Dr. Carl Garbus

Has hospital privileges at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara and Henry Mayo Hospital in Santa Clarita
Works with the following rehabilitation centers: Centre For Neuro Skills, Solutions At Santa Barbara and the Brain Injury Specialists
Lectures extensively on the topics of vision problems to optometric societies, occupational therapy groups, and PTA groups

Dr. Garbus has over 43 years helping some of the most complex cases in eye care including children's vision, neuro optometric rehabilitation after a traumatic brain injury, concussion, or stroke, and fitting medically necessary contact lenses such as OrthoK and Scleral lenses.

Amplify EyeCare Santa Clarita
(661) 775-1860
28089 Smyth Drive Santa Clarita, CA 91355
(661) 775-9627

Dr. Carl Garbus, FAAO has served patients in Santa Clarita since 1980. The practice is a full scope medical and specialty eye care clinic that emphasizes care for children and adults with vision deficits from traumatic brain injury, stroke and developmental and learning problems. The practice has the latest technology to provide advanced medical eye care services including low vision, specialty contact lenses, myopia management, ocular disease, dry eye and routine eye care/optical.

His experience includes:

  • Setting up in-patient vision programs at 4 rehabilitation hospitals and serving as a leading referral practice for neuro optometric rehabilitation.
  • Seeing thousands of infants, children, and special needs patients as a children's vision office for over 35 years.
  • 43 years fitting medically necessary contact lenses including ortho-k lenses, contact lenses for dry eye patients, scleral contact lenses, and hard to fit patients.

Dr. Carl Garbus, FAAO has a passion for working with the expanded care team and does extensive work with the leading rehabilitation hospitals around the greater Los Angeles area. He has made various presentations and in-services to optometric societies, occupational therapy groups, and PTA groups regarding vision problems. Another area of interest is working with children who have learning problems. Autism is on the rise and these children have many vision issues that need to be addressed. Dr. Carl Garbus, FAAO serves as the vice president on the board for the Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA) and was the president of the organization in 2010.


American Academy of Optometry (AAO)
Fellow, Former Chair and long standing member of AOA Vision Rehabilitation Committee
Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA)
2 term President, Awarded the founding father medal
Los Angeles County Optometric Society
Former president
American Optometric Association

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