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…


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…

Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI) Questionnaire

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



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…


Don’t Fail Your Child Before School Starts

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | July 7, 2016

    It is hard to believe that the summer is already half way over! And that means it is time to start thinking about getting your child ready for “Back to School.”   You may not realize it, but approximately 80% of our learning involves our vision! Therefore, it stands to reason that good…

Welcome to The Vision Center at Seaside Farms

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

Thank you for scheduling your eye exam with us.  Here at The Vision Center at Seaside Farms, we are committed to providing a caring and professional environment to promote an enjoyable, efficient and cutting edge eye care experience for all of our patients.  It is our priority to have every patient leave our office feeling…

Try On Frames!

By waltmayo | May 27, 2016

Click HERE to virtually try on frames we carry!

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Memorial Weekend Sunglasses Sale

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | May 22, 2016

  Celebrate Memorial Weekend and the official kick-off to summer with our huge sunglasses sale!   Buy any pair of sunglasses and we’ll throw in a FREE beach towel* AND a $50 gift card to Target to use toward even more of your beach and summertime needs.   Choose from brands like Maui Jim, Costa…


PRN Macular Vitamin

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | May 18, 2016

PRN’s numaqula vitamins are the supplement of choice to help slow the progression of macular degeneration. Based on the AREDS2 study, this complete supplement provides all of the macular protection from lutein and zeaxanthin with the added bonus of B and E vitamins for improved eye health. Get yours today for as little as $25.65…


PRN Eye Omega Vitamins

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | May 18, 2016

PRN’s Eye Omega Advantage vitamins are the perfect complete eye health supplement. They combine the highest quality Omega 3s (fish oil) with the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin. Omega 3s (DHA/EPA) in their triglyceride form help promote healthy tears and relieve dry eye symptoms. Lutein and zeaxanthin are important molecules to protect against macular degeneration. You…


PRN Dry Eye Vitamins

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | May 18, 2016

PRN’s Dry Eye Omega vitamins are the best Omega 3 vitamins you can take. They are made with over 2 grams of DHA/EPA Omega 3’s in the triglyceride form (you know, the one that actually gets absorbed by your body). Omega 3’s have been proven to help relieve dry eye as well as improve your…


PRN Ocular Vitamins

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | May 17, 2016

Nutrition plays a large role in our health – including the health of our eyes. Omega 3’s, specifically DHA and EPA in triglyceride form, help promote healthy tears and can help protect against macular degeneration (AMD). Lutein and Zeaxanthin are the main antioxidants shown to slow the progression of AMD. We are proud to offer…

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Raise Your Glasses – a spring style show on May 3rd

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | April 19, 2016

  Please join us on Tuesday, May 3 from 4:30-7:30 on Southerly’s back patio for our spring style show. Come enjoy live music by Red Cedar Review as well as free food and drinks while you peruse the complete eyewear and sunglasses collections from Kate Spade, Lilly Pulitzer, Hugo Boss, Jimmy Choo, Banana Republic, Vera…

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Introducing Dr. Ellesse Boiwka

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | April 12, 2016

  We would like to introduce you to our newest associate – Ellesse Boiwka, OD.   Dr. Boiwka was born and raised in Amherst, Ohio and graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in zoology from Miami University. She went on to obtain her Doctorate in Optometry graduating summa cum laude from the Southern College…

Join our 2016 Bracket Challenge

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | March 3, 2016

March Madness is upon us! Join our Bracket Challenge for your chance to win $250 in prizes! The winner will receive a $200 gift certificate to our office as well as a $50 gift card to their choice of Ardoa Wine Bar, Crafty Draught, or Crave! In addition, anyone who can beat Dr. Bodkin will…

10 Tips for Eye Care and Travel

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | November 20, 2015

We are entering the busiest travel time of the year. Here are 10 tips for your eyes while you travel: For any type of travel: Be sure to pack extra contact lenses If you are a contact lens wearer, don’t forget your glasses Always bring sunglasses and keep them handy Don’t forget your contact lens…

Introducing Acuvue Oasys 1-day contact lenses

By Brad Bodkin, OD, FAAO | November 3, 2015

We are excited to announce the launch of the Acuvue Oasys 1-day contact lenses. Our office was selected as one of the first in the entire country to start fitting this new daily disposable lens. This new lens, building on the success of the Oasys 2-week lens, was designed using HydraluxeTM technology – a tear…