Comprehensive Eye Care

Our practice involves primary eye care with a significant emphasis on cataract and refractive surgery, including Lasik and new technology lens implants. We believe that it all begins with a comprehensive eye exam.

Our services include:

  Laser and non-laser surgical vision correction including LASIK and Advanced
     Surface Ablation
  Advanced treatment of cataracts and astigmatism
  Lens implant surgery, including new technology Crystalens® and ReSTOR®
  Correction of Nearsightedness, Farsightedness, Astigmatism and Presbyopia
  Comprehensive Eye Exams
  Contact Lens fittings
  Emergency eye care
  Corneal topography and digital photography
  Visual field testing
  Treatment and management of Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Dry Eye,
     Keratoconus, Fuchs’ Corneal Dystrophy, blepharitis and other eye conditions
  Medical consultations and second opinions
  Eyelid plastic surgery
  On-site optical shop

Please call Atlantic Eye for all of your eye care needs. If you are interested in Lasik surgery, we offer free consultations and a variety of low monthly payment options. Our caring and professional staff will guide you through every step of the way. Call Atlantic Eye today at 843-651-8200.

Ophthalmologist vs. Optometrist

Must complete 4 years of college, 4 years of medical school and surgical residency (Ophthalmology Specialization) and a fellowship of 1 to 2 years. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the examination and treatment of the eye. As medical doctors, ophthalmologists are aware of how your ocular health is related to your overall health. They are capable of treating all eye conditions with medications or surgery and also provide routine services such as prescribing glasses or contact lenses.

Must complete 4 years of college and 4 years of Professional School (Doctor of Optometry O.D.) Sometimes called a Doctor of optometry or O.D., an optometrist has completed a professional program but is not a medical doctor. They have not attended medical school and are not licensed to practice medicine, and are not trained or licensed by the board of medicine to perform surgical procedures.

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