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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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Your Eyes and Summer

  It’s summertime, and with summer comes many great warm weather activities and adventures.  With so much to see and do and so much daylight to do it in, summer puts very specific demands on your vision. In order to enjoy your favorite outdoor activities during the summer months while still protecting your eyes, here are some important tips to…

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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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A LASIK Treatment, From Start to Finish

As an ophthalmologist who performs  here in Charleston, South Carolina, one of my favorite questions to ask patients is, “When was the last time you went without glasses?” I often encounter a long pause as patients mentally rewind to a time — years or even decades earlier — when clear vision without corrective lenses was the norm for them. That’s…

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The Compromises of Contact Lenses

There is no denying the fact contact lenses are a popular option for vision correction. But nearly every day in my work as an ophthalmologist, I see contact lens wearers in my Charleston, SC, office complaining about the daily hassle of cleaning and disinfecting them. Over time, these patients become more and more dissatisfied with contact lenses, the vision they provide…

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Important Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

Are you one of the approximately 36 million Americans who wear contact lenses? Chances are that you went through a mini-course in proper hygiene with your eye doctor when you first obtained your prescription, but if you’re being completely honest, any typical morning might involve waking up, getting dressed, brushing your teeth, throwing in your contact lenses and quickly drinking some coffee before heading out the door to greet the day. That all-too-quick minute used to put in your contact lenses may seem as insignificant and routine as choosing a travel mug for your morning coffee, but think about it, those lenses you are hastily placing in your eyes are custom-fitted, doctor-prescribed medical devices that should be given a whole lot more consideration.… Read more

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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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