South Carolina’s Cataract Leader

If you or someone you love needs cataract surgery, one of the best cataract surgeons in the country practices right here in Charleston, SC. Dr. Kerry Solomon is committed to optimal results and care for his cataract patients, thus is continually exploring technology and techniques that will improve their vision, comfort, and quality of life. Due to his stature in research and education, he is frequently the first in the state to have access to new innovations.

Why do patients travel to Charleston for cataract surgery from places like Goose Creek, Myrtle Beach, and Johns Island, SC? You’ll understand when you come in for an evaluation. You can request an appointment using our online form, or call our office at (843) 881-3937 and one of our helpful staff members will schedule your appointment.

"...WOW! I wish I had done this sooner! Dr. Solomon is very good. I would recommend him to anyone needing cataract correction..."

- Cataract Patient of Dr. Solomon

Patient Testimonials

World-Class Cataract Surgery Right Here in South Carolina

For more than 20 years, Dr. Solomon has been a pioneer in the field of advanced cataract surgery. He is driven by a desire to not only be the best, but to do the best for his patients, who entrust him with their precious eyesight. His goal is to not only help you see better at a set distance, but to provide you with a greater field of vision, and to reduce your dependency on glasses. When surveyed, 99% of his patients report being “extremely satisfied” with their experiences and their outcomes.

“I did research on Dr. Solomon and the work he performs. He is a pioneer developing the latest techniques to improve one’s vision. He lectures and is actively engaged in studies in the USA and abroad. Dr. Solomon is an outstanding professional who is at the top of his game. Here in South Florida, we have many qualified professionals who I could have chosen to perform my cataract surgery. Instead, I traveled to Charleston because Dr. Solomon is absolutely the best eye surgeon bar none.” – Chuck C., avid outdoorsman and cataract patient

Leadership in the Specialty

Dr. Solomon served as the 2016 President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and serves as the director of the Carolina Eyecare Research Institute, which tests and improves technologies and techniques for cataract and other eye surgeries. He is perennially one of the “Top 50 Opinion Leaders” in the world in the fields of cataract and refractive surgery, and has won numerous awards and accolades for his research and work in the field.

Read more about Dr. Solomon and his credentials.

Superior Technology

Because Dr. Solomon is renowned worldwide as a leader and innovator in the field of cataract surgery, he is often the first in the region or the country to have access to advanced technology. For example, Dr. Solomon was the first in South Carolina to use ORA technology, which allows cataract surgeons to measure the accuracy of intraocular lens power during surgery. He was also the first in the state to use advanced OZil® ultrasound to remove cataracts, and the first in the state to perform laser assisted cataract surgery using femtosecond technology.

Patient-centered Practice

While superior technology can improve outcomes and comfort, most of his patients will tell you that it is Dr. Solomon and his staff who truly make the experience remarkable. Dr. Solomon is driven by his dedication to patient care, and he has assembled a staff that shares his passion. The entire team at Dr. Solomon’s practice is committed to helping you achieve the best vision possible, and they will make sure that you feel comfortable and cared for every step of the way.

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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.

Meet Dr. Solomon