Welcome Dr. Sreeni Basa to the Clemson Eye Team! He has joined our practice as the newest member of the medical retina and diabetic eye disease team.
Clemson Eye Aesthetics hosted another wonderful Sip and See event on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at their new Simpsonville location. Guests were greeted with champagne as they mingled, toured the new office and entered to win raffle prizes. Follow Clemson Eye Aesthetics Facebook and Instagram for upcoming events & specials.
Clemson Eye is pleased to announce a new location in Simpsonville, providing eye care services in 9 locations! Our newest addition includes a surgical suite, treatment rooms, retail skincare products and glasses and contacts. We are accepting new patients in this facility including cosmetic procedures. “Simpsonville is booming with a high demand for eyecare and… Read More
Clemson Eye welcomes two prominent Greenville eye health practices, Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare and Donelson Eye Care into the Clemson family. By joining forces, the newly formed Clemson Eye will now be able to offer patients broader access to providers and surgeries, more flexibility on scheduling and locations, and a more integrated experience regardless of… Read More
Greenville, SC (April 10, 2018) – Clemson Eye is pleased to announce the addition of Adam Easterling, MD, to our team of doctors. He is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, who has been caring for Upstate patients for the past 11 years. While playing varsity baseball for four years, he completed an engineering degree at Georgia… Read More
By Justin Roman, MD & Joseph Parisi, MD CE News, January 2018 28 Year Old with Bilateral Cataracts gets Renewed Vision with Symphony Torics, LenSx & ORA Koesha Pullen, an RN with Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, NC discovered she became visually symptomatic with cataracts (either juvenile or early adult onset) in 2012at 22 years… Read More
Clemson Eye Aesthetics News, January 8, 2018 JOIN OUR LUNCH & LEARN When: Thursday, Jan 25thWhere: Clemson Eye, 360 Pelham Rd. (Upstairs)Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm Join us for a FREE lunch & learn on Kybella, the first and only injectable double chin treatment. Hear from our Allergan rep on how this treatment is used to permanently… Read More
By Justin Roman, MD Clemson Eye News, August 2017 History of Corneal Transplantation Eduard Konrad Zirm performed the first successful full thickness penetrating keratoplasty in 1905, and in doing so, became the first person to perform a solid organ transplant. Ironically, the indication was for bilateral alkali burns, one of the most challenging indications in… Read More
Greenville, SC (August 11, 2017) If you have plans to watch the rare total solar eclipse that will cross the Upstate on Aug. 21, you will want to make sure you are fully prepared, especially when it comes to protecting your eyes. Wherever you are in the Upstate, you are going to want to look… Read More
GSA BizWire, August 1, 2017 Clemson Eye is pleased to announce the addition of Sam Garrett, OD, to our team of doctors. Dr. Sam Garrett has been an optometrist in Greenville SC for 35 years and has practiced comprehensive eye care including: eye exams and fitting of, all types of contact lenses (including astigmatic, presbyopic,… Read More
USA Today, July 26, 2017 Dr. Sam Garrett, an optometrist in Greenville for 35 years, has been added to the team of doctors at Clemson Eye. A news release said Garrett will now see patients in Clemson Eye’s Anderson office on Highway 81, 25 minutes from downtown Greenville. Clemson Eye’s four locations are in Greenville,… Read More
The Greenville News, July 26, 2017 Dr. Sam Garrett, an optometrist in Greenville for 35 years, has been added to the team of doctors at Clemson Eye. A news release said Garrett will now see patients in Clemson Eye’s Anderson office on Highway 81, 25 minutes from downtown Greenville. Clemson Eye’s four locations are in… Read More
Greenville, SC, June 2017 What is a cataract?Currently more than 24 million Americans have cataracts. They are the leading cause of blindness worldwide₁ and many people don’t treat them due to fear of eye surgery.A cataract is a clouding of your eye’s natural lens. Cataracts slowly develop over time as the proteins in the lens… Read More
Greenville, SC, May 2017 It’s Healthy Vision Month! Make Your Eye Health a Priority. Women are more likely to have eye-related diseases and conditions, including cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. Nearly two-thirds of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women, and women make up the majority of the 4.4 million Americans age 40 and older… Read More
GREENVILLE, SC, APRIL 2017 PREVENT BLINDNESS AMERICA DESIGNATED APRIL AS WOMEN’S EYE HEALTH AND SAFETY MONTH TO EDUCATE WOMEN ABOUT THE IMPORTANT STEPS THEY CAN TAKE TO MAINTAIN HEALTHY VISION AND STOP VISION LOSS. About 64 percent of the patients Clemson Eye sees on an annual basis are women. According to the International Communications Research… Read More
Watch our team discuss the revolutionary Halo laser with Megan Heidlberg from Your Carolina on News Channel 7!
By Alison Smith, MD Clemson Eye News, January 2017 Strabismus is the most common condition encountered by pediatric ophthalmologists. The lay term is “crossed or lazy eyes”. This terminology stems from the appearance that an individual’s eyes are not aligned with one another. The condition is actually fairly common affecting approximately 2 percent of children and… Read More
Greenville, SC, December 2016 Dr. Alison Schutt Smith, associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and pediatric ophthalmologist at Greenville Health System, has joined the Clemson Eye staff. The addition of Dr. Smith, a fellow in pediatric ophthalmology, will enable the practice to open a new pediatric wing at the Greenville facility. “I… Read More
Greenville, SC, November 2016 When was your last eye exam? If you’re a diabetic, there’s a 60 percent chance you haven’t had an eye exam this year. And that’s risky behavior, since diabetes has many vision-robbing consequences that even those coping with the disease may be unaware of. Although diabetes is the leading cause of… Read More
By Brian Johnson, MD Clemson Eye News, October 2016 Dry Eye affects an estimated 25 million Americans and is the most common reason for a visit to an eye specialist. It is a complex disease involving the tear quantity, quality, inflammation, and eyelid oil or Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD).There are several dry eye symptoms such as… Read More