Lisa V. Sitterson, M.D. - Carolina Eye Associates
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Lisa V. Sitterson, M.D.


Lisa V. Sitterson, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist, specializing in cornea, refractive surgery and external disease. Dr. Sitterson earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She completed a three-year residency in Ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Following her residency, Dr. Sitterson completed her fellowship at Tufts University and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston with a focus on Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery.

A member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Dr. Sitterson is also proficient in German and Spanish.  In Dr. Sitterson’s free time, she enjoys running, competing in Triathlons, scuba diving, and skiing.

Sees patients in:

Specializes in:

  • Diseases of the cornea and external eye
  • Custom Blade-free LASIK and PRK
  • Corneal transplants
  • Corneal Cross-linking for Keratoconus
  • DSEK and DMEK partial corneal transplant surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • Advanced technology replacement lenses for cataract surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • Ocular surface tumors
  • YAG laser for after Cataract surgery
  • AK for astigmatism correction
  • Clear lens replacement
  • Surgical iris repair and pupilloplasty
  • Dislocated IOL and IOL exchange surgery

To make an appointment, please contact a scheduler at our appointment desk.


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American Academy of Ophthalmology Fellow