Robert Breece, OD passed away

September 10, 2009 Posted by Admin


Robert Breece, OD passed away at age 59
Robert Breece, OD, died August 10 at age 59. Dr. Breece was a pioneer in specialty contact lens design for keratoconus, post refractive surgery, orthokeratology, and other medical conditions.
He graduated from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1978 and received a degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Virginia in 1979. Dr. Breece established the largest contact lens specialty practice in Washington, DC. In 1983 he founded Applied Optical Corporation, a producer of soft and GP specialty lenses. From 1990 to 1999, Dr. Breece was president of BioMed Devices Corporation, a company consulting in all phases of the contact lens industry.

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