1470 Tobias Gadson Blvd #115 |  Charleston, SC 29407  | Phone: 843-556-2020


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Our office features online patient registration directly though our Patient Portal. Registering online can save you time when you arrive for your appointment, helping keep your visit to our office quick and efficient.

For Educators

We specialize in helping children perform at their peak ability at school and at home. This included help for those struggling with learning, as well as though hoping to excel at even higher levels. See the imporant information we have exclusively for educators.

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See our Public Service Video Library to learn more about the ways vision impact everything we do, as well as a wonderful College of Charleston profile of Dr. Draisin, 

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am-5:30pm
Tuesday: 10:30am-7:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am-5:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am-5:30pm
Friday: 8:30am-1:00pm
Saturday: By appointment
Sunday: Closed


VisionHelp News

  • Coding by Osmo
    Looks like fun!  We ordered Coding, newly released today, for use in the office as further extension of the visual processing suite of activities that Osmo has created.  Read about it in Endgadget.
  • Modulation of Postural & Oculomotor Control
    Latent somatosensory dysfunction can generate noise which prevents the CNS from correctly processing and using feet somatosensory afferents both for balance and vergence control.  This is the crux of an important paper co-authored by Zoi Kapoula, whose work on postural control and vergence we began blogging about six years ago.  Her new paper is published …
  • The Improbable Return of Tommy Joseph
    Tommy Joseph was the prized prospect acquired from San Fran in what has so far been a very lopsided trade that sent Hunter Pence to the Giants in 2012.  Concussed early and often at the catcher’s position, Joseph transitioned into being a first baseman over the course of the past year for the Phillies AAA …
  • Why I’ve Become Anti Anti-Suppression
    Our resident, Dr. Melissa Kendall and I were reviewing a current vision therapy patient’s record before quittin’ time last night, and she asked me something about an “anti-suppression” procedure.  Which prompted me to realize that I hadn’t used that term in quite some time, though I couldn’t quite put a finger on why. Then it dawned …
  • Does Strabismus Surgery Improve Quality of Life?
    And the answer is of course, it depends! But … depends on what?  After all, it has been reported that nearly half of adult patients  who undergo strabismus surgery do not feel that the outcome has improved their QoL, or Quality of Life.  (Hatt SR, Leske DA, Liebermann L, Holmes JM. Comparing outcome criteria performance …
  • The Importance of “Just Look”
    “Just look”.  That’s an important message that our colleague, Dr. Glen “Bubba” Steele shares with fellow optometrists about assessing a variety of infant visual functions.  He has a gentle way of saying it, but at times it seems like an exhortation that should be followed by an exclamation mark: “Just look!”  Bubba has coined that phrase …
  • Hyper Vision
    Hyper Vision — a superb article in May’s Wired magazine by Kevin Kelly.

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The Draisin Vision Group is committed to excellence in customer service with regards to comprehensive eye and vision care. Our doctors and staff pledge to remain at the forefront of their profession through clinical education and practicing with the strictest of ethical standards. Choose excellence, see the difference!