Founded in 1976, Virginia Eye Institute is one of Virginia’s oldest, largest and best-known ophthalmology practices. We offer a unique comprehensive model of care with a diverse collection of ophthalmologists and subspecialists providing eye-care expertise under one roof.
VEI provides treatment for an entire range of ophthalmic needs, including cataract surgery, retinal disorders, glaucoma care, corneal disorders, pediatric eye care and adult strabismus, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, LASIK and refractive surgery, neuro-ophthalmology, optometry, as well as optical shops for glasses or customized contact lenses. We participate with all major managed care plans.
VEI’s physicians are board certified and fellowship-trained by some of the world’s leading ophthalmology medical schools and sub-specialty society members. Inside of our optical shops, we staff board-certified opticians and contact lens fitters.
To enhance lives by delivering world-class, comprehensive eye care services.
To carry out this mission Virginia Eye Institute will strive to:
- Ensure that Quality underpins every decision.
- Deliver Excellence in Diagnosis and Treatment as evidenced by outcomes and overall patient experience.
- Provide Convenient and Efficient Access to a comprehensive array of Ophthalmic services throughout the region via clinical sites and community outreach.
- Continuously Evaluate Clinical and Technological Advancements.
- Excel in specialized Ophthalmic Care supported by comprehensive Research and Education.
Artist of the Month
Chris Grocholski is a central Virginia based painter with his Studio in Richmond. Involved in art since he could hold a No. 2 pencil - He produces art every day. His structured art schooling began at the age of 13 at the local community college. Then attended VCU and quickly began selling his paintings locally. Currently he works solely with Oils on various surfaces, canvas, linen, wood, mirror and metal. Each work begins with a series of quick charcoal gesture sketches to get a feel for the composition, and then his approaches with application of paint differ from traditional. He uses various techniques - from glazing to thick paint with little medium – many all in the same painting. Landscapes and still life take much of his time. See the common things around in a different way. His eye makes a seemingly uneventful composition come to life with the rich pigments of oil paints and poppy seed oil. The same path is very different every day. Painting Portraits is his preferred subject matter due to the intimacy of visually getting to know the person without ever exchanging any dialogue.
Virginia Eye Institute welcomes other local artists who wish to exhibit. Please contact Cheryl Lunger at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.