic eyelid and brow procedures.

He was one of the first LASIK surgeons in Denver, Colorado, and the first physician in Colorado chosen to insert the Array Multifocal intraocular lens, the Visian ICL (implantable contact lens), and the Verisyse Phakic Intraocular Lens.  He also performed the first EpiLasik procedure in Colorado.  Dr. Hines is an assistant clinical professor in Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.  Dr. Hines and his wife, Ann, have two grown children.


1965-1968 The Colorado College
1968-1969 University of Colorado - Boulder, Colorado - Bachelor of Arts

Medical School

1969-1973 University of Colorado Health Science Center - Denver, Colorado - Doctor of Medicine


1973-1974 Highland General Hospital - Oakland, California - University of San Francisco Affiliated


1974-1976 Internal Medicine - Presbyterian Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
1977-1980 Ophthalmology - University of Colorado Health Science Center - Denver, Colorado


1975 - Medical License for the State of Colorado
1977 - Diplomat American Board of Internal Medicine
1981 - Diplomat American Board of Ophthalmology
1981 - Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology
1991- American Board of Eye Surgery, Fellow


American Academy of Ophthalmology
American College of Eye Surgeons
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Colorado Medical Society
Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Denver Medical Society
International Society of Refractive Surgery
Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society
Research to Prevent Blindness


Porter Memorial Hospital
Swedish Medical Center
Provenant Health Care System
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver
Colorado Outpatient Eye Surgery Center

1975 - Present - Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Health Science Center
1975-1979 - Instructor in Clinical Emergency Care, Denver General Hospital Emergency Medical Services

Anterior Segment Ophthalmic Microsurgery including:
Refractive Surgery:
ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens)
Phakic Intraocular Lens Implant
Laser Surgery:
Secondary Cataracts
Cataract and Intraocular Lens Surgery
Secondary Intraocular Lens Implant
Phakic Intraocular Lens Implantation
Verisyse Lens
Clear lens extraction and refractive lens exchange
Corneal Transplantation
Complications of Prior Eye Surgery
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
Binocular Vision and Strabismus Surgery for misaligned eyes

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Board Certified
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Secondary Specialty
Refractive Surgery
Ophthalmologist (MD)