A native of Virginia, Dr. Sean W. Smolenyak graduated from the University of Virginia and continued his education at The Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He completed his clinical rotations in Charlotte and Greensboro, NC and The National Naval Medical Center. Upon graduating with honors, he accepted a position with a large eye surgery practice in Northeast North Carolina before joining the Kelly Eye Center in Raleigh.
Dr. Sean Smolenyak specializes in the medical management of ocular diseases including dry eye disease, conjunctivitis, uveitis and ocular emergencies. Along with routine eye exams, Dr. Smolenyak monitors patients for the care of glaucoma, diabetic eye disease and macular degeneration. Dr. Smolenyak has extensive experience managing the post operative care of surgical patients. He works closely with Dr. Kelly monitoring the pre and post-operative treatment of patients. He also routinely attends medical education symposiums ensuring his patients receive the best and latest management of ocular disease.
Sean Smolenyak, O.D. is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the North Carolina State Optometric Society. He most enjoys spending time with his wife and family and is a proud fan of the Carolina Hurricanes and NASCAR.