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In the shopping center behind Burger King on Gunpark Dr. in Boulder, CO

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Welcome to Gunbarrel Optometry...

Our optometrist and eye care team provide the expert care, advice, options, and follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one.


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Did you know that 80% of everything a child learns, understands, and remembers is acquired through his or her visual system?



Excellent Eye Care in Boulder, Colorado

Welcome to Gunbarrel Optometry, where we are committed to bringing you the highest level of total eye care. We strive to provide you and your family with detailed one on one attention. Our eye care center offers patients the newest technology and equipment with a professional team of experienced staff committed to you. At Gunbarrel Optometry, we offer thorough eye examinations for all ages from infants and children to adults and seniors, and accept many types of insurance.

Dr. Wren knows that preventative care is an important part of your eye health. Often times eye problems and diseases do not manifest noticeable signs or symptoms until they have progressed into a serious condition. Early prevention and detection of illness is a key factor in maintaining your eye health. Through our use of cutting edge technology and equipment, we are able to diagnose and treat a wide variety of eye diseases or vision impairments.

We diagnose and treat glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye, allergies, eye infections, eye injuries and much more. We also offer surgical consultations for many conditions including LASIK. Gunbarrel Optometry is able to provide eyeglasses or contact lenses for your specific visual needs within our modern optical center.

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Meet Our Doctor


Dr. Philip Wren

Dr. Wren was born and raised in Georgia. He attended Georgia Southern University where he majored in Biology with a Minor in Psychology. Inspired by family to pursue a degree in medicine and despite never wearing glasses as a child, Dr. Wren became passionate to help people see and became empowered to help patients take control of their eye health and overall health through diet and exercise. He headed north to Chicago, Illinois and attended Illinois College of Optometry, the...

Gunbarrel Optometry Provides Emergency Eye Care Services

Gunbarrel Optometry offers emergency services. Dr. Philip Wren offers emergency services that require immediate and urgent eye care. If your eye is injured, don’t try to judge the severity of it. Immediately seek the opinion of an eye doctor to lessen the risk of hurting your vision. We understand ocular emergencies can arise at any time.

Please call our Boulder, Colorado office at 720-575-1755 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel your need to find the nearest emergency room.

Insurance & Vision Plans Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Medicare

We accept many vision and medical plans. Visit our Insurance page or call us at 720-575-1755 to check your coverage.

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Eye Exams in Boulder

Learn about eye exams, what’s involved in a comprehensive exam, and special considerations for kids and contacts.

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Eye Focus on Contacts

Our doctor will find the best fit for your specific needs and explain how different lenses will impact your vision and comfort.

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We use iCare Tonometers for easy, accurate and patient-friendly PUFF-FREE intra-ocular pressure measurement.

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High Quality Contacts and Frames

We offer high-quality lenses, frames and sunglasses in a wide variety of styles and designer name brands to meet each patient’s unique needs. We stand behind our products by offering an exclusive “1 Year Warranty” (some exeptions apply). We also offer you a complete line of contact lenses and services.

Best Selling Contacts at Gunbarrel Optometry in Boulder, Colorado

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Alcon’s Dailies Total 1 is the first and only water gradient contact lens. It has a silicone core, sandwiched between an outer and inner layer of an ultrasoft hydrophilic surface that boasts greater than 80% water content.

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CooperVision designed MyDay & Proclear 1 Day to provide everything you need for an exceptional overall daily disposable experience: uncompromised comfort, easy lens insertion and removal, and a highly breathable lens that helps provides a healthier lens wearing experience.

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blond wearing glassesComputer glasses with blue-blocking lenses, coatings and filters are a good solution for those working on a computer for long periods of time each day. You can also add anti-glare coatings with blue light protection to your regular eyeglass and sunglass lenses.

Additionally, there are filters available for devices such as computers, smartphones and tablets, to reduce the amount of blue light radiation that can reach your eyes. Click here to learn more about blue light and your vision.

HOYA’s RECHARGE EX3 - Improved Blue Light Filter

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is a premium lens coating developed to protect your eyes from damaging blue light wavelengths while allowing you to enjoy your favorite media devices.

Benefits of Recharge EX3

  • Recharge EX3 reduces blue light by 30% in the HEVL spectrum
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  • Enhances contrast

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Gunbarrel Optometry

6545 Gunpark Dr, Ste 250
Boulder, CO 80301
The 2-Minute Version: About Us

Welcome to Gunbarrel Optometry. Whether you need a routine eye examination, a contact lens fitting or treatment for eye disease, our optometrist will provide you with the best care, advice, options and follow up. We are committed to providing outstanding eye care with exceptional customer service.

Our eye care office is conveniently located in the shopping center behind Burger King on Gunpark Dr. in Boulder, CO. We take pride in taking care of you.

Thank you for trusting us for all your eye care needs.

  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Closed
  • Closed

Closed for lunch Tuesdays through Thursdays from 1-2 pm