Category Archives: In the News

Understanding the Myopia Epidemic

  Although myopia is common, many people don’t fully understand it. Myopia is characterized by close objects appearing clear and in focus, while distant objects appear fuzzy or blurry. It occurs when the eyeball has grown too long, or if the curve of the cornea is too steep. Myopia typically develops in childhood, usually between the ages of eight and…

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An Interview With Dr. Solomon, ASCRS President

As you may have seen and heard, Dr. Solomon has been around the world and back this year, serving as president of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. We sat down with Dr. Solomon between trips to ask him a few questions about his role and experiences, and find out how he’s settling in to his new role.…

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When Contact Lenses Let You Down

Sometimes it starts with a mild tingling sensation. Or maybe your eyes just feeling drier than usual. It’s the beginning of a day when your contacts aren’t going to be comfortable. And, it’s disappointing, because for more than 30 million people in the U.S., contacts are the vision correction of choice without broadcasting that they, in fact, can’t see well…

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My Role as ASCRS President

The past few months have been incredibly exciting for me as an here in Charleston, South Carolina. I’ve recently begun my role as President of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) for the 2016–2017 year, and this new step has brought a number of wonderful opportunities along with it. I’ve enjoyed traveling to different states, meeting with…

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New Study Finds Overall Vision Satisfaction in LASIK Patients

New study finds LASIK patients who used to wear contact lenses are more satisfied with their vision and remain satisfied over time. When you rely on vision correction to see well, it is important to look into all of your options. Sometimes research can help inform your choice, so we like to share studies we believe have important findings. An…

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Charleston Surgeon Elected President of National Society

The following is a press release from the office of Kerry D. Solomon, MD. MT. PLEASANT, SC (January 27, 2016) – Charleston’s own , MD has been elected to the prestigious position of the President of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) for 2016. Elected by the society’s Executive Committee, Dr. Solomon is an internationally recognized leader…

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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
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