PHOENIX—American Vision Partners (AVP), a leading and rapidly growing eyecare practice management organization, has announced a new partnership with Aiello Eye Institute in Yuma, Ariz. The partnership will further enhance the quality of care for patients and bring more comprehensive vision care services to the people of Yuma, the announcement noted. The transaction with Aiello Eye Institute represents the 12th partnership implemented by American Vision Partners, which was formed through an investment by H.I.G. Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in acquisition and recapitalizations of privately held businesses.

The terms of the transaction with Aiello Eye Institute were not disclosed.
As part of American Vision Partners, which now has more than 130 eyecare locations, Dr. Patrick Aiello and his Aiello Eye Institute team will continue to provide exceptional care, but will now be able to do so with the added support and services of American Vision Partners and its affiliates.

“Our patients mean everything to us. I'm confident that they will be very pleased with the added benefits and support that American Vision Partners will bring," Dr. Aiello said.

Aiello Eye Institute combines innovative treatment with individualized care. They are dedicated to providing high-quality, comprehensive medical and surgical eyecare using proven state-of-the-art technology. The Aiello Eye Institute team offers complete care for conditions such as cataracts, corneal and retinal disease, dry eye and glaucoma. It also provides convenient services for those looking for optometric care and eye exams.

"American Vision Partners is very excited to work with the doctors and team at Aiello Eye Institute,” AVP chief executive officer Randy Dobbs said. “They are highly respected in Yuma for their quality of care and uncompromising standards and we look forward to partnering with them to provide even more benefits for the community.”

AVP serves communities throughout Arizona, Texas, New Mexico and Nevada with more than 130 nationally recognized doctors. Partner practices include Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, Southwestern Eye Center, Retinal Consultants of Arizona, M&M Eye Institute, Abrams Eye Institute and Southwest Eye Institute. To learn more about a partnership with American Vision Partners, visit, or contact Jimbo Cross at