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Other Procedures

Dr. Kerry Solomon may be best known for his work in the fields of LASIK and cataract surgery, but that’s not where his experience ends. He also offers several other procedures for vision correction at his Charleston, SC, practice, including Refractive Lens Exchange and Implantable Contact Lenses. These options allow him to help an even wider variety of patients achieve the clear vision they desire.

To learn more about your vision correction options, request an appointment using our online form. You can also call us at (843) 881-3937, and one of our friendly staff members will schedule an appointment at a time and location that is convenient for you.

Procedure Options

Review the following pages to learn more about any of these vision correction procedures:

  • Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) is used to improve distance vision, correct astigmatism, and correct presbyopia. This procedure, which may be an alternative to LASIK, removes your eye’s natural clear lens and replaces it with an advanced artificial lens (IOL) that corrects your refractive error.
  • Visian ICL® (implantable contact lenses) may be an option for those with thin corneas or a high degree of nearsightedness. Unlike the IOLs used in cataract surgery or RLE, these implantable contact lenses work with your eye’s own natural lens to correct myopia and help you to see clearly without glasses.
  • Corneal Inlay is a device implanted in the cornea of one eye to improve your vision if you have presbyopia. Two types of FDA-approved corneal inlays are KAMRA® and Raindrop®.

If you’re not sure what procedure is right for you, start here Find the Right Procedure for You . Dr. Solomon, Dr. Hood, and their staff will be happy to help you determine your best options for vision correction.

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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
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
Mon - Thurs: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Our renowned ophthalmologists in Charleston, and the entire state of South Carolina. At his Mt. Pleasant ophthalmology practice, with additional locations in North Charleston, West Ashley, and Summerville. Our specializes in refractive lens exchange, PRK, LASIK, cataract surgery with multifocal IOLs and toric lenses, and other eye surgery procedures. His patients come to Charleston from areas such as Myrtle Beach, Columbia, Hilton Head, Goose Creek, Johns Island, and Kiawah Island, SC; Asheville, NC; and Savannah, GA.

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