Your Optometry Doctors in Steamboat Springs

Lewis Cutter, Jr., O.D.


Dr. Cutter has been practicing optometry for 25 years. His specialties include family eye care, contact lens fitting, glaucoma treatment, and pre- and post-operative care for LASIK and Cataract surgery.

In 1996, he bought Mountain Eyeworks and moved to Steamboat with his wife and three children. Dr. Cutter is an Eagle Scout, and he remains actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America. He also enjoys spending his free time skiing, golfing, and hiking.

Education & Training

Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry

Doctor of Optometry, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1988.

Externship, Colorado Optometric Center, Denver, Colorado, 1987.

Bachelor of Science, Double Major in Food Science and Nutrition and Biological Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1977.

Erica Musgrove, O.D.


Dr. Musgrove grew up in Garden City, KS. She began her career in Memphis, but relocated to Broomfield, Colorado in 2012, where she practiced for four years. She and her family moved to Steamboat Springs and joined the Mountain Eyeworks team in 2015.

In her free time, Dr. Musgrove enjoys running, hiking, playing the piano, traveling, cooking, and spending time with family. She is married to her college sweetheart and is the mother of four young children.

Education & Training

Doctor of Optometry, Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN, 2010.

Bachelor of Science, Biology, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, 2005.

Timothy Byers, M.D., Ph. D.
Visiting Ophthalmologist


Dr. Byers is a board-certified ophthalmologist who offers surgical evaluations and services through Mountain Eyeworks on a monthly basis. His surgical focus includes cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, and functional ophthalmic plastic surgery. He and Dr. Cutter work together to provide surgical patients the best in surgical and post-operative care close to home.

Education & Training

Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology

Doctor of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1996.

Doctor of Philosophy in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 1988

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Houghton College, Houghton, New York, 1984