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UNC Eye Holly Springs is located at UNC Rex Healthcare of Holly Springs at 781 Avent Ferry Road, just off Highway 55. There is free parking at this location. For appointments, call 984-974-4040.

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Holly Springs is in southern Wake County, NC (population 974,000), just a short ride southwest of Raleigh, roughly 45 miles north of Fayetteville.

Our newest location provides patients in Wake County with convenient access to UNC Eye’s world-class eye care with a hometown touch in four clinical ophthalmic specialties.

UNC Eye Holly Springs is located at the corner of Avent Ferry Road and Hwy 55 in the Rex Healthcare of Holly Springs building. In affiliation with Rex UNC Health Care, this location provides a multitude of healthcare services to meet every family’s healthcare needs, in one convenient location for the growing population of southern Wake County.

U N C Eye Holly Springs building

781 Avent Ferry Rd; Holly Springs, NC 27540

Square Footage

1800 sq. ft.

Services Offered

Business Hours

8:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday




Julie Skaggs, MD

Julie Skaggs M D

Education: MD – University of Arizona College of Medicine

Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Fellowship: University of Utah (Neuro-Ophthalmology)

University of Michigan (Pediatric- Ophthalmology and Strabismus

University of North Carolina (Cornea and External disease)

Special Interests: Cornea and External Disease, Cataract Surgery, and Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Glaucoma, Cataract, Pediatric Glaucoma

Meredith R. Klifto, MD

Meredith Klifto M D


Glaucoma, Cataract, Pediatric Glaucoma


MD: New York University School of Medicine

Residency:  The New York University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology

Fellowship:  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Glaucoma


Seema Garg, MD, Ph.D

Seema Garg, M D, P H D


Medical Retina

Education and Training:

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

Internship: University of North Carolina Hospitals

Residency: Duke University Eye Center

Fellowship: Diseases of the Retina, Northwestern University

Pediatric Ophthalmology

Kathy Whitfield, MD

Kathy Whitfield, M D


Children’s Eye Care

Pediatric and Adult Strabismus (ocular misalignment)



MD: University of South Dakota School of Medicine

Residency: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Pediatric Optometry

Janna Lambson, OD

Janna Lambson, O D

Education and Training:

Doctor of Optometry

State University of New York College of Optometry

BA, Biology

Washington University in St. Louis

Primary Care/Ocular Disease Residency

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center