Gary Foster, MD

Gary Foster, MD graduated from Brigham Young University, Cum Laude, and then received his M.D. degree from the University of Utah with AOA Honors. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Moran Eye Center and scored in the top one percent nationally of board certifying ophthalmologists. He then received post-residency training in eye laser and refractive surgery before joining the Eye Center of Northern Colorado, in Ft Collins in 1995. Dr. Foster’s practice focuses on laser cataract correction and refractive surgery to restore vision and decrease the need for distance and reading glasses. This is accomplished through laser cataract removal with near focusing lens implants (ReSTOR, Technis multifocal, and Crystalens), laser eye surgery (LASIK and PRK), and phakic IOL’s.

Dr. Foster has been a principal investigator in numerous research projects to enhance eye treatment and technology and is a certified physician trainer for the Visx laser vision correction system. He is involved in teaching advanced surgical techniques at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) national meetings, and speaks regularly on related topics to train other doctors around the world. He is currently the on the cataract committee and co-chairs the Clinical classroom committee for the ASCRS. The clinical classroom committee helps train third world eye surgeons in modern surgical techniques to improve eye care worldwide.

Dr. Foster is a happily married, father of three teenagers. He spends most of his free time with his family and church and loves gardening, fishing, biking, photography, water sports, and hunting.


Eye Center of Northern Colorado


1725 E. Prospect Road

Fort Collins, CO 80525 USA

Telephone – 970-221-2222

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