Welcome to Ingram Comprehensive Eye Care, PA. Your Optometrist in Columbia, SC

Call us at (803) 782-7080 today.


Welcome to Ingram Comprehensive Eye Care, PA in Columbia. Dr. Benjamin Ingram and our team strive to offer the best primary eye care and disease management services possible.

Our optometry services include a variety of classic standard lenses in single vision, bifocal, trifocal as well as new technologies in free form digital surfaced single vision, progressives even bifocal lenses which provide a stable distortion-free vision for even the most complex prescriptions.

At Ingram Comprehensive Eye Care, PA we can provide unique, custom-designed frames and prescription lenses that fit properly with your correct parameters using high-quality material to improve your look and vision.

We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our practice and, when ready, schedule an initial evaluation at our Columbia office.

Dr. Benjamin Ingram
Columbia Optician| Ingram Comprehensive Eye Care, PA | (803) 782-7080
4406-A Forest Dr
Columbia, SC 29206 3129

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  • Dr.
    Benjamin D. Ingram

    Dr. Ingram, originally from Summerville, S.C., graduated from the University of South Carolina in Columbia with a degree in Biology.  After his undergraduate work, Dr. Ingram attended Nova Southeastern University's College of Optometry in Ft. Lauderdale, FL where he obtained his doctorate in optometry.

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  • Lise

    Lise joined our practice in the fall 2011.  When you contact our office, Lise will likely be the one you will speak with.  

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8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30am - Noon, Admin/Optical only





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