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At Carolina Eyecare Physicians, we are committed to providing our patients the highest caliber of care. Many of our medical doctors have received the prestigious Castle Connolly “Top Doctors” recognition, which honors outstanding physicians for their unmatched expertise and contributions to the medical field. We are proud to provide world-class, compassionate care from remarkably skilled physicians and staff members.

JOHN G. P. BOATWRIGHT, M.D.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery Consultative Ophthalmology

Board certified in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery
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JOHN G. P. BOATWRIGHT, M.D.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery Consultative Ophthalmology

PAUL M. HERRING, M.D.

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

Board certified in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery.
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PAUL M. HERRING, M.D.

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

THOMAS J. NEWLAND, M.D.

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

Specializes in: Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Oculoplastic surgery
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THOMAS J. NEWLAND, M.D.

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

ROBERT G. REUTHER, M.D.

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

Board certified in Ophthalmology & Ophthalmic surgery.
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ROBERT G. REUTHER, M.D.

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

KERRY D. SOLOMON, M.D.

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

Board certified in Ophthalmology, High school: Choate/Rosemary Hall
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KERRY D. SOLOMON, M.D.

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

R. GRIFFIN BRAME, M.D.

Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous

Board certified in Ophthalmology, Specializes in the treatment of the retina, Undergraduate education: University of North Carolina, Medical school: Duke University School of Medicine
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R. GRIFFIN BRAME, M.D.

Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous

BERDINE M. BURGER, M.D.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery

Her practice provides comprehensive and consultative personalized eye care.
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BERDINE M. BURGER, M.D.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract, Laser, and Refractive Surgery

FRANCISCO A. FOLGAR, M.D.

Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
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FRANCISCO A. FOLGAR, M.D.

Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous

CHARLENE GRICE, M.D.

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

Dr. Grice is available for consultations concerning corneal dystrophies, dry eyes.
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CHARLENE GRICE, M.D.

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

GENE R. HOWARD, M.D.

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

Board certified in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery.
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GENE R. HOWARD, M.D.

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

PETER B. KNOWLTON, M.D.

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

In his free time, Dr. Knowlton enjoys marathon running, traveling to interesting places around the world, kayaking, hiking, cooking, and enjoying.
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PETER B. KNOWLTON, M.D.

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

HELGA P. SANDOVAL, M.D, MSCR

Ophthalmology and Clinical Studies

Having grown up in Colombia, Dr. Sandoval is fluent in Spanish and English. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her son, traveling, meeting friends, and reading.
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HELGA P. SANDOVAL, M.D, MSCR

Ophthalmology and Clinical Studies

LESLIE C. SCARLETT, M.D.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract and Eyelid Surgery Consultative Ophthalmology

In her spare time, Dr. Scarlett enjoys an active life with her husband and two children.
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LESLIE C. SCARLETT, M.D.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataract and Eyelid Surgery Consultative Ophthalmology

ELIZABETH D. SHARPE, M.D.

Cataract Surgery Diabetic eye care Glaucoma treatment

Dr. Sharpe has been involved with clinical research since the mid- 1980’s.
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ELIZABETH D. SHARPE, M.D.

Cataract Surgery Diabetic eye care Glaucoma treatment

ELIZABETH A. BRAUN O.D.

Optometric Physician

SC Licensed Clinical Optometrist, Undergraduate Education: The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio, Optometry School: The Ohio State University of Optometry, Columbus Ohio
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ELIZABETH A. BRAUN O.D.

Optometric Physician

KRISTEN GAYESKI-TINKLER, O.D.

Optometric Physician

SC Licensed Clinical Optometrist, Undergraduate Education: Emory University (Atlanta, GA), Optometry School: Nova Southeastern University (Fort Lauderdale, FL).
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KRISTEN GAYESKI-TINKLER, O.D.

Optometric Physician

CHELSEA JOHNSON, O.D.

Optometric Physician

She is a fourth-generation graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, following the footsteps of her father, grandfather & great-grandfather.
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CHELSEA JOHNSON, O.D.

Optometric Physician

ALEXA L. ROWE, OD

Optometric Physician

Primary Eye Care, Contact lens prescribing and fitting, Dry Eye Diagnosis and Management, Surgical co-management with Carolina Eyecare Physicians surgeons
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ALEXA L. ROWE, OD

Optometric Physician

CRYSTAL G. WHITTINGTON, O.D.

Optometric Physician

Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, Undergraduate education: East Carolina University (Greenville, NC), Optometry school: Southern College of Optometry (Memphis, TN).
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CRYSTAL G. WHITTINGTON, O.D.

Optometric Physician

MALISSA LAROCHE, PA-C

Oculoplastic Physician Asssitant

Certified Physicians Assistant, Bachelor of Science degree (Biology).
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MALISSA LAROCHE, PA-C

Oculoplastic Physician Asssitant

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