Outstanding reputation. Highly recommended.

Dr. Claflin is recognized as one of the area’s leading eye care providers. His diverse clinical experience and commitment to lifelong learning lends to a high level of eye care.


  • Bachelor of Arts Zoology, University of Northern Colorado – 1988
  • Doctor of Optometry, Southern California College of Optometry – 1992
  • Postgraduate Residency Ocular Disease, NSU Oklahoma’s College of Optometry – 1993

Dr. Sean Claflin

Clinical Experience

Private Practice     Claflin Eye Care
1/93 – present Canon City, CO
Rural Health Center     Custer County Medical Center
7/08 – present Westcliffe, CO
Referral Center     The Wright Eye Center
1/99 – 12/05 Colorado Springs, CO
Ophthalmology     Center for Eye Care and Surgery
1/94 – 3/98 Pueblo, CO
Multidisciplinary     San Luis Valley Medical Clinic
1/96 – 1/99 Alamosa, CO
Hospital     Hastings Indian Health Hospital
7/92 – 7/93 Tahlequah, OK
Consultant     Federal Bureau of Prisons
9/94 – 9/96  Florence, CO

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Optometry,Fellow
  • Colorado Optometric Association, Board Trustee
  • American Board of Optometry, Diplomate
  • American Optometric Association, Member
  • Colorado and Oklahoma State Licensures
  • Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor, NSUOCO and PUCO
  • Southern Colorado Optometric Society, Member