Dr. Kerry Solomon’s Blog

Does LASIK Last Forever?

One of the most frequently asked questions LASIK Specialist Dr. Kerry Solomon gets – and most persistent myths – is: how long does LASIK last?  Is it forever? Or does it wear off over time? LASIK eye surgery is permanent for the treatment of vision problems including nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism. Because LASIK uses a laser to physically…

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When Should You Have Cataract Surgery?

When your ophthalmologist specialist has diagnosed you with cataracts, one of the first questions is “When should I schedule cataract surgery” I give my Charleston, South Carolina 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…

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How Much Should LASIK Cost…and Why?

If you’re in the market for LASIK eye surgery, in Charleston, South Carolina or anywhere else in the country, you’ve probably noticed lots of ads for low-cost LASIK and wondered why you should pay more than $999 per eye. Well, to start with, those low prices you see on billboards and hear in radio ads usually exclude around 99% of…

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After LASIK Eye Surgery, Recycle Your Contacts and Glasses

Publishing note: This post was updated on September 19, 2018 with the latest information and links available.  After you’ve had your LASIK eye surgery in Charleston, South Carolina, you might find you have some unused contacts and glasses sitting around that you no longer use with your improved vision from Dr. Kerry Solomon. So, what to do with those items?…

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Cataract Eye Surgery: Is It Time?

One of the most common uncertainties surrounding cataracts and cataract eye 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…

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Can a Cataract Come Back after Surgery?

As a top cataract surgeon in Charleston and the nation, Dr. Kerry Solomon fields many questions from potential cataract patients. Among the most commonly asked questions he receives is, “Will my cataract come back after surgery?” The short answer is no, a cataract cannot return after surgery. However, some patients do experience a secondary clouding, which can be easily treated…

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Real Patient Story: Finding the Right Cataract Surgeon

Choosing an eye surgeon is a huge decision that many have to make as they develop vision loss due to cataracts. Lots of patients look to those surrounding them for any advice on who to trust. Luckily for cataract patient, Maureen D., her friend of 30 years was there to help guide her. Maureen had a trusted eye doctor in New…

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Tips for Preparing for Your LASIK Consultation

The first step towards crisper, clearer vision with LASIK is to schedule a consultation with a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in laser surgeries including LASIK eye surgery. Known for his world-class expertise and compassionate manner, Dr. Kerry Solomon is one of the most trusted and highly sought-out LASIK surgeons in Charleston and the surrounding area. He strives to make…

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How LASIK Surgery Saves You Money

The benefits of LASIK eye surgery are well-documented: clearer vision, freedom from prescription eyewear, a boost in self-confidence, and better quality of life. But one benefit that often goes overlooked is that LASIK could help you save thousands of dollars in vision-related costs over the years. Here, top LASIK surgeon Dr. Kerry Solomon discusses the financial benefits of LASIK surgery.

How Laser Technology Improves Cataract Surgery

The addition of laser technology has greatly impacted how ophthalmologists perform a number of vision correction surgeries, including cataract surgery. One of the nation’s top cataract surgeons, Charleston ophthalmologist Dr. Kerry Solomon stays abreast of the latest advances in the field. In this blog post, he discusses how laser technology can enhance cataract surgery.

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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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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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