Dr. George Waring IV is the founder and Medical Director of the Waring Vision Institute in Mt. Pleasant, SC. He also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University. Dr. Waring has served as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Refractive Surgery at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Storm Eye Institute. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Waring has received numerous awards and distinctions in ophthalmology including the Presidential Award and the Distinguished Lans Award, both from the International Society of Refractive Surgery. He is active in clinical research and incorporates the latest advances in technology into his practice. He has performed surgery, taught new surgical procedures and delivered invited lectures on four continents. He participates in and chairs of numerous professional committees, and sits on the editorial board of both the Journal of Cataract and Refractive surgery as well as the Journal of Refractive Surgery. Dr. Waring serves on the executive committee for the International Society of Refractive Surgery.