Gary A. Varley, M.D.

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Gary A. Varley, M.D. completed his undergraduate studies graduating Summa Cum Laude from Alma College in Alma, Michigan. After receiving his Doctor of Medicine at University of Michigan Medical School, he completed his Internship and Residency in Ophthalmology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. He served as Chief Resident for the Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Varley then spent an additional year of training as a Heed Ophthalmic Fellow specializing in cornea and external disease at the Iowa Lions Cornea Center at University of Iowa. He spent additional time at Louisiana State University studying refractive and excimer laser surgery with the pioneers in this field. After completing his training, he joined the professional staff at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he served as the Principle Investigator for the Cleveland Clinic’s excimer laser program.

Dr. Varley joined Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) in 1994 as a cornea and refractive surgical specialist. He serves as the Director of CEI’s Laser Vision Center where he specializes in laser vision correction. His commitment and work in the area of laser vision correction earned him the Visx Star Award.

In addition to his vast experience in PRK and LASIK, Dr. Varley also performs cataract surgery and manages patients with challenging corneal disease. Dr. Varley has published extensively, lectured frequently and continues to be selected as one of the Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors in Cincinnati.

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