Hilton Head's Only Full-Time Retina Specialist
Dr. Peter E. Liggett
Meet Dr. Peter Liggett and Staff
Dr. Liggett is a leader in the evaluation and treatment of macula and retina diseases. He is an expert on the evaluation and treatment of intraocular tumors. He was the founder and president of New England Retina Associates until August of 2013. Dr. Liggett is a nationally renowned educator who was a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at both Yale School of Medicine and the Cornell Weill College of Medicine in New York. He taught at Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University and the Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California. Dr. Liggett was a principal investigator on the National Institute of Health Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study.
Jennifer Bezy joined the staff of Hilton Head Macula & Retina last year. A registered nurse for 32 years, she especially enjoys education and helping patients improve their quality of life. She and her husband, Tony, enjoy time outdoors in the beautiful Lowcountry, and their 3 boys.
Jessica Critelli is a Texas native, who moved to Bluffton after serving 6 years as a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy. After serving two deployments, Critelli earned her BSN from the University of South Carolina Beaufort. Now continuing her passion for helping others, she has worked as a registered nurse in both inpatient and long-term care settings. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, bike riding, and walking with her family and two dogs.
State-of-the-Art Office On Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Macula & Retina is equipped with state-of-the-art imaging, laser, and treatment equipment including the Optos California digital imaging system (exclusive in South Carolina), the PASCAL Streamline 532 Scanning Laser system with eye tracking technology (exclusive in South Carolina). The retina specialist office is located on Hilton Head Island at 15 A Lafayette Place, near the Indigo Run entrance.