Conway Ophthalmology Associates is an ophthalmology practice in Conway, South Carolina providing comprehensive medical and surgical eye care for the people of Horry County and surrounding areas. The practice is proud of their reputation for providing high quality, compassionate eye care with the utmost respect for their patients.
Dr. Charles M. Proctor, MD
Dr. Proctor is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with a special interest in cataract surgery, providing the latest in specialized care.
Dr. Proctor is originally from Conway, South Carolina, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Coastal Carolina University and a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed an internship in General Surgery and ultimately completed a residency in Ophthalmology at the Medical University of South Carolina. Following his residency, Dr. Proctor completed additional training in urgent eye care and ocular trauma surgery at the Storm Eye Institute.
Dr. Proctor has a number of honors and awards including the Pierre Gautier Jenkins award for unsurpassed devotion to resident teaching as a faculty member and the Program Director’s award for patient care as a resident. He is known for his thoroughness with patient care, his attention to detail, and his exemplary professional conduct and bedside manner. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has multiple publications in the specialties of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology, and Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Dr. Proctor has given multiple presentations in the fields of Cataract Surgery, Ocular Trauma, and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery. He is excited to continue a tradition of excellence in patient care.
Dr. George N. Magrath, III, M.D.
Dr. George Magrath is a board certified ophthalmologist. He enjoys taking care of patients with any and all eye conditions. In addition to general eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetes, Dr. Magrath has specialized training in cancers in and around the eye, eyelids, and orbit.
A native of South Carolina, Dr. Magrath completed medical school and residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. While at MUSC he was awarded the Program Director’s Award, given to the resident who most exemplifies the qualities of a great physician. Following his training at MUSC, he completed two years of specialized training in tumors and cancers in and around the eyes of children and adults. The fellowship was completed under Drs. Jerry and Carol Shields at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.
Dr. Magrath and his team focus on perfection in all aspects of their patient’s care. He makes himself personally available to all of his patients and prospective patients at any time, with the primary goal to provide the absolute best care to his patients. A meticulous surgeon, Dr. Magrath takes great care to provide the safest, most advanced surgical procedures.
In addition to his devotion for providing his patients the highest quality of clinical care, Dr. Magrath devotes a portion of his time to clinical research to improve patient care in the future. He is active in clinical trials of new treatments of eye conditions, particularly cancers around the eye. He is also active in research to improve diagnosis and monitoring of these conditions. He continues to serve as a Professor of Ophthalmology at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Overall, Dr. Magrath is a warm, knowledgeable, meticulous physician surrounded by a wonderful team. He is happy and excited to provide eye care for all patients in a team environment focused on providing excellent care.