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Charleston LASIK and Cataract Surgeon
Dr. Kerry D. Solomon, M.D.

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Trusted LASIK Surgeons
Dr. Kerry D. Solomon, M.D.

  • Dr. Kerry D. Solomon, MD, is a world-renowned surgeon specializing in LASIK, cataract, and other refractive surgery including the KAMRA Inlay procedure at Carolina Eyecare Physicians.

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Are you looking for a doctor you can TRUST?
Further Detailed Credentials and Qualifications
Premier Patient Care
Professional Credentials
Additional Career Highlights
Education
Surgeon Bio

Appointments and Information:

Mt. Pleasant Office
1101 Clarity Road
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone Number: 843.881.EYES (3937)

Special 15% “Everyday Heroes” Discount*

Everyday Heroes (members of U.S. military, local police and fire departments, their spouses, and certain family members*) may qualify for a special 15% discount on LASIK and other elective surgery procedures offered by Dr. Solomon in appreciation for your service to our country and local communities. To learn more, please contact Dr. Solomon’s office directly and mention Trusted LASIK Surgeons.

"Practicing medicine is about loving what you do, treating every patient like family, and knowing that if you do your best, you can change people's lives for the better." -Kerry Solomon, M.D.


Are you looking for a doctor you can TRUST?

You've come to the right place!

Eye surgeon Kerry Solomon, M.D., is recognized by his peers around the world as one of the best LASIK doctors, who practices and teaches right here in Charleston, In fact, Dr. Solomon performed the first LASIK procedure in South Carolina. Dr. Solomon has been singled out as THE eye surgeon who has had the greatest impact in the field of vision correction surgery.

Board certified in ophthalmology, Arturo and Holly Melosi Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

World-renowned for cataract and LASIK surgery

Dr. Kerry Solomon at Carolina Eyecare PhysiciansCo-Medical Director, South Carolina Lions Eye Bank

Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

President and Chairman of FDA liaison committee for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

Are you looking for WORLD-CLASS CARE?

An eye surgeon with Dr. Solomon's expertise and reputation doesn't settle for offering second-best care, technology and service, and he doesn't expect you to settle for second-best. From the moment you walk in the door, the focus is on YOU…YOUR safety, YOUR comfort, YOUR convenience, and giving YOU the best possible results.

Do you need SPECIALIZED CARE & ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY??

Dr. Solomon and Carolina Eyecare Physicians bring unsurpassed specialty care to Charleston:

  • The precision and comfort of Topography-Guided LASIK
    • The first FDA-approved advancement in LASIK in over a decade
    • Topography-guided LASIK has the highest satisfaction rate of any LASIK procedure and delivers results equal to or better than glasses or contacts 
  • Advanced Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Premium advanced-technology lens implants (ReSTOR®, ReZoom™, Crystalens®, Verisyse™, and Visian™ ICL)

Are you looking for RESULTS?

After evaluating the results of thorough advanced, customized diagnostic testing, Dr. Solomon provides his patients with specific written information that explains their likelihood of achieving 20/20 vision. With the best LASIK doctor and the best LASIK technology, Dr. Solomon's patients know the best LASIK results they can expect.

Are you concerned about AFFORDABILITY??

Dr. Kerry Solomon offers zero percent financing through CareCredit. You can even apply and receive approval online. Call 843.881.EYES (3937)


Further Detailed Credentials and Qualifications

Dr. Kerry D. Solomon has extensive qualifications that Trusted LASIK Surgeons estimates place him among the top 1% of LASIK laser eye surgery, KAMRA, cataract surgery, and refractive surgeons in the United States.

For your convenience, these credentials and criteria have been grouped by Experience, Patient Care and Credentials. In addition, Dr. Solomon has included some additional career highlights that while not used by Trusted LASIK Surgeons in our screening process, clearly supplement his highly distinguished career.

Dr. Solomon’s qualifications and credentials as one of the top LASIK surgeons include:

Experience

  • Over 20 years experience in laser vision surgery, including LASIK
  • Over 20  years experience in refractive surgery (laser vision, lens implants and RK)
  • Performed over 15,000 LASIK and laser vision procedures
  • Principal Investigator for over 10 FDA Studies for laser manufacturers


Premier Patient Care

  • Use of the most advanced Wavelight Refractive Suite for LASIK, which includes the WaveLight FS200 femtosecond laser for a bladeless approach and the WaveLight EX500 Excimer laser for a truly personalized treatment
  • Offers complete refractive surgery care, including LASIK, PRK, RLE / CLE, Phakic Implants, Astigmatic Incisions, and laser assisted cataract surgery with lens implants
  • Offers the Kamra Inlay Surgery Procedure to help people eliminate the need for reading glasses due to Presbyopia.
  • Management of complications of surgery for new patients who had problems from a LASIK or other vision correction procedure performed by another doctor
  • Other eye surgeons, optometrists, opticians, employees of companies that specialize in refractive surgery instrumentation or their family members have had their LASIK and other refractive surgeries performed by Dr. Solomon


