Storm Eye Institute

storm eye institute

About Us

At the Storm Eye Institute, Vision is our mission

We seek to advance the science of ophthalmology and meet the eye care needs of the public by committing To Care, To Teach, To Serve, and To Discover.

Storm Eye Institute: A Look Back - A Vision for the Future

Storm Eye Institute's future is built on an impressive heritage.  This began in 1961 when a generous gift by Mrs. Albert Florens Storm helped establish an institute for the treatment of and research in eye disorders.

Storm Eye InstituteThe genesis of this Dedication Ceremony occurred in March of 1990 when South Carolina Lions initiated the Partnership in Service Campaign to add efforts and support from the university and state, SEI Board members, faculty, staff, patients, corporations, foundations and friends have met the $8.8 million goal to expand eye research and teaching.  While decades have passed, our mission remains dedicated to providing state-of-the-art patient care, cutting-edge scientific discovery and unparalleled educational opportunities.

The eye institute's vision for the year features, among other initiatives, accommodations for:

  • The Feldberg Center for Vision Rehabilitation
  • The Hanna Retina Research Laboratory
  • The Magill Vision Center - expanded utilization and on-going research
  • The Williams Glaucoma Therapeutic Development Center
  • The Expansion of the Miles Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Expansion of the Ocular Pathology Laboratory and Center for Research on Ocular Therapeutics and Biodevices

The Medical University expresses their deep appreciation to all those joining them in this vision to help conquer curable and treatable blindness.

Values of Our Vision

To Care:

We are committed to caring for our patients with excellence and with innovative treatments.  We are committed to caring about our patients, their comfort, well-being, safety and satisfaction.  With mutual respect and teamwork, we are also committed to caring for and about each other.

To Teach:

We are dedicated to teaching the ophthalmologists, ophthalmic scientists, and ophthalmic technicians of the future.  We are also committed to the education of our patients, the public, other members of the medical community, and each other.

To Serve:

We are committed to serving society.  We pledge to put the needs of our patients and our community first.

To Discover:

Through scientific inquiry, we are committed to the search for new knowledge and new treatments for eye disease.  By working in close partnership with each other, our patients, and the medical community at large, we dedicate ourselves to improving the vision of all people through our eye health services.

Appointment Scheduling
For Lasik or Cosmetic surgery information, call 843-216-2020
For Cataracts and other eye care related information, call 843-792-8100
 New patients may call 843-792-1414 or toll-free at 800-424-6872
 Established patients may call 843-792-8100

 Or Request an Appointment Online

Representatives are available from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday

Learn more about our eye health services here.


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