About Dr. Ashley Ford . . . .
Dr. Ashley Ford, Optometrist
1190 Bookcliff Avenue, #102
Grand Junction, CO 81501
(Corner of 12th St. and Bookcliff Ave.)
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00-5:00
Friday 8:00 - 12:00 noon
Dr. Ford is a Grand Junction native and graduated from Grand Junction High School. She attended the University of Colorado where she received an academic scholarship and an athletic scholarship to play on the women’s golf team. While at the University of Colorado she was named an Academic All American and received the Byron C. White award for academic excellence. Ashley spent the next four years earning her Doctorate of Optometry at Pacific University in Oregon graduating with honors. While in optometry school she received the Who’s Who award.
After receiving her Doctorate of Optometry she completed an additional one year residency at the VA hospital in Santa Barbara, California with an emphasis on diabetic eye disease and glaucoma evaluation and treatment. Upon returning to Grand Junction in 2006, Dr. Ashley Ford was instrumental in establishing the optometry clinic at Marillac, where she continues to see patients on a part time basis. She opened her private practice a year later.
Dr. Ford is active in a number of community organizations including: Junior Service League, coaching for Girls On The Run, and tutoring at Riverside Educational Center as well as the Mesa County Library’s Adult Literacy program. She has also participated on a number of trips with Vision Health International, a non-profit organization that provides eye care to individuals in Latin America.
In her free time Dr. Ashley Ford enjoys hiking, playing tennis, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.