Charlotte Contact Lens Institute

Dr. Helin

Dr. Helin

Meet Dr. Daniel Helin

After attending The Ohio State University for both his undergraduate and Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree, Dr. Helin moved to Charlotte to be closer to family. Dr. Helin is passionate about specialty contact lenses and was President of the Ohio State Contact Lens Advancement Society.

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During his professional career Dr. Helin has focused on specialty contact lenses and “hard to fit” corneal cases. He specializes in fitting contact lenses for keratoconus, post RK and corneal transplants, along with other corneal irregularities and corneal scarring.

Dr. Helin views the cornea as the gateway to optimizing vision and he enjoys focusing on patient education and thoroughly answering patient questions.

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Dr. Helin is a member of the American Optometric Association and the North Carolina Optometric Society. He is a future candidate for the Fellowship of the Scleral Lens Education Society. Daniel is experienced in myopia management, including both ortho-k and MiSight.

Dr. Helin lives with his partner, Claire, in Concord, but plans to make a move to Matthews in the future. He is an avid golfer and ice hockey player and loves to try all the great restaurants that Charlotte has to offer.

Get to Know Dr. Helin

Below are a few videos which provide information on Dr. Helin, his background, and his passion for specialty contact lenses.

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