Rocky Mountain Ophthalmology Adds New Uveitis Specialist to Team

July 7th, 2015

The new addition, Ashley E. Sturdy, M.D., is one of two doctors in the Denver area to treat uveitis, a form of inflammation in the eye.

DENVER, CO (July 7, 2015) Rocky Mountain Ophthalmology, one of Colorado’s most experienced surgical eye care centers for cataract and LASIK surgery, added Ashley E. Sturdy, M.D., to their team of specialty eye doctor experts. Dr. Sturdy received her medical degree from the University of Tennessee and Fellowship in Ocular Immunology and Uveitis at Johns Hopkins University-Wilmer Eye Institute.

“We are ecstatic to have Dr. Sturdy join our team,” Kevin Cuevas, Medical Director of Rocky Mountain Ophthalmology said. “She is very accomplished and will be a great asset since very few doctors have expertise in specialty eye complications such as uveitis.”
According the National Eye Institute, uveitis is a general term describing a group of inflammatory diseases that produces swelling and destroys eye tissues. These diseases can have varying effects on eyesight, from mild to severe reduced vision. Dr. Sturdy specializes in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of all uveitic conditions, macular degeneration (dry AMD and wet AMD), diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema.

Among her lengthy list of professional accomplishments, Dr. Sturdy is also a published author and has given a multitude of professional lectures and presentations. Her personal interests include an array of Colorado activities, specifically alpine skiing, running and hiking. Dr. Sturdy lives in Denver with her husband and two children.

To set up a consultation for your uveitis, cataract, LASIK and surgical eye care needs, call (303)-384-3700 or visit

About Rocky Mountain Ophthalmology

Rocky Mountain Ophthalmology (RMO), located in Golden, Colorado, continually strives for excellence, offering progressive treatments with the most technologically advanced medical equipment available. Their Medical Director, Kevin H. Cuevas, M.D. is renowned for his leadership in vision correction surgery and embraces the latest techniques in cataract surgery and LASIK, while continually providing his patients with little downtime and optimal results. RMO recently formed a collaborative partnership with ICON Eyecare, combining their multidisciplinary ophthalmology leaders, state-of-the art facilities and advanced technology. They are located at 400 Indiana St. Suite 360 Golden, CO 80401.

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