Carolinas Eye Doctor Experienced on Land and at Sea

Dr. Spring Plihcik brings over 20 years of eye care experience to Carolinas Vision Group. She received a Health Professions scholarship and was commissioned into the US Navy while in Optometry school at the University of Houston.

She has two teenage children at Butler High School in Matthews. She is especially interested in treating problems with computer vision, allergies and dry eye.


After graduation she served on active duty in Norfolk, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Highlights of her military career included the opportunity to do eye exams at sea on board the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and a medical civic action program in Indonesia, providing exams and glasses to people living on an island off the coast of Sumatra.

After leaving active duty she lived in San Diego and was an associate with Lake Murray Optometric before relocating to the Charlotte area.


  • University of Houston School of Optometry


  • North Carolina