Donald McCormack, md

About Donald McCormack

Dr. McCormack, originally from Ames, Iowa, started practicing at the Boulder Medical Center in 1993. Before moving to Colorado, he was part of a private practice in St. Louis, Missouri. He and his wife Alison have three children. Dr. McCormack enjoys hiking, sailing, and playing the oboe.

Areas of Specialty

Complete eye exams for adults and children
Cataract Surgery - standard, toric, and multifocal lenses
Glaucoma - medical and laser treatments
Diabetes - retinal laser surgery
Dry Eyes - medical treatments and punctal plugs
Glasses and Contact Lenses
Research - Dr. McCormack has been a Principal Investigator for 22 national clinical research trials to investigate new treatments for glaucoma, dry eye, and conjunctivitis

Education and Certifications

  • Undergraduate — Pomona College
    B.A., cum laude, phi beta kappa -Anthropology and Primate Studies
    Claremont, CA

Professional Affiliations

Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Boulder County Medical Society
Colorado Medical Society

Recent Donald McCormack Posts

Refractive surgeries like LASIK and PRK can be quite successful for the right patient. I performed this type of surgery…read more

Ocular Migraines 2016/03/15

Flashing lights in the eyes can be concerning to patients as this can be a sign of retinal detachment or…read more

Many eye conditions – potentially blinding ones – don’t have early symptoms. And some serious systemic diseases can first be…read more

Eye Supplements 2016/03/01

There are a lot of non-prescription supplements on the market meant to improve eye health. However, very few of them…read more

Dry Eye in Colorado 2016/02/16

Many people living in Colorado suffer from dry, scratchy eyes. Dry eye, an actual medical diagnosis, is more common here…read more