Dr. Salopek was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania (near Pittsburgh). He earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Notre Dame in 1988 and Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 1993. Valuable clinical experience was gained during externships at Braverman Eye Center in Hallandale, Florida and Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi. He graduated a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honors Fraternity for Optometry.
Dr. Salopek practiced in Jensen Beach, Florida for eleven years before relocating to Raleigh and joining The Eye Center Doctors of Optometry, P.A. in 2016. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and North Carolina State Optometric Society.
He serves all family members eye care needs from pediatrics to diagnosis and treatment of eye disease and contact lenses.
Dr. Salopek’s hobbies include ice hockey and bass fishing.