Category Archives: Cataracts

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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The Evolution of Cataract Surgery

It’s easy to take for granted some of the advanced medical treatments available today. As an ophthalmologist in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina who specializes in LASIK and refractive cataract surgery, I find it fascinating to look back on what was once considered “state-of-the-art” eye care. Cataract surgery continues to improve, and surgical innovations pioneered in the past couple of decades…

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Operation Sight: Restoring Vision, Changing Lives

At Dr. Kerry Solomon’s practice, we consider ourselves fortunate to spend every day helping patients live fuller lives by improving their vision. However, the reality is that many people in our community continue to be limited by poor vision because they cannot afford the medical care they need. Mrs. Cindi Solomon, along with Drs. Kerry Solomon, John Boatwright, and Paul Herring,…

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Preparing for Cataract Surgery

If you’re one of the more than 20 million Americans over 40 affected by cataracts, you know what it’s like to live with the blurred vision, the glare (especially when driving at night), and the gradual loss of contrast and color that comes with the condition. This is no way to spend your golden years! I tell my Charleston patients…

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When Should You Have Cataract Surgery?

When your ophthalmologist has diagnosed you with cataracts, one of the first questions is “When should I schedule ” I give my Charleston patients this answer: The best time to have cataract surgery is when your blurred vision is making it difficult to do things you want or need to do. In fact, many of my patients, after they’ve undergone…

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What Is Recovery Like After Cataract Surgery?

June is Cataract Awareness Month, which I realize may not be as exciting for you as it is for me and my fellow ophthalmologists. Here in Charleston, SC, I specialize in , so I’d like to take the opportunity to address some of the questions and concerns that many patients have surrounding the procedure, including pain, sensitivity, and safety. Many…

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Can Cataract Surgery Be a Pleasant Experience?

One thing that surprises my patients most about is just how enjoyable their surgery day can be. In fact, many of the folks I have treated during my career as an ophthalmologist in Charleston, SC, tell me that their cataract surgery was the most pleasant medical experience they’ve ever had. Something happens to all of us as we age: We…

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The Role of Healthy Vision During Crisis

Resilience is a remarkable thing. As an ophthalmologist in Charleston, SC, I know this well. After refractive or cataract surgery, the human eye has the incredible power to mend rapidly and allow us to see clearly once again. . A LASIK patient is able to resume routine activities as soon as the very next day. And advanced cataract surgery patients…

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June Is Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world and affect more than 22 million Americans aged 40 and older. Dr. Kerry Solomon wants you to be informed about the ways you can help protect yourself.… Read more

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Kerry Solomon, MD

Most experienced LASIK &
Laser Cataract Surgeon in SC

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