Dr. Michael A. Campbell. O.D.

Dr. Michael Campbell is the founder of Optical Solutions and has been in private practice for 30 years in the Hilton Head and Bluffton area. Dr. Campbell graduated from Indiana University and received his Doctorate degree, at Indiana University School of Optometry. While working on his doctorate he performed an externship in Indianapolis, Indiana and Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Dr. Campbell and his wife Maureen fell in love with the Low Country and opened their first office at the Plaza at Shelter Cove in 1988. With hard work and excellent customer service they captured the Small Business of the Year Award from the Hilton Head Chamber of Commerce in 1999. They have nurtured its growth over the past 28 years and opened 2 more state of the art facilities in the Low Country.

Dr. Campbell has been involved with the Lions Club, St. Francis Catholic Church, the Island Rec Center, and Dixie Youth Baseball. Dr. Campbell is certified through the National Board of Examiners and the South Carolina Board of Examiners in Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, as well as the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association. Dr. Campbell has served on the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association board from 2011-2015. With hard work and his love for his profession he was elected President for SCOPA in August 2015 . Dr. Campbell’s highest concern is to provide the most advanced and highest quality eye care to patients. He pledges to maintain excellence in caring for the South Carolina citizens and protecting their visual welfare. The Low Country Optometric Society is among another organization he stays active with. Dr. Michael Campbell enjoys seeing all ages of patients and concentrates on routine eye exams, diagnosing and treating disease, Lasik eye surgery comangement, and contact lenses. He has been on staff at the Hilton Head Hospital for the past 26 years.

Dr. Campbell and his wife, Maureen, have 4 children. Collan, a graduate of College of Charleston is employed with Norfolk Southern, Michael, a graduate of Clemson University and attending Optometry School at Indiana University, Kevin, a sophomore at Clemson University and Catherine, a freshman also at Clemson University. When Dr. Campbell is not spending time with his family he enjoys being on the water and enjoying the outdoors. His love for baseball and the St. Louis Cardinals is among one of his favorites!!

Dr. James D. Kondor, O.D.

Dr James Kondor is a graduate of Illinois College Of Optometry. He has been a practicing Optometrist for 44 years, 25 years on Hilton Head Island. Dr Kondor served in the navy at the Navel Hospital in New London, CT and the Naval Hospital in Kittery, ME. He is married with two children and three grandchildren. Dr Kondor is a Charter member of the Hilton Head Island Noon Lions Club. He has volunteered his time with vision screenings, served on many local, state and international committees with Lions Club International.

Dr Kondor enjoys working with patients of all ages. His practice emphasis on Vision Therapy and Low Vision. His strong point clinically is his ability to communicate and make patients feel comfortable with their vision.

Jim enjoys spending quality time with his grandchildren and loves to play a mean game of tennis!!

Dr. Tara M. Baideme, O.D.

Dr. Tara Baideme was born and raised in western New York. She completed her undergraduate degrees in Biology and Psychology from the State University of New York Colleges of Geneseo, and Brockport. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2005 where she received clinical honors during her internships in glaucoma, pediatrics, and primary care. Dr. Baideme practiced in southern New Hampshire for several years before returning close to home in western New York for almost eight years. While in New York, she specialized in diagnosing and treating glaucoma and dry eye, and began lecturing other optometrists and ophthalmologists as a Physician Speaker for Allergan, Inc. After too many brutal winters in New York, Dr. Baideme and her family decided to make the move to the Low Country.

Dr. Baideme is passionate about treating her patients, and is excited to offer her expertise in the area of contact lenses, as well. She utilizes the latest contact lens technology to offer vision at all ranges to her patients, as well as helping dry eye patients get back into contacts. When she isn’t at the office, Dr. Baideme is often chasing after her two young boys with her husband while enjoying all the Low Country has to offer.

Dr. Michael J. Berzansky, O.D.

When scheduling an exam with Dr. Berzansky at the Hospital Center location, you can be assured of receiving a thorough, personable, and non-rushed patient centered experience for you and your family. While incorporating over 10 years of clinical experience caring for patients of all ages, Dr. Berzansky’s commitment is to develop a customized care plan tailored specifically for all of your eye care needs.

Originally from the Pittsburgh, PA area, Dr. Berzansky graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2005. Upon graduating, he received the “Clinical Excellence in Primary Care” award from the faculty for excellence in eye care. His past medical and surgery co-management internships included rotations at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Manchester, NH; and at the Laurel Eye Clinic and Surgery Center in Altoona and Grove City PA. Additionally, Dr. Berzansky gained valuable experience caring for children while interning in the pediatric department of the The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Berzansky also focuses on helping patients who require difficult to fit contact lenses (i.e. high astigmatism, keratoconus, corneal scarring, etc.). Dr. Berzansky initially gained experience with one of the industry’s leading specialty contact lens fitters, Dr. Stephen Byrnes. Fitting the latest in contact lens innovations, Dr. Berzansky fits the following types of contact lenses: custom designed soft lenses of all types, Gas Permeable lenses, Hybrid (soft/gas permeable combined), and the newest design of Scleral lenses. If you are motivated to wear contact lenses, Dr. Berzansky will make every effort to find a lens that can work for you!

Dr. Haley Bowles, O.D.

Dr. Haley Bowles is a 2012 graduate of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. She graduated Cum Laude and was chosen for membership in the Gold Key Honorary Optometric Society restricted to ten percent of the fourth year class. She was involved in many activities, such as the student government association where she served as treasurer one year and class representative for three years. She also served as the student liaison for the American Optometric Association Political Action Committee. She was also a member of Lions Club, Omega Delta, and the Student Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity.

After graduation, she worked at West Tennessee Eye in Memphis providing comprehensive visual care, in addition to full-scope management of ocular diseases, infection, inflammation, and trauma before moving to the Hilton Head Island area in 2014. She is a member of the South Carolina Optometric Association and is currently the Low Country Society President. Outside of Optometry, Dr. Bowles is an active member of Zonta, a global network of professional women whose mission is to advance the status of women through sevice and advocacy. She serves on the Board of Directors and is co-chair of the service and advocacy committee.

Before entering Optometry School, she completed her undergraduate biology degree at the University of Georgia and then worked at Omni Eye Services in Atlanta, GA. She loves UGA and declares there is no better fall activity than watching Georgia Football…GO DAWGS!

Our Hospital Center Commons Staff:

Mr. Ramon L. Vega, Lab Manager
Our Head Lab Manager, Ramon brings over 20 years of experience in the industry. He provides a robust knowledge of lens and lens designs, to provide you with the best product for you and your life style.

Ramon, is originally from Puerto Rico, he and his wife, Alessandra are proud parents of Tanya (24), Neyda (19), Christopher (20), and Julianna (9). Catch a game down at Crossings Park, you will find him coaching Dixie Boys Baseball.

Ti-Ashia Williams, ABOC
Ti, as she is affectionately known by staff and patient alike, has 16 yrs of experience as a Certified Optician. She loves working with patients and educating them on the latest eye wear trends. Ti is involved in every aspect of our optical business, from frame buying to fitting our patients with the best possible lens based on life style.

Ti is the mother of two young girls, ages 9 and 13. She is very active in her community of Bluffton, being passionately involved as a Girls Scout leader for the past 10 years.

Libby Staab
Libby is one of our Optical Solutions(HCC) Opticians who will guide customers in the purchase of all their eye wear needs. She specializes in frame fit, style and is very knowledgeable in all aspects of lens material. Come see Libby… her smile and knowledge is contagious!!

Alessandra Vega
Alessandra oversees the daily front office and optical operations to assure that each patient who visits Dr Campbell/Optical Solutions receives top-notch service from our doctors, techs and front desk staff and opticians.

Alessandra is fully bilingual, so you might see her translating for our doctors for our Spanish-speaking patients. Born in Puerto Rico, she has been living on beautiful Hilton Head Island for almost two years after being a Florida resident for over 20 years.She has 4 amazing children and a husband who make her life a little sweeter every day.
So, what are you waiting for? Contact us, make and appointment and experience for yourself why Dr. Campbell & Associates are the best optometrists in the area!!

Katherine Frank

Katherine, Hospital Center Commons’ front desk receptionist, is the young lady who greets patients with her great Southern smile and soft voice! She will always strive to give the best patient experience as she helps patients complete their forms and paperwork needed. Whether patients are here to see the doctor, picking up contacts or purchasing glasses, she will be able to assist them in getting wherethey need to go! Katherine moved to the Hilton Head area 2 years ago, but is originally from the great state of Georgia. She loves golf and watching college football…GO DAWGS!!

Briana Hernandez
Briana is Hospital Center Commons’ other front desk receptionist, has already been with Dr. Michael Campbell and Optical Solutions for almost a year and couldn’t be happier that she chose this career! Briana checks patients out after seeing one of the doctors, helping them get the most out of their insurance dollars, learning about rebates or other special offers that may be available. When calling to make an appointment, patients hear her welcoming voice on the phone.

Bri was born in Puerto Rico, so she is one of three employees who can translate when needed. She has lived on Hilton Head for 3 1/2 years and was a 2015 graduate of Hilton Head High School and former Miss HHIHS 2014.

Kaylen Ramsey

Our Shelter Cove Staff:

Keri Anderson
Keri has been a staff member at Optical Solutions, (PSC) for 14 years, taking a brief hiatus to have her daughter back in 2003. She serves as contact lens technician, patiently and thoroughly pre-testing patients, teaching new contact lens wearers everything they need to know about the wear and care of their lens.
Keri greets patients with a smile and makes them feel right at home. Drop by our Shelter Cove location anytime to see her!!

Kristin Pastore
Kristin, a native New Yorker, brings over 30 years of experience in the optical field, having literally grown up in her father’s optical practice. Later she managed both his sunglass and optical practices in South Florida and Long Island, NY. Kristin relocated to the Lowcountry ten years ago. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and thoroughly enjoys assisting Shelter Cove patients find the right eyewear to fit their lifestyle.

Mitch Ramsey

Our Bluffton Staff:

Haley Rainboth
Haley Rainboth is Optical Solutions of Bluffton’s certified optician who helps oversee the optical department. With her 25+ years of experience, she assists patients with their eyewear selections to meet their lifestyle needs while ensuring the best fit and look possible.
Haley relocated to the Lowcountry 3 years ago from Augusta, GA. She is married and has 3 children ages 23, 20, and 10.

Kim LaCost
Kim is the patient specialist at Optical Solutions’ Bluffton location. She keeps the office on schedule, assists patients with insurance eligibility and warmly welcomes everyone. She understands that everyone’s time is valuable and for this reason she will work efficiently to navigate patients through their eye care experience. She is committed to delivering personalized, professional service and provides quality care with a gentle touch. Kim has lived in the Lowcountry for over 30 years. She is a mother to two beautiful children and four adorable grandchildren.