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2018 was another awesome year here at The Vision Center at Seaside Farms. Below are some of the highlights.

Dr. Bodkin: Cover Model

mt p mag cover announcement 2018

Dr. Bodkin was voted Best Eye Doctor by Mount Pleasant Magazine for the 5th year in a row. We're still not sure what they were thinking, but apparently, they thought it would be a good idea to include him on the cover ;-). Read the article here.  

Introduced MyDay Toric to the Charleston area

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We were the first office in the area to fit the newest one-day contact lens for astigmatism. It quickly became our go to lens for those patients who needed astigmatism correction with all the comfort and benefits of a daily disposable. Read more here

Expanded our team

Allison Guill

We found another great fit for our team when we added Allison as our lead tech. She has quickly improved our patient care and her amazing personality keeps our patients smiling and laughing throughout their exam. 

Do I have to be dilated?

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We strive to stay ahead of the curve with our equipment and technology and 2018 was no different. Back in the spring, we brought the Optos California UltraWidefield camera into our office and quickly incorporated it into our examination routines. We were the first optometric office in the tri-county area to offer the best retinal imaging system on the market. 

Dr. Bodkin shaved his head for St. Baldrick's

Dr. Bodkin shaving his head for St. Baldricks

Back in May, Dr. Bodkin took the plunge and shaved his head to help raise funds for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. Through your generosity, we raised over $2600 to help fight childhood cancers. Watch the video here of when Dr. Bodkin joined the bald brotherhood. 

Susan featured in Women in Business

Susan Weeks in Mount Pleasant Magazine

Susan has been an integral part of the success of The Vision Center at Seaside Farms since it opened in 2009. Her hard work and dedication were recognized over the summer in Mount Pleasant Magazine's annual women in business issue. You can read the article here

Text Please

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Communicating with our office should be easy. That's why we introduced 2-way texting with our main office number. Need to reach us during business hours, just send a text to 843-388-6200!

Groundbreaking Achievement

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The most exciting thing that happened for us in 2018 was breaking ground on our new state of the art office just down the street. You can follow our construction updates here (new update coming next week). 

 

We had a great 2018 and are looking forward to another great year in 2019 providing excellent care and an enjoyable experience for our patients. As always, if you have any suggestions on how we can make our 2019 even better for you, don't hesitate to contact us - you can even send us a text!