3 VEI Providers Named For Best Bedside Manner 2019

3 VEI providers were named for the best bedside manner award of 2019 for OurHealth

Virginia Eye Institute is very proud to congratulate our providers Kensington Hatcher, O.D., Robert Knape, M.D., and now retired Walter Bundy III, M.D., F.A.C.S. on being awarded Best Bedside Manner 2019 by OurHealth Greater Richmond. Thank you for all that you do!

Travis Page at the Dunlop House

Travis Page speaking about hearing instruments at the dunlop house

Travis Page, Hearing Instrument Specialist, presented a Hearing Health at the Dunlop House Assisted Living & Memory Care on January 7th. Attendees learned about hearing health and the importance of regular check ups. Travis discussed how hearing improves brain function and overall health, and new technologies and why they are so beneficial. Thanks so much Dunlop […]

VEI Voted as Best in Optometry and Eye Care in Virginia for 2020

VEI awarded best of virginia living 2020 in the eye care and optometry categories

VEI has been voted as Best in the categories of Optometry and Eye Care Provider across Virginia in the Best of Virginia Living 2020 magazine issue. Best of Virginia 2020 is your guide to all of the bests across the five regions of Virginia Central, Eastern, Northern, Southwest and the Shenandoah Valley. The more than 30,000 ballots cast […]

VEI Awarded 2020 Map Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle by HFMA

VEI Revenue Cycle Management Team receives Map Award from HMFA

VEI has been awarded the 2020 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle by Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)! For the fourth straight year, VEI has been recognized as an industry leader in revenue cycle management based on a myriad of metrics including Days of Accounts Receivables for the clinic operations. Virginia Eye Institute […]

Jayson Walton

Jayson Walton art

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 Youngkin, 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 patients in the clinic that have a positive COVID status, they need to be out 5 […]

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 […]

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

World Sight Day Challenge Flyer

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

Petersburg Health Fair

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

VEI Backpack Drive

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

Back to School Expo 2019

The staff and volunteers from Virginia Eye Institute had a blast helping out the kids and families at the WRIC Channel 8 Back to School Event at Chesterfield Towne Center this past weekend! We performed pediatric color vision, stereo vision, strabismus, and refractive error screenings. If any abnormalities were found the parents will be informed […]

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 See […]

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