Facilities and Equipment
Family Vision Care is pleased to provide comprehensive eye exams for patients of all ages. A routine visit includes use of the latest technology and in room consultation for all your eye care needs. Our comprehensive testing includes tests in eye mobility, overall vision and glaucoma and cataract testing. Also available in our office is the necessary equipment for color testing, depth perception and visual fields testing as needed. Dr. Smith provides you, the patient, with the opportunity to share your concerns and ask any questions. Their goal is not only to provide quality eye care, but also to educate you on all your vision needs.
Eye Infections and Disease
At Family Vision Care we are proud to have a staff with advanced technology and quality training. Our doctors are skilled in both the treatment and diagnosis of various eye infections and diseases. Should you be concerned about any of these, please schedule an appointment with us today at 843.881.2492.
At Family Vision Care we understand that the right eyewear can transform not only the way the world sees you but the way you see yourself. Our desire is to help make your eyewear comfortable, fashionable and simple. With hundreds of quality fashion frames and sunglasses, you are bound to find the look you want at a price you need, right here in on our on-site optical facility.
With partners like Johnson and Johnson, Ciba Vision, Bauch & Lomb, and CooperVision, Family Vision Care is pleased to bring you all the latest and greatest in contact lenses. Our extensive selection is designed to meet even the most complicated of lens needs. Inquire today, as you make your appointment, about getting the best comfort and vision possible with a contact lens fitting.
To order your contacts conveniently online, please call or email the office so one of our staff members can set you up on YourLens.com. You then will recieve your username and password in your email inbox. Our specific online store can be viewed at: www.yourlens.com/familyvisioncareofsc . (Username and password required to login and purchase)
Family Vision Care is headed by Dr. F. Mason Smith, a member of the clinical staff of Magill Laser Center. His extensive training and years of experience in pre-operative evaluation, allow Family Vision Care to offer consultation services to anyone interested in Lasik procedure and determining if they are a candidate. Services are both pre-operative and follow-up care and are available for all refractive surgery procedures. For further information please contact Parker, our Lasik Coordinator.
We are a VSP Google Glass preferred provider. If you are interested in this new, exciting technology, please call the office at (843) 881-2492 or stop by during regular business hours! For more information please visit: https://www.vsp.com/google-glass-lenses.html
The mission statement of Family Vision Care is to provide technologically advanced eye care by a highly trained and compassionate staff. Using the only the most advanced technology, you can count on FVC to be high tech and high quality in both service and technology. Comfort and ease come early in your visit as we use the Epic 2100 as part of our pre-screening process. The Epic 2100 is a high tech, computerized refraction instrument meant not only to check the prescription of your current glasses but to obtain your subjective prescription for a more precise diagnosis of your current eye condition.
Our monthly glaucoma screening is done with a combination of OCT technology and our fully automated Visual Fields testing machine. OCT is the latest technology in the field of glaucoma screening. A super sensitive and super specific machine, the OCT provides concise measurements to help our doctors determine if any signs of glaucoma may be present in a patient.
One of the most popular features of Family Vision Care is their use of advance retinal exam technology. A direct partner of Optos Technology, Family Vision Care is proud to provide the Optomap Retinal Examination System. The Optomap Retinal Examinaton System is a technological system developed as a noninvasive system to scan and photograph the retina. This system can be used to replace or compliment dilation, depending on the situation, and avoid the usual side effects of dilation drops while providing a more detailed picture of the retinal area.
Types of Payment Accepted
We accept Cash, Personal Checks, Debit Card, American Express, Master Card, Visa, and Discover.
Our staff speaks English.
We participate with VSP, Medicare, Medicaid, Family Vision Care is happy to be an insurance advocate. We are pleased to assist you in any way we can. Accepted insurance plans are: VSP, Eyemed, Medicare, Medicaid, ILA-Waterfront, Cigna Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, State Employees Vision Plan and AETNA US. For further information or for questions regarding your insurance, please contact our office. Check with our staff if you have other types of coverage.
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