Top Ophthalmologist, Dr. Matthew T. Clary of The Eye Center, Columbia SC.

Mar 04, 2019  Columbia, S.C. – Columbia Metropolitan Magazine moderates the Best of Columbia. Peer and consumers accolades create a list of the best service organizations, entertainment, and more, including healthcare providers that serve the community. Dr. Clary was voted as one of the top ophthalmologists by peers and community residents.
Dr. Matthew Clary is a board-certified ophthalmologist at The Eye Center of Columbia South Carolina specializing in:

  • Cataract
  •  Laser Vision Correction
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Comprehensive Adult Eye Care
Dr. Clary provides care for patients with retina issues from vein occlusion and diabetes and more. He uses the latest technology, including the use of lasers, and medications such as Avastin to improve patient’s conditions. He also oversees the in-house Dry Eye Specialty Clinic.

Dr. Clary completed his residency at Texas A&M University. During his residency, Dr. Clary was acknowledged for performing the most cataract surgeries as compared to his peers while in residency at Scott and White Hospital. Dr. Clary is a native of Columbia and was happy to join The Eye Center in 2008 to serve the community. 
Dr. Clary is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons. He currently serves on the national board of The Christian Ophthalmology Society. He is also serving as Chairman of Ophthalmology for Providence Hospital.
Dr. Clary strives to provide a unique approach to address his patient’s visual needs with the latest technology available. According to one of Dr. Clary's patients. 
"Dr. Clary has been our eye doctor for several years now. In my opinion, he is one of the most down to earth, friendly and competent doctors I've met. He recently did my husband's cataract surgery, and we couldn't be more pleased. He is a fine doctor, top rate, professional and genuinely cares about his patients." Review
Dr. Clary is proud to work with the exceptional team at The Eye Center S.C. in Columbia who have a superior skill set and a passion for serving patients on their journey for enhanced vision that helps them achieve their life goals.
About The Eye Center
The Eye Center is the leading refractive practice in South Carolina, providing full service eye care and specializing in Refractive Surgery – Lasik, AST, PRK, PRELEX, as well as Corneal Transplant and Cataract Surgery.


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