Dr. Kerry Solomon’s Blog

Think a Loved One May Have Cataracts? Here’s What to Do

Your aging mom still likes to drive, but you’ve noticed that she’s having a harder time reading street signs. Or maybe she’s always enjoyed playing tennis, but tracking the ball is getting difficult. It’s possible she’s one of the 50% of individuals who develop cataracts by the time they’re 75. It can be tough for seniors to acknowledge age-related vision…

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Cataract Surgery: Is It Time?

One of the most common uncertainties surrounding cataracts and cataract surgery is deciding when it’s the right time for surgery. Patients often wonder how they’ll know when their cataracts are ready to be removed; meanwhile, others worry about whether it’s possible to wait too long for cataract removal. The simplest answer is this: The right time for surgery is when…

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Get the Facts About LASIK Complications

When researching laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK, it is important to understand both the benefits and the risks of the procedure. With so much information available online, it can be confusing and even scary researching LASIK complications. The good news for those looking into LASIK is the body of clinical research available to reaffirm safety, effectiveness, and satisfaction…

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5 Reasons to Have LASIK as a College Student

With multiple colleges and universities that call our city home, back-to-college time is an exciting one in Charleston, SC. From the freshmen diving into campus life for the first time, to the seniors planning for what comes next, there’s no doubt that there’s a lot to enjoy during your college years. One way to make sure you get the most…

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LASIK Surgery vs. PRK/ASA

LASIK surgery is popular with patients from Myrtle Beach to Savannah. But some of the men and women who consult with Dr. Kerry Solomon about LASIK surgery are not good candidates for the procedure, for one reason or another. Fortunately, alternative procedures exist that can produce similar results. One of the most common options is PRK (photo-refractive keratectomy) surgery, which…

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Charleston, SC: Your Destination for LASIK and More

As one of the top LASIK surgeons in the country, Dr. Solomon frequently sees patients who have traveled long distances to visit him in Charleston, SC. It’s no surprise that the summer months are a popular time for travel, including travel for vision correction.  In fact, in the span of just two weeks this summer, Dr. Solomon performed LASIK on…

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Your Eyes and Summer

  It’s summertime, and with summer comes many great warm weather activities and adventures.  With so much to see and do and so much daylight to do it in, summer puts very specific demands on your vision. In order to enjoy your favorite outdoor activities during the summer months while still protecting your eyes, here are some important tips to…

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Before and After LASIK with an Air Force Pilot

  Clear vision is important to all of us, for all sorts of different reasons. But for Isaac D., an Air Force pilot, the ability to see clearly is absolutely essential. As he told us before his LASIK procedure, “My eyes are kind of my livelihood right now.” LASIK has been approved for United States Airforce Pilots (and even NASA…

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Thinking About LASIK? Let’s Talk About Your Health

You’ve made the decision to consider LASIK eye surgery. You’ve done your homework and scheduled your consultation. During this comprehensive consultation, we will ask you questions about your personal health history and carefully evaluate your eyes and vision to make sure they are suitable for vision correction with LASIK. We can’t stress enough the importance of providing a complete health…

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Spring Checklist for Better Eye Health

There’s something magical about spring. It’s a time of renewal and new beginnings. A time to deep clean our homes and take stock of our health. Many people live in fear of losing their sight, yet don’t prioritize taking care of their eyes as well as they should. As an ophthalmologist in Charleston, I see this all too often. Here…

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Kerry Solomon, MD

Most experienced LASIK &
Laser Cataract Surgeon in SC

A leader in ophthalmic research and education, Dr. Solomon is often
the first in the state to have access to new technology, which he
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