Dr. Neil Griffin

Dr. Neil Griffin speaks to optometrists from North and South Carolina at the Griffin Eye Center in Myrtle Beach on Jan. 17 during a continuing education program.

Griffin Eye Center hosted over 30 optometrists from North and South Carolina at the Griffin Eye Center's Myrtle Beach location on Jan. 17.

Attendees heard about advances in eye surgery and treatments for eye disease during the continuing education program.

Griffin Eye Center ophthalmic surgeon Neil B. Griffin, M.D., opened the program with an update on pre-operative assessment and management of cataract surgery. He also presented on the topics: Anterior Segment, Cornea and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Griffin specializes in cataract, LASIK and corneal surgery and is a pioneer in endokeratoplasty, a new type of corneal transplantation technique. He has presented study results and his technique to surgeons in both the United States and abroad. As an ophthalmologist leader in the field he continues to instruct corneal surgeons on the latest advancements.

Griffin was one of the first in the country to use the FDA approved Zepto Capsulotomy System, which provides lens capsulotomy during cataract surgery. He is also the first in South Carolina to offer the latest advancement in laser vision technology with SMILE. In 2016, he was named one of the top cataract surgeons by Precision Eye Services.

Patients have traveled from across the nation to receive state-of-the-art treatments provided by Griffin. Griffin Eye Center provides eye care services including, laser vision correction, cataract surgery, corneal surgery and external eye diseases. Griffin Eye Center has also been recognized as a center of excellence for dry eye treatment. Griffin Eye Center has two locations in Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet.