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St. Vincent Trip 2020 with World Pediatric Project

We would like to give a special shout out to our own ophthalmologist, Dr. Donna Brown, and her team for working with World Pediatric Project during their annual eye surgery mission to St. Vincent from February 15-22! From World Pediatric Project: During the course of the week Dr. Brown evaluated 38 patients and performed 17 […]

Jayson Walton

We’re excited to announce our Artist of the Month for March, Jayson Walton! “My works are inspired by the skills of the great masters of the past. I explore painting, philosophy and world history through the disciplines of drawing and painting. I use traditional materials to capture movement, life and emotion. I seek to create […]

COVID-19 Patient Information

COVID-19 Symptoms

LATEST UPDATE (): After careful consideration and with the support from Governor Northam, VEI has resumed routine clinic operations at all locations, including elective surgery at our Ambulatory Surgery Center and regular operations for clinic and optometric services. For your convenience and less of a wait time please call (804) 287-4216. As you can imagine, […]

Focus Group Camera Club​ (FGCC)

FGCC Portrait by Robert Coles

These six friends are all passionate about fine art photography and taking their photography and printing skills to a higher level. To that end, they have become active in a group of like-minded area photographers who meet monthly as the Focus Group Camera Club. Founded in 1989 by Bob Coles and two other Richmonders, FGCC […]

Next Gen BOGO Offer Extended Indefinitely!

Virginia Eye Institute's Next Gen BOGO Offer - Optical Frames & Lenses Deal

Virginia Eye Institute is excited to announce that our latest Optical special, the Next Gen BOGO Offer, has extended indefinitely! Buy your first pair of Transitions Signature Gen-8 glasses, and receive a FREE Clear Pair! For an additional cost, you can upgrade the lenses in your Clear Pair to Transitions Signature Gen-8 or Polarized lenses. […]

VEI’s 27th Annual Cataract Mission

VEI's 27th Annual Cataract Mission

Free Cataract Surgery Program for Central Virginians: Virginia Eye Institute Now Accepting Applications   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 16, 2020   Starting January, 2020 Virginia Eye Institute will begin accepting applications for its 27th Annual Cataract Mission program. Virginia Eye Institute’s Cataract Mission program is an outreach program designed to help Virginians in need […]

Dana Frostick

Dani Ashbridge - Artist of the Month

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

VEI Voted Best Optometrist of 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. You can read more from the Richmond Times Dispatch by picking up one of their newspapers or visiting their website […]

World Keratoconus Day

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

Conexus & VEI Partnering for the Gift of Light Campaign

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 […]

YMCA Backpack drive Aug 8th

Backpack

VEI partners with YMCA every year to donate school supplies to kids in need. Tomorrow, August 8th, the YMCA of Greater Richmond (2 W. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA) is doing a Backpack Drive for Back to School! Make a difference in your community and help prepare a child for success in school. Caring adult volunteers […]

Back to School Expo 2019

WELCOME TO THE BACK TO SCHOOL EXPO 2019 We are very excited you are participating in our 3rd annual Back to School Expo.  We are looking forward to a busy and successful day. Here are the details for set up and breakdown: Location Chesterfield Towne Center 11500 Midlothian Turnpike Richmond, VA 23235 Set-Up Vendors can […]

Vicki A Hines – Painter

Vicki Hines - Artist of the Month

Recognized by her -V-, Vickie A. Hines has lived in Richmond, Virginia her entire life but frequently travels in the U.S. and abroad where she receives inspiration for her paintings. She retired early from corporate America and began taking art classes. Today she continues to study from notable artists and enjoys exploring different techniques of […]

Alcon Beauty And Education Summit

Alcon Trunk Show Flyer

Join Alcon at our Short Pump Location on July 18th for a beauty education event! Swing by to check out the addition of DAILIES® COLORS daily disposable contact lenses to the COLORS family. Drop in between 11:00AM and 3:00PM to learn about the COLORS opportunity. Reserve your spot at this event by emailing info@vaeye.com. See […]

Emma Lou Martin – Artist

GLEANING FOR COLLAGE FROM THE GUTTER TO THE GARDEN is a freeing creative experience for an artist, as anything goes! The artist is not restrained by the limits of any one media or the rules that might be imposed by formal standards. In the process of creating, one’s imagination can run in many directions resulting […]

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