George Waring IV, MD, FACS, is a pioneer in the field of ophthalmology practicing in the Mt. Pleasant region of South Carolina. Dr. Waring is the Director of Refractive Surgery at Magill Vision Center, Course Director for the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology Laser Refractive Surgery Course, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Refractive Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina-Storm Eye Institute; to name a few. Board certified and highly active in the field, Dr. Waring has served as the World Surgical Monitor for AcuFocus, Inc., and teaches ophthalmic surgeons worldwide advanced techniques in the surgical correction of presbyopia. Aside from tending to future healthcare professionals and his patients, Dr. Waring IV is a founding member of the Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Society; as well as, the American College of Ophthalmic Surgeons. He has been recognized as one of the nationï¿½s Top Doctors in Ophthalmology by Castle Connollyï¿½s Guide to Americaï¿½s Top Ophthalmologists for his outstanding achievements and dedication to the field; and is the Senior Editor for the American Academy of Ophthalmologyï¿½s Ophthalmic News and Education Subcommittee on Refractive Management, also contributing over 100 publications based off of his clinical research.
Education and Training
American Board of Ophthalmology- Ophthalmology
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Director of Magill Vision Center -
- Course Director for Annual Academy of Ophthalmologist -
- Founding Member, Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Society -
- Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Refractive Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Storm Eye Institute -
- American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award
- ntraocular Implant and Refractive Society Gold Medal Award
- Patientsâ€™ Choice Award
- Top Doctors in Ophthalmology by Castle Connollyâ€™s Guide to Americaâ€™s Top Ophthalmologists
- Top Ophthalmologist and Leading Physician of the World by the International Association of Ophthalmologists
- Daniel S. Durrie University of Kansas
Professional Society Memberships
- International Society of Refractive Surgery, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, The Cornea Society
Articles and Publications
Over 100 Publications
What do you attribute your success to?
Helping to Push Cataract and Refractive Surgery in an Innovative Way
Areas of research
Ocular Biomechanics, Surgical correction of presbyopia
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