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Dr. Kerry Solomon Participates in Investigative Research & Development of AcrySof IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL, the First and Only FDA-Approved Trifocal Lens in U.S.

Alcon Introduces AcrySof IQ PanOptix Trifocal IOL in the U.S., the First and Only FDA-Approved Trifocal Lens PanOptix delivers an exceptional combination of near, intermediate and distance vision and substantially reduces the need for glasses1,2 More than ninety-nine percent of PanOptix patients in the FDA clinical study said they would choose the same lens again1 U.S. surgeon training and patient…

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Chelsea R. Johnson, O.D. Joins Dr. Kerry Solomon’s Ophthalmology Team

Dr. Kerry Solomon, world renowned ophthalmologist and South Carolina’s leading LASIK and laser cataract surgeon, is pleased to welcome Chelsea R. Johnson, O.D. to his award-winning ophthalmology team. “Dr. Johnson is extremely smart and sharp, and will be a phenomenal addition to our team,” said Dr. Kerry Solomon. “Dr. Johnson will provide exceptional care for our patients in preparation for…

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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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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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Looking into LASIK? Here’s How to Understand the Research

If you are considering your vision correction options, particularly those beyond glasses and contact lenses, you are probably looking into LASIK. While it is comforting to see the enormous amount of clinical data supporting LASIK as safe and effective, it can be tough to wade through the technical language and scientific jargon often used in research articles about the laser…

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Guidelines for Becoming a LASIK Candidate

Not everyone who needs glasses or contacts to see well enjoys wearing them, which is why – so far – more than 19 million people in the U.S. have had LASIK. The laser vision correction option is both safe and effective, which is why it is so popular. After 20 years of popularity, everyone has probably heard about LASIK. But…

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How We Know LASIK is Safe

If you rely on glasses or contact lenses to see well, it is likely at some point you have wondered what it would be like to see without needing corrective lenses. Which means, you’ve thought about a laser vision correction procedure – like LASIK. Because it is elective surgery, it is important to weigh the risks and benefits of LASIK.…

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LASIK Eye Surgery Procedure Step by Step

Dr. Kerry Solomon – LASIK Step by Step Blog If you’re thinking about LASIK and looking for an ophthalmologist/eye surgeon in Charleston, SC, who specializes in the procedure, we’re giving you a chance to experience LASIK with Dr. Kerry Solomon vicariously. Through this blog post (and some amateur videos), you can get a feel for what LASIK with Dr. Solomon…

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25 Reasons for Better Vision with LASIK – Part 2

This December, we’re celebrating 25 Days of Better Vision at Dr. Kerry Solomon’s LASIK Center in Charleston, SC. To help celebrate the incredible LASIK savings we’re offering, we also wanted to bring you some of our favorite reasons for pursuing LASIK, many inspired by testimonials and reviews from our actual patients. Part two of our list is below… and if…

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Charleston, SC 29414
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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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