The following is a press release from the office of Kerry D. Solomon, MD.
MT. PLEASANT, SC (January 27, 2016) – Charleston’s own Kerry D. Solomon, 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 in cataract and laser vision correction surgery.
ASCRS is an international educational society with more than 9,000 members. Its mission is to advance the art and science of ophthalmic surgery by working with patients, government and the medical community to promote the delivery and advancement of high-quality eye care.
This position will bring a positive impact to Charleston by having a local ophthalmologist with a national role. “I am honored to be able to represent my community as I assume the position of ASCRS President. It will allow me to become a national voice for patients of Charleston and South Carolina as well as gain first hand knowledge of advancements on the horizon for technology and the latest in custom vision care,“ states Kerry Solomon, MD.
About Kerry Solomon, MD
Dr. Solomon is a partner at Carolina Eyecare Physicians and Director of the Carolina Eyecare Research Institute, which tests and improves technologies and procedures for various eye care conditions. He was one of the first in the country to perform laser-assisted cataract surgery, implant multifocal and astigmatic correcting lenses, and to perform topography-guided LASIK. Dr. Solomon is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including being named one of the “Top 50 Opinion Leaders in the Fields of Cataract and Refractive Surgery” and one of the “Best Doctors in America” every year since 2002. In addition, he was listed as one of Premier Surgeon magazine’s Top 250 Surgeons and was named “Top Doctor”, by U.S. News & World Report (honoring the top 1 percent of physicians—the highest rating an ophthalmologist can attain).
For more information on Dr. Kerry Solomon, located in Mt Pleasant, SC, please call 843-881-3937, or visit www.drkerrysolomon.com.