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Our Team

Dr. Roberts

Dr. Steven Roberts DVM, DACVO

Ophthalmologist / Owner

Dr. Roberts has been involved exclusively in veterinary ophthalmology since 1981 and was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1984, after finishing a residency at Colorado State University. Following the residency, Dr. Roberts was an assistant professor of ophthalmology at North Carolina State University from 1984-1987 and then returned to Colorado State University. At CSU, he was an assistant professor from 1987-1992 and then was promoted to associate professor from 1992-1997. Following six years as an associate professor, Dr. Roberts established Animal Eye Center in January of 1998.

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Dr. Kent Burgesser, PhD, MS, DVM, DACVO


Dr. Burgesser earned his undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Colorado State University. He then completed his PhD in Immunology from the University of Denver. Dr. Burgesser returned to Colorado State University where he graduated magna cum laude with his DVM. He went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery from Kansas State University. Dr. Burgesser then completed both a residency in veterinary ophthalmology and received his Masters in Clinical Sciences from Colorado State University. He remained in academics for the next two years, serving as a clinical instructor in veterinary ophthalmology at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. Dr. Burgesser became a board certified ophthalmologist in 2000, and practiced ophthalmology in New York from 2000-2017 before joining the Animal Eye Center team in September 2018.

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Dr. Radka Andrysikova, MVDr., PhD, DECVO


Dr. Andrysikova earned her MVDr. from the University of Veterinary & Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno in Czech Republic in 2004. From the same University she also earned her PhD in Veterinary Surgery, Orthopedics, and Diagnostic Imaging in 2010. After relocating to the United States, she fulfilled the AVMA-accredited certification program for foreign veterinary graduates (ECFVG) to become a licensed veterinarian in the USA. She went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and emergency care in FL and then an internship in ophthalmology here at the Animal Eye Center. Dr. Andrysikova then completed an ECVO-approved residency in veterinary ophthalmology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. After she had finished her training, Dr. Andrysikova returned to Colorado and rejoined the Animal Eye Center in 2017. Dr. Andrysikova became a board certified ophthalmologist in 2023 with the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

Other Team Members

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Certified Veterinary Technician

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Veterinary Technician



Office Manager

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Our Services

Our doctor will perform a complete animal eye care examination on your pet with the assistance of our nurses. This includes examining the eye with a head set, hand lens, panophthalmoscope and slit lamp to aid in magnification of different parts of the eye.

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Companion Animal Eye Registry

The purpose of the OFA Companion Animal Eye Registry (CAER) is to provide breeders with information regarding canine eye diseases so that they may make informed breeding decisions in an effort to produce healthier dogs.

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Contact Us

All of our offered surgeries can be performed here at the Animal Eye Center in Loveland, CO. Learn more about any of the animal eye care we offer and current availability.