Our highly skilled doctors of optometry treat each patient with compassion and dignity.  Darling Eye Center is committed to listening to each patient’s concerns and addressing all of their visual needs.  Our opticians and technicians have over 57 years of combined experience.  They are trained in every aspect of patient care and are the best in the area for frame selection, proper eyewear fit, and lens selection and fitting.


Our services include:

Family eye care, Completely comprehensive eye examinations, Glasses, Contact lenses, Ocular emergency care, Treatment of eye infections and injuries, Laser surgery screenings and co-management Diabetic monitoring, Glaucoma treatment and monitoring, Ocular nutrition and Vision Therapy.

On Site Lab:

Glasses Fast! We stock most single vision lenses allowing us to make either distance or reading glasses in about an hour. Bifocals, Trifocals and Progressive lenses can be ready as soon as 1 to 3 days. Our lab is located in our Hilton Head Island location so if your vacationing here and have lost your glasses or contacts lenses we can help.

If you don’t have your prescription with you, our staff can assist in contacting your Doctor. Out dated prescriptions, and emergency eye issues are addressed with the utmost importance.


We specialize in treating:

Headaches, Glaucoma, Specialty contact lenses and difficult to fit contact lens patients, Children, Diabetic patients, Geriatric patients.



Some of the stylish eyeglass frames that we offer include:

Silhouette Maui Jim Marc Jacobs L.A.M.B
Nautica Lilly Pulitzer Ted Baker Lulu Guinness
Fendi Humphrey’s Kate Spade Costa
Fysh Nine West Vera Wang Juicy Couture
Jimmy choo Justcavalli Ray Ban Banana Republic



We accept the following insurance companies:

      Medicare Palmetto GBA
      Blue Cross / Blue Shield
      Vision Service Plan (VSP)
      Comp Benefits