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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

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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    News

    Ask Dr. Drew | How do you know if cataracts are forming?

    Ask Dr. Drew, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts

    Dr. Hunter discusses some of the visual symptoms his local patients in South Carolina start to notice when developing cataracts. If your vision is getting cloudy, you’re losing your color perception, or if you’re having trouble reading or driving at night; you may be developing cataracts. Take our Cataract Assessment online to learn more! […]

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    January 17, 2023
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    What Does Glaucoma Look Like?

    Glaucoma

    Glaucoma can affect anyone, but some are at a higher risk of developing this eye disease. Because glaucoma presents few early symptoms and doesn’t affect vision or cause pain, it can go unnoticed and undiagnosed.  For these reasons, it’s essential to have regular eye exams so your eye doctor can detect the early signs of […]

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    November 28, 2022
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    Ask Dr. Drew | What to expect the day of your LASIK procedure.

    Ask Dr. Drew

    Dr. Hunter explains what you can expect on the day of your LASIK eye surgery. LASIK is a quick and virtually painless procedure that allows you freedom from glasses and contacts. LASIK is one of the most popular forms of vision correction due to its accuracy, safety, quick recovery time, a wide range of correction, […]

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    November 18, 2022
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    Dr. Hunter discusses some of the visual symptoms his local patients in South Carolina start to notice when developing cataracts. If your vision is getting cloudy, you’re losing your color perception, or if you’re having trouble reading or driving at night; you may be developing cataracts. Take our Cataract Assessment online to learn more! […]

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    A comparison of a female with normal eye against eye with glaucoma.

    Glaucoma can affect anyone, but some are at a higher risk of developing this eye disease. Because glaucoma presents few early symptoms and doesn’t affect vision or cause pain, it can go unnoticed and undiagnosed.  For these reasons, it’s essential to have regular eye exams so your eye doctor can detect the early signs of […]

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    Dr. Hunter explains what you can expect on the day of your LASIK eye surgery. LASIK is a quick and virtually painless procedure that allows you freedom from glasses and contacts. LASIK is one of the most popular forms of vision correction due to its accuracy, safety, quick recovery time, a wide range of correction, […]

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