Our Eye Doctors and Staff

Eye care professionals at Vision First Denver, CO, specialize in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision – many of which do not have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses including eyeglasses and contacts.

Our optometrists take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options, and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing, and treating potential vision problems.

Dr. L. Page Pond

Dr. L. Page Pond, Optometry Diplomate, ABO

Dr. Pond is a graduate of the Pacific University College of Optometry. His undergraduate work was at the College of William and Mary. Prior to his thirty years in private practice, he was on the staff of the Ferris State College of Optometry. Dr. Pond’s professional affiliations include membership in the American and Colorado Optometric Associations where he has held numerous positions and achieved several awards. Dr. Pond is board certified by the American Board of Optometry.  He also has charter memberships in both the Colorado Optometric Glaucoma Society and the Optometric Nutrition Society and is currently a member of the Denver Metro Optometric Society.

Dr. Joy Hansen, Optometry

Dr. Joy Hansen, Optometry

Dr. Joy Hansen graduated summa cum laude from California State University, Bakersfield with a Bachelor of Science in Biology where she was awarded The Outstanding Graduating Senior in Biology.  She earned a second Bachelor of Science Degree in Vision Science and later, her Doctor of Optometry degree with magna cum laude honors from The University of California at Berkeley.  During the four years, she was completing her optometric doctoral training, she was an active member of Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honorary Society, in 2002 Vistakon Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care, the American Optometric Foundation Innovative Eye Care Research Award Winner, and Biocompatibles Eyecare Award.  Additionally, Dr. Hansen has participated in numerous clinical research projects, including investigator for FDA phase III clinical trials. She has volunteered and organized philanthropic eye care health and science fairs in the community and with VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity).

Dr. Hansen loves getting to know and care for her patients and their families in private practice.  She is a California native but has loved the mountains and snow of Colorado for the last fifteen years.  The Hansen family enjoys spending time together camping and hiking and Joy loves being a mom.

Dr. Nathan Davis

Dr. Nathan Davis, Optometry

Dr. Davis is an Optometric Physician who specializes in routine care, specialty contact lens fits, vision therapy and visual neuro-rehabilitation, ocular disease, and dry eye disease management. He believes vision is one of our greatest gifts and is passionate about preserving and enhancing that gift on each of his patients.

He received a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina, where he was a member of the Junior Varsity basketball team, as well as a practice player for Varsity. He received his Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, where he graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. He is a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Therapy, which is the highest level of certification in that field.

He is originally from North Carolina, but fell in love with the beautiful Rocky Mountains, and decided to make Denver his home. He enjoys snowboarding, camping , staying active, all things UNC, and playing outside with his beloved dog Emma.

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Patricia L Holguin, General Manager

Patricia Holguin is a Colorado transplant from San Antonio, TX, where she started her career in the optometry field four years ago. She has been a manager for Vision First Eyecare Specialists since 2020. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, working out, and crafting. She discovered her love for the optometry field during college and loves learning about the human eye. As manager of the Lowry office, customer service/ satisfaction and innovation are her top priority, and she strives to ensure the time you spend with Vision First is efficient, educational, and worthwhile.