East Georgia Healthcare Center welcomes Dr. Bob H Barrett, OD, to its Optometry Team


East Georgia Healthcare Center (EGHC) proudly announces the addition of Dr. Bob H Barrett,

OD, to its esteemed team of healthcare professionals. Dr. Barrett, a highly experienced

Optometry specialist, joined EGHC in July 2023, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to delivering exceptional eye care services.

Dr. Barrett graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1979, and since

then, he has dedicated his career to promoting eye health and providing top-notch care to his

patients. His passion for optometry is evident in the personalized attention and comprehensive

services he offers.

Currently, Dr. Barrett is serving patients through the innovative Eye Mobile Unit, a temporary

solution until the completion of EGHC's new state-of-the-art optometry building, expected to be operational by summer 2024. The mobile eye clinic is equipped to deliver a wide range of

services, including eye exams, vision tests, prescribing and fitting of eyeglasses, monitoring of

medically related eye conditions, and management and treatment of conditions such as Dry Eye and Glaucoma. Additionally, the clinic offers services like low-vision aids and vision therapy to meet the diverse needs of the community.

Peyton Frye, Practice Manager at EGHC, expressed excitement about Dr. Barrett joining the

team, stating, "We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Barrett to EGHC. His years of experience,

coupled with his genuine passion for patient care, make him an invaluable addition to our

community. We look forward to the positive impact he will undoubtedly have on the eye health

and well-being of our patients."

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About East Georgia Healthcare Center:

East Georgia Healthcare Center is a non-profit community-owned health center committed to

providing high-quality healthcare services in 14 counties in southeast Georgia. Governed by a

local board of directors, the majority of whom are active patients, EGHC has been a trusted

healthcare partner since 1994.