Dr. Kerry Solomon’s Blog

Dr. Kerry Solomon Rings in the New Year with Awards and Recognition

As the leading Laser Cataract and LASIK surgeon in South Carolina, Dr. Kerry Solmon continues to be the clear choice among patients. In December 2019, Dr. Solomon was awarded as an honoree in the ‘Healthcare Research’ category for the Healthcare Heroes hosted by the Charleston Regional Business Journal. In January 2020, he was voted ‘Best LASIK Doctor’ by Mount Pleasant…

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Customize Your Vision with RxSight LAL – Exclusively Available with Dr. Kerry Solomon

Dr. Kerry Solomon continues to make breakthroughs in transformative cataract technology. As of the new year, Dr. Solomon is among the very few ophthalmologists in the country, and the only one in South Carolina, offering the first ever Light Adjustable Lens (LAL) from RxSIGHT. This new artificial lens is the only artificial lens that can be adjusted to correct vision…

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Dr. Kerry Solomon Participates in Investigative Research & Development of AcrySof IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL, the First and Only FDA-Approved Trifocal Lens in U.S.

Alcon Introduces AcrySof IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL in the U.S., the First and Only FDA-Approved Trifocal Lens PanOptix delivers an exceptional combination of near, intermediate and distance vision and substantially reduces the need for glasses1,2 More than ninety-nine percent of PanOptix patients in the FDA clinical study said they would choose the same lens again1 U.S. surgeon training and patient…

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Chelsea R. Johnson, O.D. Joins Dr. Kerry Solomon’s Ophthalmology Team

Dr. Kerry Solomon, world renowned ophthalmologist and South Carolina’s leading LASIK and laser cataract surgeon, is pleased to welcome Chelsea R. Johnson, O.D. to his award-winning ophthalmology team. “Dr. Johnson is extremely smart and sharp, and will be a phenomenal addition to our team,” said Dr. Kerry Solomon. “Dr. Johnson will provide exceptional care for our patients in preparation for…

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Five Reasons Not to Be Afraid of LASIK

For the right candidates, LASIK eye surgery can be a life-changing procedure. And thanks to ongoing advances in technology, the procedure continues to have high success and safety records. Most patients achieve better vision and become less dependent on their glasses and contacts. Still, top Charleston LASIK surgeon Dr. Kerry Solomon understands that many potential candidates are nervous or apprehensive…

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Five Reasons to Start the New Year with LASIK Surgery

The start of a new year can be an excellent time to have LASIK eye surgery. If you suffer from myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), or astigmatism, LASIK surgery with Dr. Kerry Solomon offers an effective and safe corrective option. LASIK surgery with Dr. Solomon is a quick and virtually painless procedure performed in an outpatient setting. The surgeon uses a…

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Common Myths About Cataracts

Cataracts, an eye disease caused by the clouding of the eye’s natural lens, are the most common cause of blindness in the world. But despite their prevalence, there are many myths and misconceptions about cataracts, some which may prevent patients from getting the treatment and care they need. Dr. Kerry Solomon, a trusted cataract surgeon serving Charleston and the surrounding…

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How Diabetes Affects Vision and Ocular Health

Diabetes threatens the health of numerous organs of the body, including the eyes. In fact, diabetics are more likely to develop eye problems than nondiabetics. If left untreated, these eye problems, collectively referred to as diabetic eye disease, can lead to blindness. Charleston ophthalmologist specialist Dr. Kerry Solomon shares more information about diabetic eye disease in this blog post.

Real Patient Stories: Fear of surgery, Causing Horror Story Images all for Nothing

When many think of having surgery, common thoughts and images in our brain involve blood and sharp tools. Some patients even imagine their experience is going to be equivalent to their worst nightmare. That is what cataract patient, Nancy T., expressed. She said we “couldn’t even imagine the images she had in her head” prior to surgery. Nancy T. described…

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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
uses to achieve optimal results for his patients.

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Our Locations

Mt Pleasant

1101 Clarity Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
TEL: (843) 881-3937
FAX: 843-375-1487
Mon - Thurs: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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West Ashley

2060 Charlie Hall Blvd #201
Charleston, SC 29414
TEL: (843) 881-3937
FAX: 843-375-1487
Mon - Thurs: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Our renowned ophthalmologist serves Charleston, and the entire state of South Carolina. Dr. Kerry Solomon's ophthalmology practice is located in Mt. Pleasant, with an additional location in West Ashley. Our practice specializes in refractive lens exchange, PRK, LASIK, laser cataract surgery with multifocal IOLs and toric lenses, and other eye surgery procedures. Dr. Solomon's patients come to Charleston from areas such as Myrtle Beach, Columbia, Beaufort, Hilton Head, Goose Creek, Johns Island, and Kiawah Island, SC; Asheville, NC; and Savannah, GA.

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