Chelsea R. Johnson, O.D. Joins Dr. Kerry Solomon’s Ophthalmology Team

Dr. Kerry Solomon, world renowned ophthalmologist and South Carolina’s leading LASIK and laser cataract surgeon, is pleased to welcome Chelsea R. Johnson, O.D. to his award-winning ophthalmology team.

“Dr. Johnson is extremely smart and sharp, and will be a phenomenal addition to our team,” said Dr. Kerry Solomon. “Dr. Johnson will provide exceptional care for our patients in preparation for procedure, as well as during their post-operative period. The energy, knowledge and passion she brings is unmatched and is ultimately why we chose her to join of our team.”

“I’m very excited to join the practice and work alongside Dr. Solomon to help our patients improve their quality of life through their vision, experiencing the newest and most renowned technology,” said Chelsea Johnson, O.D.



Dr. Johnson is a fourth-generation optometrist, following in the footsteps of her father, grandfather and great grandfather. Dr. Johnson is a skilled optometrist in ocular primary care, binocular vision and contact lens related services including monovision, multifocals, rigid gas permeable lenses, synergeyes, and bandage contacts, eye infection and injury, as well as LASIK and cataract procedures.

Dr. Johnson worked as an Associate Optometrist at Primary Eyecare – Drs. DiGirolamo & Associates in Charlottesville, Virginia from 2017 to 2019, before making the move to the Lowcountry.

A Pennsylvania native, Dr. Johnson received her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences in 2012 at Lock Haven University, received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2016, and completed her Residency in Ocular Disease and Primary Care Optometry at Bay Pine Veterans Affairs Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2017.

Johnson has volunteered her expertise and provided eye exams to uninsured, low-income individuals and families through Lions Club vision screenings, and donated vision exams and glasses to more than 1,400 underprivileged children through Give Kids Sight Day from 2013-2015.


Over 25 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Kerry Solomon is a world-renowned ophthalmologist with Carolina Eyecare Physicians and the leading laser cataract and LASIK surgeon in South Carolina.

Dr. Kerry Solomon has been a pioneer in the field of advanced cataract and refractive surgeries by consistently pursuing new research with groundbreaking developments. With patients traveling across the country to receive treatments and procedures, Dr. Solomon is committed to providing his patients with the latest in research, technology and techniques.

Dr. Solomon has been ranked in the top 1% of ophthalmic surgeons nationwide in US News and World report, has been named one of the “Top 50 Opinion Leaders in the Fields of Cataract and Refractive Surgery” by his peers every year since the award’s inception since 2005, and has been awarded the prestigious title of being one of the “Best Doctors in America” for 16 consecutive years.  He is a perennial research leader, and has been named one of the top 250 innovators in the field of premium IOL surgery by the publishers and editors of Premier Surgeon. He has also been cited in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money, Redbook, and Reader’s Digest. His television appearances include NBC’s Today, ABC’s World News Tonight and the PBS series Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, which aired in more than 140 countries.

Learn more about Dr. Kerry Solomon, his medical research, and information about ophthalmic surgeries at

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