DALLAS—Acuity Eyecare Group (AEG), an owner and operator of leading North American eyecare groups and optometry practices, has acquired EyeCare Consultants, a provider of optometry services and vision care products in Centennial, Colo., according to an announcement today. Acuity is a holding of the private equity firm Riata Capital Group. EyeCare Consultants is the 18th Colorado-based practice in AEG’s growing network under multiple eyecare brands, AEG noted in its announcement. Since 1975, EyeCare Consultants has been committed to improving the quality of life among the Centennial community through enhanced vision, the announcement noted. The practice will become part of AEG’s EyeCare Specialties of Colorado group.

EyeCare Consultants doctors include John L. Schachet, OD, Vasi Alevras-Sztukowski, OD, William P. Breen, OD, Jessica Colpitt, OD, and Ilene Siringo, OD. The practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye diseases, conditions and other problems using advanced diagnostic technology and vision correction products.

“EyeCare Consultants is thrilled to join Acuity Eyecare Group,” Schachet said. “Because of AEG’s open communication and guidance throughout this process, we are confident that AEG shares our commitment to delivering comprehensive eye care and will provide the resources to enhance EyeCare Consultant’s ability to serve the community.”

Acuity Eyecare Group chief executive officer Eric Anderson said the AEG team is “privileged that Dr. Schachet and his talented team of doctors would select AEG as a partner and as facilitator of their future growth.” Anderson added, “EyeCare Consultants brings 44 years of history to the AEG network of practices. In addition, we are excited to further establish AEG’s presence in Denver.”