Dr. Kerry Solomon’s Blog

What Causes Cataracts?

A cataract is a clouding and thickening of the eye’s natural lens, which lies behind the iris and the pupil. Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over 40, affecting 22 million Americans alone. Although they can develop at different times for different people, cataracts are generally considered an inevitability–if you live long enough, eventually you’ll develop them. But…

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LASIK Complication Rates: Get the Facts

When weighing a decision about an elective surgery, such as LASIK or other laser vision correction procedure, it is natural to want to thoroughly understand the potential risks and benefits.  Dr. Solomon and his team are here to answer any questions you have, and we understand you may want to do some independent research on your own to help you…

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LASIK Success Rates: Know the Facts

Patients who come into our office to talk about their vision correction options often have questions about the LASIK success rate. This isn’t surprising, given the procedure’s popularity and performance in improving vision and reducing – even eliminating – patients’ reliance on glasses or contacts. This article offers an in-depth look at how LASIK success is measured and how the…

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Why Travel to Charleston for LASIK?

Although we see a lot of laser eye surgery and LASIK patients from here in Charleston, South Carolina, our office also attracts many patients from other cities in the area and all across the country. These men and women say their experience and incredible results make the trip well worth it. We wanted to devote this month’s blog post to…

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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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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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