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Bausch & Lomb Honors Ophthalmic Surgeon Dr. Samuel N. Garrett with Nationally Recognized Center of Excellence Award

ALISO VIEJO, C.A.— Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company, manufacturers of the first and only FDA approved accommodating intraocular lens, has recently launched the “Center of Excellence” program where surgeons receive an award and special designation when they reach substantial experience and mastery.

The prestigious Center of Excellence award is provided to those surgically gifted ophthalmologists who are certified to implant the only FDA accommodating IOL in the U.S., the Crystalens. Recipients of the award are considered nationally recognized leaders of Crystalens implantation.

Dr. Garrett, founder of Virginia Beach Eye Center, has been honored with this award and is widely recognized for his work in cataract, lens implant and refractive surgery. “No lens comes closer to mirroring the function of the eye’s natural lens,” reports Dr. Garrett. Virginia Beach Eye Center, located at 465 North Great Neck Road, specializes in the latest vision technology and offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art eye care services including testing, diagnosis, and treatment for diseases of the eye; laser vision correction, refractive lens exchange, cataract surgery, and other ophthalmic procedures using the most advanced techniques. The center also provides optometry and optician services. For more information on Virginia Beach Eye Center, visit

For more information about the Crystalens please visit or call 1.877.7.SEEBETTER.

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