Your Trusted Resource for Premier Retinal Care
Thank you for considering our practice as a resource for your patients. We value and respect your referrals, and we will work closely with you to ensure they receive the highest level of personalized care. Our team will quickly and continuously communicate to you all diagnostic and treatment findings for a host of vitreoretinal conditions. You hold your relationships with your patients in the highest regard, and we strive to ensure this connection.
Why Refer Your Patients To Retina Consultants of Charleston?
Having served South Carolina’s residents for more than two decades, we have earned a reputation as the state’s leading retina specialists. We have amassed a diverse body of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple vitreoretinal diseases, as well as surgery of the retina, macula, vitreous and optic nerve.
In our history, we have emerged as the retina-only practice of choice for referring providers in South Carolina. Our physicians’ 24-hour availability for emergency referrals provides excellent support for our referring doctors, while allowing us to facilitate optimal, crucial care.
A Small-Town Feel, With An Eye Toward The Future
Much of our success is due to our ability to retain a small-town, personalized feel, while providing the highest-quality medical and surgical care. Indeed, we treat every patient like family, to provide an exceptional patient experience. But while based in the fast-growing metropolis of Charleston, we have emerged as a nationwide and global medical destination.
Our personalized approach to patient care has another benefit⸺it provides us with a more complete overview of their particular situation. When it comes to our diagnostic and treatment protocols, we employ a full suite of cutting-edge equipment to provide fast and convenient diagnoses.
A Diverse Team Of Retinal Experts And Professionals
Retina Consultants of Charleston physicians are board-certified ophthalmologists certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. They all received training at Ivy League institutions and Johns Hopkins, and are recognized experts in multiple disciplines. In addition, all of our physicians have undertaken additional subspecialty training for the retina, macula, choroid and vitreous. Within our practice, we provide comprehensive care for the following retinal disorders:
- Macular Degeneration
- Macular Hole
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Epiretinal Membranes
- Retinal Detachments
- Complications of Cataract Surgery
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Ocular Complications
- Ocular Trauma
Of note, Dr. Jablon specializes in ocular tumors, while Dr. Kerrison specializes in neuro-ophthalmology. And Dr. Alfaro is renowned for his academic pursuits, having edited and published textbooks and articles involving retinal and macular diseases.
Beyond our medical team, our staff consists of technicians and medical consultants highly trained and experienced in the latest ophthalmic diagnostic processes and technologies, ensuring comprehensive eye care.
An Ongoing Dedication To Research
Our physicians and medical team lead and participate in ongoing clinical trials for the treatment of retinal diseases. Research is a key component of our mission. Among the studies we currently have are those for wet and dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion (RVO).
Our two Clinical Trial Centers, facilitated by a staff of ophthalmologists, neuroophthalmologists and ophthalmic technicians, enable us to maintain a strong commitment to the latest ophthalmic medicine and related areas. In fact, our physicians were among the first to use intravitreal antiangiogenics to treat retinal diseases.
In addition, our practice has trained numerous international fellows, providing young physicians with the opportunity to experience clinical trials, one-on-one interaction with attending physicians, and surgical observation. Through our patients’ generosity, we are able to offer qualified students an academic scholarship.