BUSINESS Eye Health America Acquires Loris Eye Associates Expanding Further in Southeastern U.S. By Staff Friday, February 9, 2024 12:15 AM GREENVILLE, S.C.—Eye Health America (EHA), a leading integrated eyecare platform in the Southeastern U.S., announced a partnership with Loris Eye Associates (LEA), marking their 24th partnership in the Southeast and strengthening their patient care network throughout the PeeDee and Coastal South Carolina regions. Located in Loris, S.C., the LEA team, led by Tracy Ray, OD, has been providing medical optometric and optical services to the community for almost 40 years. As a go-to eyecare provider, Dr. Ray and his team are known for their outstanding patient care, making them a perfect cultural fit for EHA, the announcement said.According to Dr. Ray, “Our long-standing relationship with Dr. Sam Seltzer and the Carolina Centers for Sight (CCFS) team made our partnership with them and EHA a natural choice to continue to provide our patients excellent care while expanding their treatment options with new technologies and multi-specialty providers.”“Our partnership with Loris Eye Associates and Dr. Ray enhances our mission to make lives better with personalized eyecare,” said Sam Seltzer, MD, medical director at CCFS. “I have worked with Dr. Ray for almost two decades and have been thoroughly impressed with his dedication to excellent patient care. The LEA team is a fantastic addition to CCFS and Eye Health America.”Mary Lou Parisi, CO-CEO of EHA, said, “What a beautiful location and practice. Welcome Dr. Tracy Ray and Loris team to our exceptional roster of eyecare professionals. In the near future, we eagerly anticipate expansion of our advanced eyecare services to the residents of Horry County, S.C.”EHA, with over 100 physicians across 53 locations, 10 ambulatory surgical centers, and over 1,000 employees in South Carolina Georgia and Florida, supports practice groups and ASCs, ensuring the highest quality patient outcomes. Founded in 2018 by LLR Partners, Clemson Eye and The Eye Associates, EHA is led by experienced eyecare leadership providing superior support to partner practices.