Save big on contacts with Cooper Vision’s Back to School rebates

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | July 1, 2021

It’s time to start thinking about your kids’ back-to-school suppl-eyes! Make sure their list includes an annual eye exam and the contact lenses that will set them up for a great year. Research has shown that almost 80% of learning occurs visually. Not only that, but vision issues can also affect a child’s self-esteem, social…

Neurolens – Ahhh for your eyes

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | March 30, 2021

Do you experience headache, eye fatigue, or neck and shoulder pain? Then your eyes could be the problem. Our practice is excited to be one of the first three offices in South Carolina to offer neurolens® – a revolutionary new lens design that corrects eye misalignment and has helped thousands of patients alleviate these symptoms.…

2021 PGA Championship Tickets

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | March 15, 2021

Attention all golf fans, we have a pair of tickets to every day of the 2021 PGA Championship at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island to give away! It is easy to win – just come buy prescription eyewear or annual supplies of contact lenses to be entered to win a pair of tickets for…

Blood Drive on 2/17/21

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | February 10, 2021

It’s time for our first-ever blood drive at The Vision Center at Seaside Farms! Come help us give back to the community and help contribute to saving someone’s life. Join us on Wednesday, February 17 from 3-7 PM with the Blood Connection‘s mobile donor bus. We love it when people help our community, so to…


By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | September 18, 2020

Once again, we have teamed up with Lowcountry Bald to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. This is a great organization that provides funding for childhood cancer research. This year, to help raise funds we will be raffling off a Costa prize pack, pictured above, valued at $358! Included in the prize pack is a pair of black Costa Piper 580P…


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.


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…


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…


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

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. …


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…