Waxhaw's Preferred Optometrists

Proudly serving the Waxhaw area for over 11 years!

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Tips for protecting yourself against vision loss as you grow older, including healthy lifestyle choices.

Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Edema

Learn about the various treatment options for diabetic eye disease.

Dr. Robert Cureton

Dr. Robert Cureton A native of Matthews, NC, Dr. Robert Cureton attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte before attending Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee where he obtained a BS in Biology with a minor in Physics and a Doctorate in Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the North Carolina State Optometric Society and has been in private practice for 25 years.

Family life is very important to Dr. Cureton. He has been married for 27 years to his wife Sheri and they have three college age sons. When not practicing optometry, Dr. Cureton enjoys being involved in various church ministries, music and soccer.

Dr. Steven Cress

Dr Steven Cress Dr. Steven Cress is originally from Orangeburg, SC. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Clemson University and his Doctor of Optometry in 2009 from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN.  While earning his degree, he had an internship at a private practice in Charleston with an emphasis in primary care and pediatrics and another at the Salem VA Medical Center concentrating in ocular disease.  Dr. Cress has been in the Charlotte area since 2010 and was pleased to join Waxhaw Family Vision Care OD, PLLC in 2016.

Dr. Cress lives with his wife Siobhan and his dog Luna in Waxhaw. He loves volunteering with his church, cheering the Clemson Tigers, and game nights with friends. His favorite game is The Settlers of Catan.