Seeing Is Believing

Brian Driver from WIOP – Kickin’ 95.9 in Charleston says he couldn’t believe how fast and painless his LASIK procedure with Dr. Kerry Solomon was. Brian had a LASIK procedure on his right eye earlier this year. He calls the entire experience “amazing” and says he had worked himself up worrying about the procedure only […]

A Blurry Baby Bump

Aside from the obvious physical changes that occur during pregnancy, women experience some more subtle changes too that, on the surface, can leave them wondering, “What does this have to do with pregnancy?” Blurry vision and dry, irritated eyes are common pregnancy symptoms caused by those pesky pregnancy hormones that, according to, decrease the […]

Making Eye Safety a Sporting Event

This time of year, you can’t pass a park or rec center without seeing children and adults playing soccer, baseball, lacrosse and a host of other springtime sports. But sometimes it’s not all fun and games. More than 40,000 athletes suffer sports-related eyes injuries each month. About one-third of those are children. So, the American […]

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Fight Off Leading Vision Problem

Eat your fish, ladies! A recent study has found women who consume larger amounts of omega-3 fatty acids can reduce their chances of getting age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among older Americans. According to, AMD is the degeneration of the macula, the part of the retina responsible […]

Could Skipping Meat Lessen Your Cataract Risk?

We all know eating more vegetables is a key component of good health, but eating more vegetables and less meat would be linked to a lower risk of cataracts. A Reuters Health article this week reports on a British study the found a 30-40 percent lower cataract risk among people who don’t eat meat. According […]

Good-Bye, Glasses!

Ben Criscitiello was 18 years old the last time he went without glasses. Earlier this year, Ben – better known as “Big Ben” with WSPO sports station in Charleston – had LASIK with Dr. Kerry Solomon. Ben says he was surprised at how fast and painless the procedure was. The worst part, he says, was […]

Eye Safety at Work

When we think about workplace injuries, we tend to think about things like back injuries and carpel tunnel syndrome. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 2,000 U.S. workers experience a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. About a third of those are bad enough to require hospital ER treatments […]

Cool in the Shade

It’s time to take to the great outdoors and that means time for a new pair of shades. Sure, a simple pair from the drugstore can work for driving around town, but if you’re involved in any kind of summer sports, you’ll probably want a pair that fits your activity. For example, Solar Bat sunglasses […]