S. Jacob Montgomery Jr, MD Experience Dr. Montgomery has over 20 years of ophthalmic surgery experience offers clinical and surgical treatments in a variety of specialties including bladeless cataract surgery, corneal transplants, LASIK, PRK, and advanced glaucoma treatment. Dr. Montgomery seeks to always offer cutting edge care and was the first or among the first in the Upstate to perform/utilize the following cutting edge technologies: ABiC, iStent, Corneal Cross-linking, ECP, Express Shunt, Symfony IOL, Lipiflow, MLT, SLT, Prokera, and others.
Dr. Montgomery has been practicing ophthalmology since 1999 and is a board-certified ophthalmologist. His LASIK experience dates back to 2002. His clinical interests and responsibilities include advanced cataract surgery using femtosecond laser and lifestyle lenses, refractive surgery, LASIK and PRK, Glaucoma, Advanced Dry Eye evaluation and treatment, and Diabetic Eye Disease. Dr. Montgomery also has a special interest in Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) with one of the broadest repertoires and experience with MIGS in SC. He offers a customized surgical approach for glaucoma currently offering TM Bypass Stents (iStent and Hydrus), Viscocanaloplasty, KDB Goniotomy, Xen Gel Stent, and Laser Glaucoma treatments with SLT, MLT, MP3, and ECP. Dr. Montgomery enjoys surgical privileges and is the co-medical director at The Surgery and Laser Center Professional Park, a state-of-the-art Ophthalmic Microsurgery Surgery Center. He also has surgical privileges at the Surgery Center at Pelham. Dr. Montgomery continues to serve as a consulting physician for Greenville Health System and Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Montgomery attended Clemson University and received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He completed his residency in ophthalmology at Eastern Virginia Medical School, located in Norfolk, Virginia.
Dr. Montgomery is a board-certified member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Montgomery has been on the speaker’s bureau for leading ophthalmic and pharmaceutical companies with a focus on cataract, glaucoma, dry eye, glaucoma, and refractive surgery.
Dr. Montgomery lives with his wife and four children near Simpsonville and is a member at Christ Community Church.