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Ken Kreidl, MD

Ophthalmologist Ken Kreidl, MD

About Ken Kreidl

Dr. Kreidl, originally from San Francisco, started his ophthalmology practice at Boulder Medical Center in 2004. He and his wife, Ryn, a pediatrician, have two boys, Luke and Max. Dr. Kreidl loves mountain biking and skiing with his family and was a nationally ranked tennis player before becoming dedicated to medicine.

Specialty Areas

Dr. Kreidl offers a full range of ophthalmology services, including:

  • Cataract Surgery –  Acrysof PanOptix® Trifocal Intraocular Lens (IOL), Symfony Extended Vision Lens, and Crystalens and Trulign accommodative lenses
  • Glaucoma – SLT, ALT, LPI
  • Diabetes – Retinal laser surgery
  • Dry eyes diagnosis and therapies
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Eye trauma
  • Complete eye exams
  • Contact lenses
  • Glasses

Education and Certifications

  • Undergraduate — Princeton University
    BA - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Minor in Environmental Studies
    Princeton, NJ
    1994
  • Medical School — Stanford University
    MD
    Stanford, CA
    2000
  • Residency — Stanford University
    Ophthalmology
    Stanford, CA
    2004

Professional Affiliations

Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Boulder County Medical Society
Colorado Medical Society

Recent Ken Kreidl Posts

Now that spring is here and Covid guidelines are easing up in many areas, I want to share some of the sports-related eye injuries that I see in my ophthalmology clinic and offer tips to protect your vision while enjoying Colorado’s active lifestyle.

For cataract surgery patients, The Acrysof PanOptix® trifocal intraocular lens offers three focal lengths, a marked improvement over older style lenses. An overview by Ken Kreidl, MD, ophthalmologist.

Ophthalmologist, Ken Kreidl, MD: Understanding the various lens options is essential before having cataract surgery. Your overall eye health will play a big part in determining which lens will give you the best results. Which is best for you?

This guide to ingredients in over-the-counter eye drops helps you choose the best products for your needs. By Dr. Ken Kreidl, MD, ophthalmologist at Boulder Medical Center.

Ophthalmologist, Ken Kreidl MD, explains how Femtosecond Laser Surgery can improve precision and outcomes for cataract surgery patients.

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“Dr Kreidl has been my eye care physician for over ten years. I can always depend on him to give me the best advice and treatment for whatever problems I have had with my eyes. He always takes the time to explain the options available. I am particularly appreciative of the way he treated my cataracts, clearly giving me the information needed to make the best decision for my eyes, and performing the surgery skillfully. The results are great, giving me excellent vision.”
Walter in Boulder, Colo.
“I had bilateral cataract removal and lens replacement by Dr. Kreidl at Avista Surgery Center. The pre- and post-op instructions were written out and very easy to follow. The staff at the surgery center was excellent. I am very happy with the outcome and with the support of Dr. Kreidl and his office staff.”
Carol M. - San Francisco, Calif.
“Dr. Kreidl has been my ophthalmologist for several years. I developed cataracts over the years and Dr. Kreidl suggested watchful waiting. Recently he recommended surgery and was very helpful in explaining why surgery was indicated now and describing the procedure. The surgery went well with minimal discomfort. I had been wearing bifocals for 35 years but after cataract removal I no longer need glasses for reading or distance. I am very pleased and thankful for Dr. Kreidl's skill and kindness.”
H.E. in Longmont, Colo.

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