Professional Credentials

  • Professional Credentials

  • President, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 
  • Current Faculty Appointments: Medical University of South Carolina
  • Director, Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery (since 2000)
  • Medical Director, Magill Laser Center (since 1994)
  • Director, Magill Research Center (since 2000)
  • Past Faculty Appointments
  • Chairman, Hospital Laser Committee, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Ophthalmology Ambulatory Care Committee Liason, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Professional Society and Organization Memberships
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (Member)
    • Honor’s Award
    • Senior Achievement Award
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS)
    • Best paper of session, International Society of Refractive Surgery (1995)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
    • President (2016)
    • Chair of the Food and Drug Administration liaison committee
    • Best paper of session, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) (April 1995)
    • Grand Prize Video at ASCRS (co-producer)( 1997)
    • Best paper of session at ASCRSvxx (1997)
    • ASCRS Video Award: First Prize for best new surgical technique (1998)
    • Best paper of session at ASCRS (2000)
    • Lee T. Nordan Achievement Award presented at ASCRS (2006)
  • South Carolina Lifepoint Eye Bank
  • South Carolina Medical Association
  • Charleston Ophthalmological Society
  • Chair of the Food and Drug Administration liaison committee
  • South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology
  • Charleston County Medical Society
  • Certified by American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Co-Medical Director, South Carolina Lions Eye Bank
  • Editorial and Editorial Board Positions
  • Ocular Surgery News
  • Phaco and Foldables
  • Ocular Therapeutics
  • Ophthalmic Practice
  • Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today
  • Reviewer
  • Archives of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Over 65 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles published
  • Over 20 text book chapters and/or books
  • Over 500 lectures on research topics at major eye meetings
  • Over 30 surgical videos used as teaching tools throughout the world


Additional Career Highlights

  • Best Doctor’s in America (2003-2004)
  • Best Doctor’s in America (2005-2006)
  • Top 50 Opinion Leaders in the Fields of Cataract and Refractive Surgery by Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today (2005-2006)
  • Heed Fellowship Award/The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital (1992)
  • Fight for Sight Research Grant/National Society to Prevent Blindness, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital (1992)
  • Grand Prize Video at ESCRS (co-producer) (2000)
  • The Pierre Gautier Jenkins Award for Excellence in Resident Education, Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina (2007)


Education


Surgeon Bio

Kerry D. Solomon, MD, is a world-renowned surgeon specializing in LASIK, , KAMRAcataract and refractive surgery at Carolina Eyecare Physicians.

Prior to that Dr. Solomon was at the MUSC as a faculty surgeon, following his completion of his fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. At Hopkins, Dr. Solomon specialized in cataract, refractive surgery AND KAMRA. Prior to his fellowship, he completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky and an internship in medicine at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. In addition, Dr. Solomon has completed a fellowship in ophthalmic pathology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, and completed both his doctorate in medicine and bachelor degree at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont.

In addition to his local clinical practice and administrative duties, Dr. Solomon is active in multiple ophthalmic organizations. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, holds memberships in a number of professional and scientific societies and is actively involved on a national and international basis with many prominent societies. He is a fellow with the American Academy of Ophthalmology where he serves on several committees and also received an honor award for his achievements. He is Chair of the Food and Drug Administration liaison committee for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and also serves as a member of various committees for the ASCRS. Additionally, Dr Solomon is involved with the South Carolina Medical Association, Charleston Ophthalmological Society, South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology and the Charleston County Medical Society.

Over his 20 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Solomon has achieved status among the country’s best ophthalmic surgeons, and has received dozens of awards, including the Lee Nordan Refractive Surgeon of the Year Award, an award given to the surgeon who has had the greatest impact in the field, by Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. He has been ranked as one of ‘America’s Best Doctors’ annually for cataract and refractive surgery since 2004. He has also been voted in the Top Fifty Opinion Leaders in Ophthalmology in the world by his peers since 2005, the inception of this award. He routinely speaks at both national and international meetings and hospitals and to date has presented more than 500 lectures and live surgical demonstrations worldwide.

In addition to speaking globally, he has written over 170 publications including book chapters, book reviews, monographs and magazine articles, and produced more than 30 surgical videos and has received awards for many of these videos which are used as teaching tools throughout the world. Finally, Dr. Solomon’s work has been recognized by multiple popular magazines and newspapers including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Money, The Saturday Evening Post, Redbook and Reader’s Digest. He has also been featured in television specials such as PBS’s “Cataract Surgery” as part of the ‘Healthy Body, Healthy Mind’ series, which is currently airing across the United States and in over 140 countries worldwide.

But, as Dr. Solomon puts it, practicing medicine is not all about awards or positions, “practicing medicine is about loving what you do, treating every patient like family, and knowing that if you do your best, you can change people’s lives for the better.”

View Charleston Lasik Surgeon Kerry D. Solomon Curriculum Vitae
Appointments and Information
843.881.EYES (3937)


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