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Dr. Hunter's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Hunter "Dr. Hunter is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist that specializes in cataract and refractive surgery, including LASIK, medical and surgical management of glaucoma, treatment of dry eye disease, and plastic surgery of the eyelids. He strives to treat his patients like family while providing the highest quality, most state-of-the-art technology to obtain the best vision possible for each patient. Dr. Hunter has a particular interest in helping patients reduce their dependence on glasses following cataract surgery by use of laser-assisted cataract surgery and premium intraocular lens implantation for astigmatism and presbyopia. Dr. Hunter also offers Drop Less cataract surgery for his patients. He also serves as the Medical Director of SunGates' Dry Eye Center of Excellence serving the LowCountry. A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Dr. Hunter graduated from the University of North Carolina where he obtained a business degree from the Kenan-Flagler Business School and also played Division I football. He completed his medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC and internship in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina. He then completed his medical and surgical training through his residency at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Hunter feels very blessed to have three wonderful boys, Preston, Worth, and Grayson with his wife, Marsha Wedgeworth Hunter, who was born and raised on Hilton Head Island. They love being back in the LowCountry and can often be found enjoying the outdoors, either at the beach or out hunting and fishing. Dr. Hunter maintains membership in the following professional societies: American Academy of Ophthalmology American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery South Carolina Medical Society Dr. Hunter is now accepting patients at the Hilton Head, Okatie and Lady's Island location of SunGate Medical Group."
This content was provided by Dr. Hunter "I am committed to giving you individualized, thorough medical and surgical eye care using the most advanced technology and surgical techniques available. Both myself and my staff strive to educate and encourage every patient so that they can be involved in all aspects of their care.
I believe every patient deserved to be treated like family and provide them with the highest quality, most state-of-the-art technology to obtain the best vision possible for them."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Exams
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Soft Contact Lenses
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University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
Medical University of South Carolina
Medical School | Graduated 2011
University of North Carolina Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
University of North Carolina Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Dr. Hunter's Reviews
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hunter to family and friends
based on 161 total reviews (7 with comments)
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Dr. Hunter's Performance
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10 to 15 minutes
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