Gary A. Varley, M.D.


LASIK & PRK, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Diseases

Get to Know Dr. Varley

When Dr. Varley completed 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.

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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  • Education & Training
  • Honors & Awards

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Education & Training
  • Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude
    Alma College, Alma, MI
  • Doctor of Medicine
    University of Michigan Medical School
  • Internship
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
    Served as Chief Resident for the Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Department of Ophthalmology
  • Training as a Heed Ophthalmic Fellow Specializing in Cornea and External Disease
    Iowa Lions Cornea Center, University of Iowa
  • Subspeciality Training: Refractive and Excimer Laser Surgery
    Louisiana State University
Honors & Awards
  • Visx Star Award
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Top Doctors in Cincinnati

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