Doctor joins Bladen Eye Center

February 5, 2014

ELIZABETHTOWN — Dr. Eric Schmidt, president of Bladen Eye Center, recently announced that Dr. M. Sutton Schilawski has joined the practice full time.

Schilawski will see patients at both the Elizabethtown and Wilmington offices.

Dr. “Sutton,” as he prefers to be called, is a native of Cary and graduated from East Carolina University. He received his doctorate form the Pennsylvania College Of Optometry and has been practicing in Wilmington for the last three years.

“I am absolutely thrilled to be a part of this team,” said Schilawski. “Dr. Schmidt and his team have been taking incredible care of the people of Bladen County for years. I am honored to be the newest member of such an exceptional group.”

Schmidt echoed those comments.

“We are delighted that Dr Schilawski has chosen to join us here in Elizabethtown,” he said. “His addition allows us to expand our mission of providing world-class eye care right here at home.”

Schilawski and his wife Rhonda have an infant daughter. He began seeing patients in Elizabethtown on Jan. 22 and is accepting new patients. Either of the doctors can be reached at 910-862-4268.