Charleston South Carolina Eye Doctor – EttaLeah Bluestein, M.D.

Dr. EttaLeah C. Bluestein of Charleston, S.C.
Representing First Congressional District 2001 – 2007

bluestein_centurionDr. Bluestein is on the forefront of refractive surgery, nationally known for her advanced research in laser vision correction. For LASIK in the low country, the choice remains perfectly clear: EttaLeah Bluestein, MD., recipient of the prestigious Centurion Award. Of the 25 surgeons in the United States to earn this coveted award, the first one from South Carolina was Dr. Bluestein. Centurion surgeons are recognized for excellence in laser vision correction in Charleston. Their results must surpass the highest standards and most stringent qualifications. For your LASIK procedure, don’t settle for less. Call 769-6655 for your personal consultation with South Carolina’s first Centurion surgeon: Dr. EttaLeah Bluestein, results you desire, personal care you deserve.

Dr. Bluestein is on the board of commissioners for the South Carolina School for The Deaf and The Blind. An ophthalmologist operating her own practice in Charleston, she obtained her bachelor’s degree from Tulane University and her master’s degree from The Citadel. After raising a family, she went back to the Medical University of South Carolina to earn her medical degree in 1990. She has received many honors for her medical research and been published in numerous medical journals.

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bluestein_picCharleston eye surgeon EttaLeah Bluestein, MD has been an innovator in laser vision correction since 1994, when she had access to a third generation Excimer laser prior to actual FDA approval. In 1996, she was invited to present her research in the innovator’s session of the American Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons annual meeting as the recipient of an award for an outstanding research paper. She was also awarded a fellowship to attend and present her research on laser vision correction to the association for research in vision and ophthalmology.

While a resident in ophthalmology, she was given an award for outstanding research by the Storm Eye Institute of the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Bluestein completed her ophthalmology residency at the Storm Eye Institute of the Medical University of South Carolina. She obtained additional training in LASIK under Dr. Steven Slade and Dr. Charles Casebeer in Canada and with Dr. Jesus Vidauri in Monterey, Mexico.

Dr. Bluestein completed medical school and an internship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Today she is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has published over 20 scientific papers on clinically relevant topics in laser vision correction, cataract surgery and other topics in ophthalmology. She has presented her research nationally and internationally.

Dr. Bluestein is a resident of Charleston and Sullivan’s Island where she is active in community activities. She is on the board of directors of the Association for the Blind. She was instrumental in establishing an outreach program for eye care called “See for MILES” through our Lady of Mercy on Johns Island, South Carolina. She is an active supporter of the College of Charleston Cougar Club and enjoys painting in abstract oil.

Dr. Bluestein has excellent results with the LASIK procedure and takes a personal interest in and gives attention to each patient.