Carolina Eyecare Physicians
1101 Clarity Rd.
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina 29464
Kerry Solomon, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist who has gained a reputation as one of the world's top LASIK and cataract eye surgeons. Dr. Solomon has a deep passion for his work and is proud to provide his patients with comprehensive, quality eye care.
As a testament to his standing in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Solomon was asked to serve as Chairman of the FDA liaison committee for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has also been featured in a variety of media outlets, including The Today Show, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money magazine, Redbook magazine, Readers Digest and PBS' "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind," which aired in more than 140 countries. He was named one of the "Top 50 Opinion Leaders in the Fields of Cataract and Refractive Surgery" by Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today.
Dr. Solomon remains committed to providing his patients with the best available technology, including the latest generation of premium replacement lenses. He continues to be on the forefront of ophthalmological advances as Director of Carolina Eyecare Research Institute, where he and his team research new medical devices, surgical techniques and treatments for a variety of eye conditions.
Dr. Solomon uses the "no-needle, no-stitch, no-patch" technique when performing cataract eye surgery. Before the procedure, he administers anesthetic eye drops to numb the area and to alleviate any discomfort the patient may feel during surgery. Then, he creates a small, self-sealing incision around the cornea through which he breaks apart and removes the clouded lens and replaces it with an intraocular lens (IOL). Patients with nearsightedness and presbyopia (age-related farsightedness) can choose from a variety of standard or premium IOLs provided by Dr. Solomon, including the accommodating Crystalens IOL, which moves with the muscles in the eye to change focus between objects at different distances; and the multifocal ReSTOR IOLs, which corrects nearsightedness and presbyopia using a different method. The procedure is completed in a matter of minutes and many patients report improved vision within 24 hours.
To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Solomon and learn more about your vision correction options, contact Carolina Eyecare Physicians at (800) 931-0478.Email the Surgeon
In addition to cataract surgery, Dr. Solomon provides bladeless iLASIK, a procedure which uses the precision of two computer-guided lasers to give patients optimum vision correction results. The first, known as Intralase, is used to create the corneal flap. The second "excimer" laser alters the shape of the underlying corneal tissue; this laser delivers micron-level accuracy more than 100 times greater than can be achieved using a blade. The entire procedure generally takes less than 20 minutes.
For those who are not good candidates for laser eye surgery, Dr. Solomon offers implantable contact lenses (ICLs), such as Visian or Verisyse.
Dr. Solomon provides a full range of eye care services and advanced surgical
vision restoration procedures at his state-of-the-art surgical suite in South Carolina.
"My quality of life has improved so much. I'm even driving again. I can't say enough wonderful things about Dr. Solomon and his staff." Senator Robert Campbell Lake, Jr., cataract patient
"I had forgotten how bright colors could be...I still can't believe I no longer need glasses for anything." Marilyn Lawrimore, cataract patient
"When I knew that I could go the rest of my life without having to wear glasses of any kind, I mean that was a no-brainer for me. I, still to this day, wake up and go to bed saying, 'wow'!" Debbie Hvizdos, premium lens patient
"My vision is wonderful! No more glasses. I truly, truly admire the man [Dr. Solomon] very much and am very glad he did my surgery." Judy Hand, multifocal lens patient
"The first thing I would say about [my procedure] is how exceptionally attentive the staff and Dr. Solomon are and how straightforward Dr. Solomon is." Andrew
"I wanted to make sure I really had the best of the best. So I asked a lot of people in the area who they went to and every person I asked said Dr. Solomon." Louisa
Dr. Solomon with a Patient
Kerry Solomon, MD, is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Solomon completed an ophthalmology internship at Yale University and an ophthalmology residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He also completed fellowships in ophthalmic pathology and cataract and refractive surgery at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital, respectively.
Dr. Solomon is frequently invited to give lectures on the latest findings and techniques in ophthalmology. Over the course of his career he has given more than 400 lectures and live surgical demonstrations around the world, and his articles have been published in more than 120 peer-reviewed medical journals, books and publications.
In addition, Dr. Solomon is actively involved in several ophthalmic organizations and numerous national and international professional societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the South Carolina Medical Association, the South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology, the Charleston County Medical Society and the Charleston Ophthalmological Society.
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