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Meet Our Team

At Carolina Eyecare Physicians, we are committed to earning the confidence of our patients with a high standard of care. Our team members are dedicated to life-long learning so we can offer our patients the most up-to-date techniques and information.

Our team at Carolina Eyecare Physicians consists of skilled and compassionate staff. Many of our medical doctors have received Castle Connolly “Top Doctors” recognition, which honors physicians for their professional qualifications, reputation, and contributions to their medical specialty.

Meet Our Ophthalmologists

John G. P. Boatwright, MD
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John G. P. Boatwright, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery Consultative Ophthalmology

Paul M. Herring, MD
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Paul M. Herring, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery Diabetes & Glaucoma

Thomas J. Newland, MD
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Thomas J. Newland, MD

Oculoplastics Orbital Neuro-Ophthalmic Surgery Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery

Robert G. Reuther, MD
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Robert G. Reuther, MD

Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery Consultative Ophthalmology Diabetic Eyecare Specialist Advanced Glaucoma Care

Kerry D. Solomon, MD
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Kerry D. Solomon, MD

Cataract, LASIK, and Advanced Vision Correction Director, Carolina Eye Research Institute Adjunct Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology

R. Griffin Brame, MD
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R. Griffin Brame, MD

Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous

Berdine M. Burger, MD
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Berdine M. Burger, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery

Francisco A. Folgar, MD
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Francisco A. Folgar, MD

Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous

Charlene Grice, MD
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Charlene Grice, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery Cornea and External Disease

Kenneth Farr, MD
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Kenneth Farr, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery Diabetes & Glaucoma

Drew Hunter, MD
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Drew Hunter, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery LASIK

Gene R. Howard, MD
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Gene R. Howard, MD

Cosmetic and Reconstructive Eyelid and Facial Surgery Orbital and Tear Duct Surgery

Elizabeth D. Sharpe, MD
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Elizabeth D. Sharpe, MD

Cataract Surgery Diabetic eye care Glaucoma treatment

Peter B. Knowlton, MD
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Peter B. Knowlton, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery

Leslie Scarlett, MD
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Leslie Scarlett, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Laser Cataract and Refractive Surgery Glaucoma and Eyelid Surgery

Lowrey P. King, MD
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Lowrey P. King, MD

Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous

William H. Lee, MD
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William H. Lee, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery Consultative Ophthalmology

Helga P. Sandoval, MS, MSCR
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Helga P. Sandoval, MS, MSCR

Ophthalmology and Clinical Studies

Meet Our Optometrists

Elizabeth Braun, OD
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Elizabeth Braun, OD

Optometric Physician

Denise Carter, OD
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Denise Carter, OD

Optometric Physician

Tessa Clark, OD
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Tessa Clark, OD

Optometric Physician

Vincent M. DeNinis, OD
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Vincent M. DeNinis, OD

Optometric Physician

Bart Depascale, OD
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Bart Depascale, OD

Optometric Physician

James D. Elliot Ⅲ, OD
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James D. Elliot Ⅲ, OD

Optometric Physician

Jeff Lynn, OD
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Jeff Lynn, OD

Optometric Physician

Alexa L. Rowe, OD
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Alexa L. Rowe, OD

Optometric Physician

Kalyn Schaeffer, OD
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Kalyn Schaeffer, OD

Optometric Physician

Patrick W. Smith, OD
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Patrick W. Smith, OD

Optometric Physician

Crystal G. Whittington, OD
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Crystal G. Whittington, OD

Optometric Physician

Locations

We have several convenient locations throughout South Carolina. Please view the nearest location to you or get directions below. 

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    What Is an Artificial/Intraocular Lens (IOL)?

    Eye Surgery

    You’ve heard of glasses and contact lenses, but what is an artificial or intraocular lens?  Ophthalmic technology continues to advance, allowing doctors to provide patients with innovative and advanced treatment options. An artificial intraocular lens, or IOL, is a great example of this—a continually developing tool that allows people to see more clearly and comfortably.  […]

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    August 24, 2022
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    What to Expect After Cataract Surgery

    Cataracts

    Cataracts are a slow-developing form of eye disease that can affect your daily life. Early diagnosis can help manage the disease and explore your treatment options with your doctor. When cataracts begin to prevent you from going about daily activities, such as reading or driving—surgery is the only option to remove them. But what should […]

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    August 24, 2022
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    Is Cataract Surgery Painful?

    Uncategorized

    According to the National Eye Institute, cataract surgery is one of the most common and safe types of surgery performed in the United States. Carolina Eyecare Physicians is committed to providing the highest quality of care with acclaimed surgeons and advanced technology in cataract surgery.  Rest assured, with board-certified ophthalmologists, cataract surgery has a high […]

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    May 31, 2022
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    You’ve heard of glasses and contact lenses, but what is an artificial or intraocular lens?  Ophthalmic technology continues to advance, allowing doctors to provide patients with innovative and advanced treatment options. An artificial intraocular lens, or IOL, is a great example of this—a continually developing tool that allows people to see more clearly and comfortably.  […]

    Read More…

    Cataracts are a slow-developing form of eye disease that can affect your daily life. Early diagnosis can help manage the disease and explore your treatment options with your doctor. When cataracts begin to prevent you from going about daily activities, such as reading or driving—surgery is the only option to remove them. But what should […]

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    According to the National Eye Institute, cataract surgery is one of the most common and safe types of surgery performed in the United States. Carolina Eyecare Physicians is committed to providing the highest quality of care with acclaimed surgeons and advanced technology in cataract surgery.  Rest assured, with board-certified ophthalmologists, cataract surgery has a high […]

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