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About Our Practice

Lowcountry Eye Specialists in Ladson, South Carolina, offers exceptional care and surgical expertise to patients looking for high-quality ophthalmology services.

Thanks to the practice's well-earned reputation for providing outstanding results, patients come from as far away as Kiawah Island, Hilton Head, and Columbia for the diagnosis and treatment of eye-related disorders.

Lowcountry Eye Specialists ophthalmologists are experienced, board-certified experts in diseases of the eye and offer comprehensive care for all common eye problems, from dry eyes, floaters, and red eyes to diabetic retinopathy, thyroid eye disease, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.

As experts in oculoplastic surgery, the Lowcountry Eye Specialists team performs advanced procedures such as blepharoplasty and eyelid surgery for drooping eyelids and ptosis, eye lift surgery, and cataract surgery.

They understand how important eye health and good vision can be in contributing to the enjoyment of favorite activities and helping maintain an individual's independence throughout their life.

To benefit from the superior skills of the Lowcountry Eye Specialists team, call their office today or book an appointment online. 

For your convenience, we do accept most major medical insurance. We do not file with any VISION plans, please call your local optometrist to schedule routine visits to update glasses prescriptions or fit for contact lenses. For specific insurance plan inquiries, please contact the office.

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Words from our patients

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    "Dr. Piehota did a great job on my Cataract surgery! Dr. Piehota also corrected my stigmatism."

    Cindy B.
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    "Such was my experience with Lowcountry Eye Specialists on February 21st. The staff is wonderful. Amanda put me at ease and Dr. Thompson has one of the best"

    K R.
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    "Dr. Piehota made the experience feel very comfortable. The location is very clean and inviting."

    Anthony T.
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    "My experience treating age related cataracts as a patient of Doctor Jay Thompson exceeded all of my expectations."

    Dana A.
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    "My wife went to visit Dr. Thompson and he was amazingly approachable, talked to us respectfully and knew his stuff."

    Thomas H.
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    "Dr. Piehota is phenomenal. I met him once in office after being referred by my optometrist (also awesome)."

    Sydney D.


Lowcountry Eye Specialists
9565 US-78, Suite 200
Ladson, SC 29456
Phone: 843-553-2477
Fax: 843-553-2478

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