Dr Wright has traveled all over the world to bring the best in eye care to Colorado Springs, CO. His travels include Moscow Research Institute of Eye Microsurgery to study with Dr. Fyodorov in 1985, Berlin’s Augin Clinic to train with Dr. Seiler in 1989, Bogota Colombia with Dr. Ruiz in 1995. Dr. Wright has also visited some of the top cataract surgeons facilities in the United States.
Always dedicated to staying on the leading edge of ophthalmology, Dr. Wright was the first to perform laser vision correction in Colorado.
He was also first in Colorado to:
• First surgeon in Colorado to perform the Visian implantable contact lens procedure.
• First surgeon in Colorado to use the Excimer Laser.
Brant Gehler, O.D. has been with The Wright Eye Center since 1989. He received a Bachelor of Arts at The University of Minnesota in 1981. In 1989 he received his Doctor of Optometry.
Brant Gehler, O.D. has extensive knowledge of pre and post-operative management of refractive surgery patients and has worked closely with Dr. Wright for many years. He was one of the first optometrists in the United States to have first hand experience in treating laser patients and was one of the first to attend a certifying course for the Excimer laser sponsored by Summit Technology.
Brant Gehler, O.D. is also a VIP – (visually improved patient) of The Wright Eye Center, having had LASIK in October of 2001.
Experienced administrative and healthcare professional with a track record of successfully and enthusiastically tackling challenges. Strong leadership, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Adept in working diverse individuals.
Dr. Adams ensured the issue of Combat Eye Protection to all Soldiers for use in training and combat, which is now the standard for the Army. Dr. Adams developed the current Vision Readiness Program for the US Army.
He developed the current credentials form for Army Optometry. His work in the Army led him to be the President, Armed Forces Optometric Society (1998-1999).