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Local couple provides seed funding for ocular oncology department

Bill and Ruth Baker

"With a little bit of radiation, we’re seeing the same outcomes as if we were to remove it and saving some of the patient’s vision."

When James Campbell’s ophthalmologist said the word “cancer,” Campbell, a retired firefighter, was alarmed but not entirely surprised...Read More

Grateful patients split gift between Parkinson's research, vision programs

Grateful Patients

‘I couldn't accept the diagnosis, so I ignored it.’

Donna Sternlieb’s vision had deteriorated so much that she began seeing things that weren’t there. Dots appeared on clean walls, and rocks became animals...Read More

Storm Eye donors provide vision screenings, glasses at low-income schools

‘We took it to the schools and removed the barriers.’

A student at Mary Ford Elementary School in North Charleston stepped out of the bright hallway and into a room with the lights out...Read More

Donors rally to give pediatric waiting room a much-needed facelift

‘We walked in, and there was this one adorable child sitting in a lonely plastic chair with a book. I thought, I know we can all do better than this.’

Pat Wert saw the pattern: Children who came to Storm Eye Institute sat in the gray waiting room, separated from adult patients only by a glass partition, and looked anxious...Read More

Pediatric patient turns into teenage tech pro, gives back

‘It’s devastating when you have a child who is only a few weeks old, and something is wrong.’

Charles Truluck took a 12th grade computer class at age 10...Read More

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    Global Leader in Vision Research for Better Eye Care

    Storm Eye Institute (SEI), established in 1961, is the only comprehensive eye center in South Carolina, providing a full range of educational, clinical and research services related to eye care. The Institute's mission is four-fold: to care, to teach, to discover and to serve.
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  • Storm Eye Pediatric Waiting Room

    Your Impact

    We are proud to show you an update to our pediatric ophthalmology waiting room located on the first floor of Storm Eye Institute. The space has received new flooring, fresh paint and now beautiful new custom furniture. The renovation of the waiting room was donor supported.
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