Welcome to Burcham Eyecare Center Your Ophthalmologist in Aurora, Colorado

If you live in Aurora, CO, or the greater Denver Metro area and are looking for a top-rated optometrist, the experienced doctors at Burcham Eyecare Center are here to serve your vision needs. Dr. Burcham and Dr. Takara head up our ophthalmology and optometry services, and are backed by a team of professionals who want to help you and your family see clearly for life.

We strive to be here for our patients when we are needed most, so we accept walk-in emergencies and try to accommodate same day requests as much as possible. For your convenience, we accept most major insurance and vision plans and also offer financing options. You will always be a top priority at Burcham Eye Care in Aurora, and have access to all of our comprehensive services.

We Do Far More Than Eye Exams; Explore Our Optometrist Services

Expect nothing less than the highest quality optometry and ophthalmology services in our modern and comfortable environment. Beyond our well-stocked eyewear selections, we have a state-of-the-art vision diagnostic and treatment center that gives us the opportunity to offer the following services.

  • Vision Exams—Comprehensive eye exams are a staple of ocular health, and our modern equipment can diagnose a wide range of vision problems. We'll even help you find the right glasses or contacts to suit your lifestyle.
  • LASIK Eye Surgery Services—We offer LASIK eye surgery to our patients as an alternative to traditional eyewear.
  • Clear Lens Extractions—We offer this treatment for patients with presbyopia (farsightedness).
  • Pterygium Treatments and Excisions—When eye drops aren’t effective, we offer surgical excision procedures.
  • Blepharitis Treatment—To reduce swelling, we offer antibiotics, ointments, and eye drops.
  • Dry Eye Treatment—Once a source is identified, our team will offer possible solutions.
  • Degenerative Eye Disease Diagnosis and Treatment—Conditions like macular degeneration and glaucoma can often be detected early and slowed down. We can help manage most cases.

Through a comprehensive vision exam, your eye doctor will determine what course of treatment is right for your specific diagnosis.

Meet Our Team

We are pleased to introduce our highly experienced eye care team of Dr. James Russell Burcham M. D. and Dr. JoAnne Takara O D. Dr. Burcham is a specialist of medical and surgical eye treatments and a member of the top ophthalmological organizations in the state and the nation. Dr. Takara is well-regarded for her achievements in contact lens research and as a resident at the Tucson VA Medical Center.

Contact Burcham Eyecare Center in Aurora, CO

If you are in need of exceptional eye care in Aurora or Greater Denver Metro, schedule your next vision exam or consultation with Burcham Eyecare Center online or by calling 303-340-4600 today.

Meet The Staff

  • Dr.
    Justin Coco
    Medical Director

    Cataract Surgery, Refractive (vision correction) surgery including LASIK, PRK, Refractive Lens Exchange, and ICL implants.

    Dr. Justin Coco has performed comprehensive ophthalmology services including subspecialty rotations in retina, glaucoma, oculoplastics, pediatrics, neuro-ophthalmology, and cornea. His emphasis is on cataract surgery and refractive surgery.

    “I enjoy working with patients to evaluate, preserve, restore, and optimize their most valued sense of sight. Having worn glasses from an early age, offering patients the ability to experience life independent of glasses and contact lenses is my greatest reward.”

    Undergraduate: 1996-2000 University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA - Bachelor of Arts
    Medical School: 2002-2006 Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine - Des Moines, IA - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Internship: 2006-2007 St. John Providence Hospital - Southfield, MI - Transitional Internship
    Residency: 2007-2010 Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine - Olympia Fields, IL - Ophthalmology

    2010-2013 Chief of Ophthalmology - Reynolds Army Community Hospital - Fort Sill, OK

    2010 Medical License for the State of Illinois
    2012 American Board of Osteopathic Ophthalmology
    2013 Medical License for the State of Colorado
    2013 Medical License for the State of Wyoming

    American Academy of Ophthalmology
    American Osteopathic Association
    American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology
    American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    International Society of Refractive Surgery
    Sigma Sigma Phi Osteopathic Honors Society

    Cherry Hills Surgery Center
    Foothills Surgery Center
    Harvard Park Surgery Center
    Littleton Adventist Hospital
    Medical Center of Aurora
    North Suburban Medical Center
    Parker Adventist Hospital
    Porter Adventist Hospital
    Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital
    Rose Medical Center
    Sky Ridge Medical Center
    Swedish Medical Center

    Surgical presbyopia correction
    Advance technology intraocular lens
    Microinvasive glaucoma surgery

    Anterior Segment Ophthalmic Microsurgery including:
    Refractive surgery  
    Visian ICL phakic intraocular lens
    Corneal Inlays
    Corneal collagen cross-linking
    Cataract and intraocular Lens Surgery
    Advance technology intraocular lens implants
    Secondary Intraocular Lens Implant
    Laser surgery
    Secondary cataracts
    Diabetic eye disease
    Glaucoma surgery
    Pterygium surgery
    Complications of prior eye surgery
    Ophthalmic plastic surgery

  • Dr.
    James Russell Burcham
    M. D.

    A board certified ophthalmologist and eye surgeon, Dr. Burcham graduated from the University of Missouri Medical School with clinical and academic honors in 1975. He conducted his internship in Family Practice at the University of Alabama and his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado. He has continued his education through many post graduate courses.

    Dr. Burcham specializes in medical and surgical treatment of the eye. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Society of Eye Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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  • Dr.
    Razanne Taher
    O. D.

    Bio Coming Soon!


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