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We are Building a New Office!

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | September 18, 2018

October 12, 2018 We have gone vertical! After 2 months of work it actually looks like we are building something! This has been a very exciting week watching all of the steel get erected. And luckily, it was done before the high winds we got from Hurricane Michael. Next up – framing. Head over to…

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Hurricane Florence Relief

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | September 18, 2018

  We were very fortunate that our area was spared the wrath of Hurricane Florence. Unfortunately, our neighbors to the north did not fare so well. In order to help them recover as quickly as possible, we will be accepting donations to be sent to the relief efforts. To help collect as many donations as…

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National Sunglasses Day 2018

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | June 26, 2018

National Sunglasses Day is on June 27, 2018! Celebrate by getting a new pair of sunnies and enjoy a $50 Amazon gift card on us! Just come in, buy your new favorite pair of Maui Jims, Costas, Smiths, Jimmy Choos, etc, post a selfie in your new shades, and mention The Vision Center at Seaside…

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Susan Featured in Women in Business

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | May 9, 2018

We are very proud that our very own Susan Weeks was featured in the annual Women in Business feature of Mount Pleasant Magazine. They apparently found out what we already knew – just how awesome she is! You can read the full article here.

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St Baldricks 2018

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | May 1, 2018

This year we have teamed up with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to help them fight childhood cancers. We even have a doctor willing to shave his head for the event! But we need your help as Dr. Bodkin has said he will shave his head only if we reach our fundraising goal of $1500. That’s…

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Suns and Suds 2018

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | April 27, 2018

Thank you for RSVPing for our Suns & Suds event next Tuesday. If you can no longer make it, please contact us here or reply to the text you received. Here are the details for the event. It runs from 4:30 until 7:00 PM at the Boardwalk Inn at Wild Dunes Resort on IOP. Directions (here…

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Introducing MyDay Toric Contact Lenses

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | January 21, 2018

We are excited to share with you that we are one of only two offices in the Lowcountry that is launching the newest contact lens for the correction of astigmatism – MyDay Toric! The new daily disposable MyDay Toric is made of the same Smart Silicone material of the successful MyDay lens. Coopervision has taken…

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Introducing the Ultimate Lens Package

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | October 31, 2017

Introducing the Ultimate Lens Package from Essilor. This new lens package brings together three innovative technologies to deliver your best vision, clarity, and protection, all in one pair of lenses. This new package is available in both a progressive and single vision design.  The progressive ultimate lens utilizes the new Varilux X design, new Crizal…

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2017 Patient Appreciation Harbor Cruise

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | October 24, 2017

We want to say thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed our Patient Appreciation Harbor Cruise on 10/17/17 – we had an amazing time and were glad we could share it with our patients. Thank you also goes out to our reps from Safilo, Essilor, Kenmark, Modo, CooperVision, and Bausch+Lomb who helped us…

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Solar Eclipse 2017: Enjoy This Stellar Moment

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | July 11, 2017

  Things are getting very exciting around here as we prepare for the first total eclipse in the US since 1979! And here in Mt. Pleasant we are lucky enough to be right in the path of totality. That means that on Monday, August 21, we will see the moon completely cover the sun for…

Suns and Suds 2017

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | April 25, 2017

You’re Invited! Everyone is invited to our Suns & Suds event on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Two Blokes Brewing from 4:30-7:30 PM. We will be showcasing several of our sunglass lines including Carerra, Smith, Kate Spade, Hugo Boss, Jimmy Choo, Vera Wang, Banana Republic, Lilly Pulitzer, Penguin, Polaroid for Kids, Fossil, Zac Posen and our…

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New Contact Lens Recycling Program

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | April 17, 2017

We were saddened to find out several months ago that our contact lens blister packs were not being recycled when we put them in our curbside recycling bin, but instead were being sorted out and directed to the landfill due to their small size. We have been trying to figure out a way to overcome…

Contact Lens Insertion and Removal Video

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | March 7, 2017
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MS Walk Thank You

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | February 27, 2017

Thank you for your support of the Walk MS Charleston. As our way of thanking you, we would like to offer you $25 you can use in our store for eyeglasses, sunglasses, contact lenses, or ocular nutritional supplements. Just fill in the form below and we will send you an email with your gift certificate. …

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Why Eye Fight

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | February 7, 2017

February is National Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month and this year Bausch + Lomb is stepping up their efforts. They are partnering with Prevent Blindness for the second year in a row to urge patients to join the fight for their sight. To start, they are working with Jeopardy! to create a special…

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Valentines Day Sale

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | February 2, 2017

What better time than Valentine’s Day to fall in love with a new pair of glasses. Come in to find your new pair on either Tuesday, February 14 or Wednesday, February 15 and receive 40% off your complete pair*, including prescription sunglasses! Check out our virtual try on to get a head start on finding that perfect frame. Also, don’t forget…

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Cyber Monday Sale

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | November 16, 2016

Cyber Monday Deals This year we are joining in on all the fun and deals to be had on Cyber Monday. We are running three deals for you – 1) a $100 gift certificate for only $50 2) A comprehensive eye exam gift certificate for only $60 (regularly $180) or 3) Get both deals for…

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2016 Patient Appreciation Harbor Cruise

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | September 13, 2016

Our patients make us very happy and we want to show our appreciation. Please join us aboard the General Beauregard on Tuesday, October 18 at 6:15 PM for a two hour cruise around Charleston Harbor. Onboard there will be appetizers, beer/wine/non-alcoholic beverages, and music by the Green Levels for you to enjoy while taking in…

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By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | August 27, 2016

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Contact Lens Health Week 2016

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | August 21, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has named August 22-26, 2016 as Contact Lens Health Week. When used and cared for properly, contact lenses are an incredible medical device that allows us to see clearly without glasses as well as help transform our look. They also provide a boost in self esteem for…