Dr. Chris Moshoures
Dr. Chris Moshoures was born in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He attended undergraduate school in Florida and then the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He graduated from Southern College of Optometry (Memphis) in 1972 and served a one-year externship in Jacksonville, N.C.
Dr. Moshoures opened the first ever full-time eye care practice in Brunswick County on August 1st, 1973. He has established locations in Shallotte, NC and Southport, NC. Dr. Moshoures is an active member of the North Carolina State Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Kathy DesLauriers
Dr. Kathy DesLauriers is originally from Indiana. She attended undergraduate and graduate school at Indiana University. She practiced in Indianapolis and in St. Louis before moving to North Carolina. She has been with our practice for nineteen years. Her husband, Gene, is Director of the physical therapy department at Dosher Hospital in Southport.
They have three children: Danielle, Andrea, and Johnathon. Dr. DesLauriers’ special interests are in children’s vision and contact lenses. Dr. DesLauriers is an active member of the North Carolina State Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Elizabeth Cooke
Dr. Elizabeth Cooke is a native of Statesville, North Carolina. Dr. Cooke graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Biology and Chemistry. She attended the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Cooke graduated with honors, receiving a Doctor of Optometry degree in 2005. She moved to Brunswick County in 2005, joining the Vision Square Eye Care practice.
She and her husband Brett currently reside at Sunset Beach, NC. She is an active member of the American Optometric Association and is a past President of the South Eastern District of the North Carolina Optometric Society.
Dr. Debbie Webb
Dr. Debbie Webb is from Laurinburg, NC. She graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with a degree in Biology. She attended the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, receiving a Doctor of Optometry degree in 1997. Starting her own practice in Laurinburg in 1998, she enjoyed seeing patients in her hometown. Dr. Webb moved to North Myrtle Beach in 2004 and joined Vision Square Eye Care in September of 2007.
With friends and family in this area, she loves practicing optometry in this community. Dr. Webb is an active member of the North Carolina State Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Stephanie Hardy
Dr. Stephanie Hardy was born and raised in Pinehurst, North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. While in college, she worked as a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant. She later received her Bachelor of Science in Vision Science and her Doctor of Optometry degrees from the Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Dr. Hardy is a licensed Doctor Of Optometry in both North Carolina and Florida. She is a proud member of the Lions Club International, the North Carolina State Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association and the American Optometry Association. Dr. Hardy thoroughly enjoys serving her patients and looks forward to being involved in the community. She, her husband, and children happily reside in Shallotte, North Carolina.
Dr. Heidi Martin
Dr. Heidi Martin is from Whiteville, N.C. She received her bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from the University of South Carolina, Columbia. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Martin’s special interests include pediatrics, contact lenses, and ocular disease.
She enjoys volunteering at the Special Olympics by providing vision screenings and care to the athletes. Dr. Martin has experience in specialized populations through being chosen to participate in the pediatric autism vision clinic while in school.
She is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the North Carolina State Optometric Association. She is currently living in Little River, S.C. and is excited to be practicing in the community she loves.
Dr. S. Scott Haire
Dr. Haire is a native of Mocksville, NC. He did his undergraduate at UNC-Greensboro, majoring in Biology. He then moved on to graduate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 1986. After practicing in North Carolina until 1993, he moved to Kentucky to practice and get his Masters in Theology at Asbury Theological Seminary until 1998.
Dr. Haire served as a missionary in Brazil and southeast Kentucky from 1998-2004. From 2005 to present he has practiced optometry as well as still investing much time to missionary work. He joined Vision Square Eye Care in April of 2019.
Dr. Haire currently resides at Oak Island. He has 6 children ages 5-33.
Dr. Corey E. Burr
Dr. Corey E. Burr was born in Myrtle Beach, SC and grew up in Ocean Isle Beach, NC. She attended East Carolina University where she complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health with a concentration in Pre-Medical studies, as well as a minor in Business Administration. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in May of 2020. She loves serving her community through the profession of optometry and looks forward to being more involved in different local societies.
Dr. Burr has worked with several low vision specialists, vision therapy specialists, and top pediatric optometrists during her time at ECU and Southern College. Durng her training, she developed a particular interest in the treatment and management of ocular diseases including diabetes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Dr. Burr takes great pride in exploring all avenues of care to make sure each patient is given every opportunity for the best possible vision and ocular health.
Dr. Burr and her husband, Ethan, currently reside in Ocean Isle Beach, NC. She is an active member of the North Carolina State Optometric Society and American Optometric Association.
Karen Moshoures, FNAO
Karen Moshoures, FNAO, is a North Carolina licensed and board certified optician. She manages our laboratory and the optical department at the Shallotte office.
Karen has been associated with this practice since 1977.