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Dr. Yessica Cañas

Photo of Dr. Yessica CañasDr. Cañas grew up in the city of Brighton, Colorado. She attended the University of Colorado Boulder where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Physiology with a certificate in Public Health. During her time at Boulder, she became an active member of Pi Lambda Chi Latina Sorority Inc., and the dance group, Grupo Folclórico de Boulder. Dr. Cañas received her doctorate degree from Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry. She was a member of the American Optometric Student Association, American Academy of Optometry Student Fellow since 2017, and Student Chapter of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity.

Dr. Cañas recently moved back to Colorado and enjoys all the wonderful outdoor activities the state has to offer. She enjoys running, skiing, kayaking, hiking, and paddleboarding. When she is not spending time with family, she enjoys spending time out in her garden, as well as learning new cooking recipes. Dr. Cañas is bilingual in Spanish and English and loves to see new patients!


La Dra. Cañas creció en la ciudad de Brighton, Colorado. Ella atendió la Universidad de Colorado Boulder, donde obtuvo su Bachillerato de Artes en Fisiología Integrativa con un certificado en Salud Publica. Durante su tiempo en Boulder ella fue miembro de la hermandad Pi Lambda Chi Latina Sorority Inc. y del Grupo Folclórico de Boulder. Dra. Cañas atendió Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry donde graduó con su doctorada. Ella fue miembro de American Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry Student Fellow desde el 2017 y Student Chapter of Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity.

La Dra. Cañas recientemente regreso a su hogar en Colorado y le encanta participar en todas las actividades del campo que el estado ofrece. Le gusta correr, esquiar, kayak, senderismo, y surf de remo. Cuando no esta pasando tiempo con la familia, le gusta pasar tiempo en su jardín y aprender nuevas recetas de comida. ¡La Dra. Cañas es bilingüe en español e inglés y le encanta atender nuevos pacientes!