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Carolina Forest Family Eyecare Also serving Conway and Socastee

Whether you need an optometrist for a routine eye exam, to find the right pair of contact lenses or eyeglasses, or for more advanced eye care services, you want to know that the eye doctor you are seeing has the right experience, expertise, and “chair-side” manner to make you comfortable on your visit. With years of outstanding service in the community, our optometrist, Dr. Thomas Weshefsky, has a reputation for excellence.

From our eye clinic in Myrtle Beach, our optometrist, Dr. Thomas Weshefsky, provides optometry and eye examination services to Conway and Socastee. He also specializes in Vision Shaping contact lenses.


Dr. Thomas J. Weshefsky

Interest-free Financing Options

We recognize that with COVID-19 people are having difficulty with finances. The economic crisis shouldn’t affect your eye health. Ask us about our interest-free financing options through Sunbit.

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What Our Patients Have to Say....
What Our Patients Have to Say....
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Eye Vitamins

Our MaxiVision® formulas are multinutrient supplements for maintaining eye health, with convenient online ordering!

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Insurance Information

Vision insurance provides eye care, prescription eyewear and other services at a reduced cost. Learn about coverage and payment options.

Q&A with Dr. Weshefsky | Gentle Vision Shaping Lenses

What is Gentle Vision Shaping?

Gentle Vision Shaping is a non-surgical procedure used to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The cornea, the outer window of the eye, is reshaped while sleeping with a molding lens at night. This reshaping of the cornea corrects the vision during the daytime to allow for clear vision without the need for glasses or contact lenses.

What Are The Advantages of Gentle Vision Shaping?
  • No surgery
  • No permanent changes to your eye
  • Reshapes your cornea without destroying tissue
  • Can be used on kids
  • Keep your child's eyes from getting worse
  • No commitment
  • Custom fit

Who is a Candidate for Gentle Vision Shaping?

In order to determine if the patient is a good candidate for the procedure we will perform a thorough eye examination. During the examination, your optometrist will take a series of measurements of the cornea to determine its shape, thickness, and size. We will also check thoroughly for any eye diseases or dystrophies that may disqualify the patient. Most of the time we do dilate the pupils to allow for a more thorough examination of the retina. We will also do a very thorough and precise refraction to determine the amount of prescription we need to correct. We will then custom order...









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Eye Emergencies

If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our office at: (843) 491-6046 for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency if you feel you need to find the nearest emergency room.


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