I have some exciting news to share with all of you. My husband and I have jumped feet first into our dream of having a big farm. We will be leaving the Mt Pleasant area at the end of July and heading to the mountains.
I am pleased to tell you that Nicole Legare, MD will be the new owner and physician of Mt. Pleasant Eye Surgeons.
Dr. Legare will be joining us mid July. My last day at the practice is July 29, 2022.
It has been a true privilege to meet all of you and to be entrusted with your care.
Dr. Legare will be joining Mount Pleasant Eye Surgeons in July 2022! Dr. Legare is passionate about providing compassionate and high quality care to her patients. She practices as a comprehensive ophthalmologist treating a wide range of eye diseases and conditions including cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye syndrome, and glaucoma testing and management. She also provides emergency eyecare. She is a highly skilled surgeon who performs cataract surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery(MIGS), pterygium surgery, in addition to many more procedures and surgeries. Dr. Legare is looking forward to moving to Charleston with her husband and their 3 year old son. Charleston is near and dear to their hearts as it is where her husband attended the College of Charleston and where her father in law grew up.
Hometown: Ocala, FL
Undergraduate: Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Florida State University
Medical Degree: University of Central Florida College of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society
Internship: UCF/HCA Consortium in Orlando, FL
Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA. She served as Chief Resident during her final year of training.
Last week, I had the great honor of returning to Honduras with an incredible group of individuals to provide medical care. The group consisted of myself, a dentist, a pediatrician, a family medicine physician, a psychiatrist, 2 pharmacists, 2 RN's and 5 helpers (one of which was my 15 year old son!). Over the week we visited 6 different remote impoverished communities in the Copan region of Honduras. Every morning, the team ventured to a community and set up a make-shift cl