3821 Commercial Center Drive
Ladson, SC 29456
(843) 628.5695

George O. Waring IV, MD

George O. Waring IV, MDDr. George Waring IV is the founder and Medical Director of the Waring Vision Institute
in Mt. Pleasant, SC. He has served as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University, as well as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Refractive Surgery at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Storm Eye Institute. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Waring has received numerous awards and distinctions in ophthalmology including the Presidential Award and the Distinguished Lans Award, both from the International Society of Refractive Surgery. He is active in clinical research and incorporates the latest advances in technology into his practice. He has performed surgery, taught new surgical procedures and delivered invited lectures on four continents. He participates in and chairs of numerous professional committees and sits on the editorial board of both the Journal of Cataract and Refractive surgery as well as the Journal of Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Waring serves on the executive committee for the American College of Ophthalmic Surgeons and has served on the executive committee for the International Society of Refractive Surgery.

To learn more about George O. Waring IV, MD, please visit his practice web site at https://www.waringvision.com/about/meet-dr-waring/.

3821 Commercial Center Drive
Ladson, SC 29456
(843) 628.5695

Center for Advanced Surgery would like to assure you we are taking all necessary precautions to keep our patients, visitors, and staff safe during the presence of COVID-19. Our facility follows all recommendations from the State of South Carolina and the CDC, to minimize the risk of exposure and infection.

We ask if you have any symptoms, including a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, shortness of breath, to please contact your physician to reschedule your surgery and call your primary care physician immediately. Additionally, if you have traveled outside of the State of South Carolina in the last 14 days, or have been exposed to an individual suspected or with a confirmed diagnosis of COIVD-19, notify our staff prior to your surgery date.

To maintain social distancing, we ask that you bring only one other person of 18 years of age or older with you into the building during your surgery. Your cooperation in following these guidelines is vital to limit exposure during this challenging time.

We will continue to be available to support you and the community as the Coronavirus situation continues to evolve. Please visit the CDC or State of South Carolina websites listed below for more information or call our center at 843-628-5695 with any questions or concerns.


If we all do our part, we will remain in a safe environment.

Center for Advanced Surgery’s Management and Staff thanks you for your cooperation.