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Biography

Dr. Van C. Forrester was born in Abingdon, Virginia. He attended Rutgers University and graduated in 1990 from the Honors Program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Forrester was awarded the coveted Beta Beta Beta Research Award while attending UNC-Greensboro. During his undergraduate years, he also served as the Vice-President of Tau Kappa Epsilon, Treasurer of the Interfraternity Council, and Chapter Sweetheart of Alpha Chi Omega.

He was awarded the Doctorate of Optometry in 1996 from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Forrester first served as an extern at the Millington Naval Hospital in Millington, Tennessee. While there, he cared for the visual needs of active duty Navy personnel, retirees, and dependents. Next, he externed at the Memphis Family Vision Practice in Memphis, Tennessee where he focused on contact lenses and pediatrics.

Dr. Forrester has been in practice for over 15 years, including over 12 years of refractive surgery experience with Clear Choice Laser Eye Centers, Tennessee Lasik Associates, TLC Laser Eye Centers, and Spectrum Eye and Laser Center. In all, Dr. Forrester has participated in the care of over 15,000 lasik, prk, and cataract patients.

Since 1992, Dr. Forrester has been a member of the American Optometric Association. He is a Past-President of the Midlands Optometric Society and a current member of the Piedmont Optometric Society. Dr. Forrester is a Director for the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association and has lectured throughout the Southeast on lasik, prk, dry eyes, and pediatrics.

Dr. Forrester is an avid cyclist and supporter of the Greenville Drive and Greenville Swamp Rabbits. His interests include Girl Scouts, Project Pet, Special Olympics, and SC Mission. In his spare time, Dr. Forrester enjoys competitive grilling and spending time with his wife, daughter, and numerous pets.

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AARP

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Davis Vision

EyeMed

Eyemed - Vision

GEHA

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VSP

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Office Hours

Mon9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue9:00am - 5:00pm
Wedclosed
Thu9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat9:00am - 2:00pm
Sunclosed

Procedures

Medical Consultation$109.00
Dry Eye Consultation$109.00
Diabetic Eye Examination $109.00
Contact lens Fitting (Astigmatism) $134.00
Contact Lens Fitting (Spherical)$134.00
Contact Lens Fitting$60.00
Contact Lens Exam$134.00
Contact Lens (Multi Focal Contact Lens fitting) $134.00
Comprehensive Eye Examination$74.00

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Best eye doctor ever! You can tell that this office genuinely cares for its patients and everyone is always so nice and helpful! Thank you!!!

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Good fast service staff very friendly

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Good fast service friendly staff

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Very pleasant visit and everyone was very friendly

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Great customer service. I will be returning.

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Got a same day appt which I like a lot. Doctor very good and has a good attitude.

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Great staff, quick service.

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The staff was friendly, non-judgmental

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Very honest

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Very satisfied

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you were very friendly and I did not have to wait long to see the Doctor, I appreciate you correcting the right person and sending the right info to my Doctor, Doctor was very explainable about my procedure and explained about my eye condition. Thank you all.

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I like everyone there

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