Sea Island Ophthalmology is the oldest Ophthalmology practice in Beaufort. For more than 40 years, Sea Island Ophthalmology has been the premier provider of eye care for the residents of Beaufort, Hampton, and Jasper counties. Carrying on the tradition of excellence begun by Dr. Williams and continued by Dr. Weidener and Dr. Ceips, Dr. Siegel has continued this commitment to providing the highest level of patient care. The new building incorporates the latest diagnostic imaging modalities networked throughout the entire office to provide state of the art ophthalmic care. The Lowcountry themed architecture and décor has been carefully chosen to provide this care in a warm and relaxing setting. Our central location was chosen to make this care readily available and conveniently accessible.
Dr. Siegel is a highly skilled cataract surgeon who can evaluate and recommend the most comprehensive and effective treatment options for cataract patients. He is one of the region’s leading premium lens implant surgeons who specializes in microincisional, sutureless cataract surgery. He will select your lens implant utilizing state of the art ocular measurements, based upon your visual needs, using the latest in lens implant technology including the Acrysof Toric lens for astigmatism or the Restor multifocal lens for the correction of presbyopia. Dr. Siegel is unique, in that all of your pre-operative and post-operative care will be performed by him.
Dr. Siegel is a Board Certified Ophthalmic Surgeon and Medical Director of Sea Island Ophthalmology, LLC. He has been treating patients in the Lowcountry for over a decade.
Dr. Siegel’s focus is on medical and surgical solutions to eye diseases, such as cataract, glaucoma, diabetes and macular degeneration. His special interest is microincision cataract surgery utilizing the latest intraocular lens implants for the correction of presbyopia and astigmatism. Dr. Siegel has performed thousands of cataract surgeries and has been instrumental in bringing these new intraocular lens technologies to Beaufort County. He has authored several clinical publications and has spoken internationally as well as focusing on future clinical trials at Sea Island Ophthalmology.
After graduating with High Honors from the University of Michigan where he was inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Society, Dr. Siegel earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed his rotating surgery internship at the MERC/MSU program in Grand Rapids, MI. Dr. Siegel then went on to complete his Ophthalmology Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina – Storm Eye Institute. He subsequently completed a Fellowship in Diseases of the Retina and Macula at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans.