Office:
1902 N Sandhills Blvd., Suite A & E
Aberdeen, NC 28315
Optical Shoppe:
1902 N Sandhills Blvd., Suite E
Aberdeen, NC 28315
Pediatric Ophthalmology - General Optometry 910-692-2020

Eye Doctors in the Carolinas

Meet the eye doctors of Family Eye Care of the Carolinas below!


Dr. Michael John Bartiss

Michael John Bartiss, O.D., M.D., F.A.A.O., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S.

Specialties

Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatric Optometry

Dr. Michael Bartiss, a native of Syracuse, NY, moved to Pinehurst in 1993 where he resides with his wife Katie. He serves on committees with the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, The Surgery Center of Pinehurst and First Health of the Carolinas.

In his spare time, Dr. Bartiss enjoys spending family time with his three grown children, cooking, traveling, and cheering on the Indiana Hoosiers and Buffalo Bills.

Medical Education

University at Buffalo (SUNY) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Buffalo, New York
M.D.; 06/1987

Internship

University at Buffalo (SUNY) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Buffalo, New York
Internal Medicine (07/1987-06/1988)

Residency

University at Buffalo (SUNY) School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Buffalo, New York
Ophthalmology (07/1989-06/1991)

Fellowships

Wills Eye Hospital – Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (07/1991–06/1992)

Wills Eye Hospital – Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oculoplastics and Reconstructive Surgery (07/1992–11//1992)

Optometric Education

State College of Optometry (SUNY); New York, New York O.D.; 05/1980

Graduate Education

University at Albany (SUNY); Albany, New York 08/1975-06/1976

Undergraduate Education

Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana B.A. 05/1975

Hospital Affiliations

First Health of the Carolinas Moore Regional Hospital
Surgery Center of Pinehurst

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Association for Pediatric Ophthmology and Strabismus
American Academy of Pediatrics
North Carolina Medical Society


Dr Poindexter

Keith Patrick Poindexter, O.D.

Primary Care Optometry

Diabetic, Allergic & Dry Eye Disease, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration
Contact Lenses and Spectacles

Dr. Poindexter is a native of Lee County, NC. He currently resides in Moore County with his high school sweetheart and wife, Julie. He has three children. He is dedicated to serving the community at his home church (New Covenant Fellowship) as well as with the Carthage Lions Club (vision outreach and diabetes awareness). He enjoys golf, exercising, spending time outdoors, and cheering on his alma mater, the NCSU Wolfpack.

Education

North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC Bachelor of Science, Biology August 1991-May 1994
University of Alabama - Birmingham, AL Doctor of Optometry August 1995-May 1999

Externships

Veterans Administration Medical Clinic - Fayetteville, NC November 1998-February 1999
Carolina Eye Associates - Pinehurst, NC February 1999-May 1999

Licensure and Certification

Tennessee State License #2018
North Carolina State License #1773

Honors

Wesley-Jessen Excellence Award – 1999
Beta Sigma Kappa Certificate – 1999

Professional Societies

North Carolina State Optometric Society
Sandhills District Optometric Society
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Beta Sigma Kappa International Honorary Fraternity


Dr. Benjamin Wacker

Benjamin Wacker, O.D.

Primary Care Optometry

Bio coming soon!

Education

University of Missouri - St. Louis, Doctor of Optometry, May 2016
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, BS in Biology, May 2007

Licensure

National Boards: Completed and passed, 2015
Licensure: Florida, August 2016 - Pennsylvannia November 2016 - North Carolina, August 2017

Professional Organizations

American Optometric Association 2012-Present
Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society President 2014-2015
Florida Optometric Association 2016 - Present
North Carolina Optometric Association

Awards

Blue Ribbon Award for Excellence in Customer Service, Daytona Beach VAMC OPC Sept. 2016 & Feb. 2017
Anne C. Ream Optometry Scholarship
Robert A. Koetting Optometry Scholarship
William R. Jackson Optometry Scholarship
Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society, 2013-2016