Restoring your image and your life.

The Southeastern Ocularist Team

Southeastern Ocularists, Inc., will seek to provide our patients with the highest quality ocular prosthetic service. We will treat every patient with compassion and respect and provide a friendly atmosphere for our patients. We will meet these goals through our commitment to continued learning in the care and manufacturing of ocular prosthetics.

Robert Henderlite

Ocularist, BCO

Robert grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1987 with a B.A. in liberal arts. After several years of working as a sales consultant for AT&T Communications, he decided to move to Charleston, SC and become an apprentice as an ocularist under his father, Hunter Henderlite.

After completing his apprenticeship training and obtaining his BCO certification, he founded Southeastern Ocularists, Inc. in Charlotte, NC in 1993.  Robert takes great pride in his work and especially enjoys making a difference in the lives of his patients.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his two children, Hunter and Reagan, and also stays active playing volleyball, basketball, tennis, golfing, fishing and camping.

Jeanie Cook

Office Manager

Jeanie joined Southeastern Ocularists, Inc. in June of 2017 after moving to North Carolina from West Virginia.  She has over 20 years experience in the medical office environment and has worn many hats in her time.

When she is not working, she enjoys her time on the lake fishing with her husband and their brittany spaniel, Rosie.

Joshua Hrdlick


Josh was hired on at Southeastern Ocularists, Inc. in April of 2018 after moving with his wife back to North Carolina, his childhood home.  He graduated from Southern Illinois University in 2014 with a B.A. in Fine Arts.

After several years of working as a graphic designer in the Chicagoland area, he decided to get away from the desk job and shift his focus on learning a new trade creating prosthetic eyes.  He is now apprenticing under Robert Henderlite, BCO and is working towards obtaining his BCO certification.  Josh enjoys doing meaningful work and making a difference in peoples lives.

In his free time he enjoys hiking and camping in his pop-up, spending time with his wife and family, and traveling to new places.  Josh has been to Peru, Thailand, Costa Rica, and Ireland – he plans to visit each continent at least once in his lifetime.