Cataract Surgery in Charleston

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Cataracts are a part of the aging process. It’s not if you’ll get them, but when. Trust your precious eyesight to the surgeon physicians choose for cataract surgery—Dr. Kerry Solomon.

Affecting nearly 22 million Americans 50 and older, cataracts are one of the most common ocular conditions in the country. A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens caused by a buildup of protein and are a normal part of the aging process. Dr. Kerry Solomon has been named one of the best cataract surgeons, not just in the Lowcountry, but in the entire country. As the former president of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), he is an industry leader, and strives to bring his patients the latest in research, technology, and techniques.

When cataracts begin to affect your day to day, you may experience on-set symptoms such as, cloudy vision, difficulty driving at night, and more. Thank goodness you can choose your cataract surgeon, and the clear choice is Dr. Kerry Solomon!

Request an appointment with Dr. Kerry Solomon online or call our office at (843) 881-3937 to set your personalized cataract consultation.

What Are the Signs of Cataracts?

Cataracts develop gradually, so patients may not notice them until they’re more advanced. Cataracts do not cause pain, redness, discharge, or other symptoms that would normally merit a quick trip to the eye doctor. Instead, many patients with cataracts often describe feeling as if they’re looking at the world through waxed paper or fog. If you’re over 55 and have any of the following symptoms, you may have a cataract:

  • Cloudy or blurry vision
  • Frequent changes to glasses prescription
  • Trouble reading in low lighting
  • Difficulty with nighttime driving due to glare
  • Losing track of the ball during sports like golf or tennis
  • Colors appearing faded or washed out

Benefits of Cataract Eye Surgery

There are many benefits of cataract eye surgery with Dr. Solomon, including the following:

  • Improved vision: After cataract eye surgery, your vision should be much clearer and crisper. You will have less blur and sharper eyesight.
  • Colors look more vivid: Cataract surgery improves the sharpness and contrast between colors. This can make it easier to match your clothes when getting dressed!
  • More independence: With improved vision, you can reclaim the independence you used to enjoy.
  • More socializing: It’s easier and more enjoyable to go out and socialize with clear vision.
  • Improved safety while on the road: You are at a lower risk of getting into a motor vehicle accident when you can see the road and other cars clearly, and read traffic signs and signals.
  • Reduced risk of falls: You are less likely to suffer a devastating fall (and possible fracture) when your vision is clear and not blurry.
  • Enjoyment of your hobbies: You can once again enjoy your favorite hobbies, like watching television, reading, sewing or doing crossword puzzles, thanks to improved vision after cataract surgery.
  • Longer life expectancy: Some studies suggest that improving your vision improves your chances of living longer.
  • Better quality of life: Clearer vision can improve your quality of life and overall well-being. Our Charleston, SC cataract surgeon specialist would be happy to discuss additional benefits of surgery in detail with you during a consultation.

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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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Our Locations

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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