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Dana Frostick

Born and raised in Richmond, VA, Dana Frostick studied at VCU in the 1980s majoring in sculpture, but painting and drawing have always been her primary forms of expression. Her work has won awards in juried shows and at venues in Richmond and around the United States and she has exhibited her paintings in over […]

VEI Selected as Best Optometry Practice for 2019 by Richmond Times Dispatch

Virginia Eye Institute is very proud to announce that we’ve been selected by Richmond Times-Dispatch as The Best Optometry Practice for 2019! We really appreciate the award and all of the support from our community. To can read more from the Richmond Times Dispatch by picking up one of their newspapers or visiting their website […]

World Keratoconus Day

What is World KC Day? World Keratoconus Day is celebrated on November 10th. It is sponsored by the National Keratoconus Foundation, an educational program of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine. The day is dedicated to raising awareness about keratoconus (KC), as well as educating and advocating for those living with keratoconus. What is […]

Gift of Light Campaign to Raise Funds and Awareness

The ‘Gift of Light’ campaign, launched in 2013, supports Conexus programs such as VisioCheck, its screening program, as well as its Mobile Vision Clinic program, a free program that provides in-school non-dilated eye exams and prescription glasses to children. The Mobile Vision Clinic exams are performed by state-licensed optometrists and, if prescribed, students are able […]

Virginia Eye Institute has teamed up with VSA

Al Williams

Virginia Eye Institute has teamed up with VSA (Vascular Surgery Associates) to raise $6,000 for the ADA (American Diabetes Association) and is a team of over 50+! Our Physician Practices Unite t-shirts were distributed throughout the week and multiple physician practices were in attendance this past Saturday at the STEP OUT Walk. What a great […]

World Sight Day Challenge

Happy World Sight Day from Virginia Eye Institute! Are you up for the World Sight Day Challenge? There are over 1.2 billion people around the world who are blind or vision impaired because they don’t have access to an eye exam and a pair of glasses. You can donate or fundraise for the World Sight […]

Bon Air Artists Association (BAAA)

Bon Air Artists Association Painting

The Bon Air Artists Association (BAAA) was founded in 1974 by J’net Kaulfers to encourage her students from her oil painting classes. Their talents and interests had grown beyond their classes and the annual exhibits on her backyard fence. The Bon Air Artists Association became an organization to promote cultural awareness, offer excellent programs and […]

Linda Gilliam – Photographer

Linda Gilliam - Photographer

My passion for photography started at a young age. The first photograph I remember taking was of my mother and father at the park when I was a child with an old Brownie camera. Many things have changed since then in the field of photography. My love and passion for the art of photography has […]

Health fair in Petersburg Aug 12th

Join Appomattox Area Health & Wellness Center and the Petersburg Health Care Alliance for our annual Resource Fair! Many thanks to our sponsors – The City of Petersburg, Magellan Health, Petersburg Eye Center and Digestive Care. When: Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT Where: Petersburg Old Town Train Station 103 […]

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