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VEI Hearing Center Hosts Hearing Lunch & Learn Event

VEI Hearing Center Lunch & Learn Event at the VEI Ambulatory Surgery Center

The VEI Hearing Center hosted a Hearing Lunch & Learn Event on Friday, May 20th at our Ambulatory Surgery Center. Our guests enjoyed an informative hearing info session and free lunch with our Hearing Specialist, Travis Page. During the info session, Travis and our guests discussed the short-term and long-term effects of hearing loss as […]

Community Matters Health & Wellness Day

kenny and kevin giving screenings

VEI attended the Community Matters Health & Wellness Day last Wednesday in Powhatan and had a great time. VEI gave Glaucoma and general vision screenings to the 55 and above attendees who are a huge part of the community. County departments, partners, ven​dors and generous sponsors came together to make it a wonderful day! Even […]

VEI at the Annual Senior and Caregiver Expo

VEI at Annual Senior and Caregiver Expo

Happy Friday! VEI had the pleasure of attending the Annual Senior and Caregiver Expo hosted by Henrico VA Aging on Wednesday. This year the expo was held at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center and geared towards seniors and the residents of Henrico County. There were over 50 older adult focused programs and organizations on-site, who […]

Cataract Lunch & Learn

VEI | Cataract Lunch & Learn Event

VEI Invites You to Our Cataract Lunch & Learn Event! Come join us for our free event on Friday, July 29th at our Ambulatory Surgery Center. Enjoy a thoughtful, SAFE, and socially distanced setting where we can deliver information to you IN PERSON. When not eating, guests will be required to wear masks regardless of […]

VEI Hearing Center Gives Talk at Shady Grove YMCA

Travis Page

We want to extend a big thanks to our Hearing Specialist Travis Page and our ophthalmologist Dr. Bahr for recently giving a talk at Shady Grove Family YMCA’s Aging Strong program.Their educational demonstrations were greatly enjoyed by the participants. “Our members so enjoyed having Virginia Eye Institute” – Pat Carroll, Active Adult Coordinator Do you […]

Screening Event at Eastern Henrico Rec Center with Hearing Specialist Travis Page

VEI staff at EngAGE's Falls Prevention Fall Festival

Virginia Eye Institute (VEI) participated in Henrico EngAGE’s Falls Prevention Fall Festival at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. The festival, which is geared toward fall prevention for seniors, featured games, education, prizes, and free screenings. VEI provided free vision and hearing screenings for the seniors in attendance at the festival. The event was free for […]

Boy Scouts Sponsorship – Richmond Area Sporting Clays Classic

vei at richmond sporting clays classic

On October 11, Virginia Eye Institute (VEI) participated in the Boy Scouts of America’s Richmond Area Sporting Clays Classic. VEI was one of sixty-three teams that participated in the charity shooting event. All proceeds from the event benefited the Heart of Virginia Council camps. VEI also donated eye protection for all participants of the event.

Petersburg Passport to Health Screening and Resource Fair

VEI Team

VEI in partnership with Conexus helped do visions screenings for Petersburg City Public School’s Head Start and VPI program at the Passport to Health Screening and Community Resource Fair this past Wednesday. The orientation was for the 406 students and their families who will be attending the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Our VEI associates had […]

New Kent County Public Schools Vendor Fair

VEI at New Kent Public Schools Vendor Fair

New Kent County Public Schools held a Vendor Fair on Monday, August 26, 2019, at New Kent High School. VEI provided promotional materials and spoke with New Kent County Public School employees about all of Virginia Eye Institute’s additional resources. VOLUNTEERS: Melissa Casanova, Dr. Cameron Lindsey, and Jessie Sprouse

Health fair in Petersburg Aug 12th

Petersburg Health Fair

VEI in partnership with Conexus helped do vision screenings for Petersburg City Public School’s Head Start and VPI program at the Passport to Health Screening and Community Resource Fair this past Wednesday. The orientation was for the 406 students and their families who will be attending the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Our VEI associates had […]

Anthem USPS Processing Center Employee Health Fair

USPS Employee Health Fair

USPS Employee Health Fair I had a wonderful time giving free Glaucoma Screenings to all USPS employees in Sandston, Virginia last Tuesday, August 20, 2019. USPS Wear Red Wellness Event Friday was National  Wear Red  Day and VEI in partnership with Anthem attended the Wear Red Wellness event at the USPS Processing And Distribution Center in Sandston, VA. National  Wear Red  Day raises awareness about heart health. […]

Chickahominy YMCA Backpack Drive

VEI Backpack Drive

YMCA BRIGHT BEGINNINGS BACK PACK DRIVE The Activities Committee would like to take this opportunity to thank all VEI associates who participated in the YMCA Back Pack Drive. We RECEIVED A TOTAL Of 40 BACK PACKS, overflowing with school supplies! Again, thanks so much to our VEI Associates who reached out with their support! The […]

Partner In Health Meeting 

Travis Page, Melissa Casanova, and Dr. Ankur Gupta at the Partners in Hearing Event

VEI Hearing Center Sponsors Partner in Health Meeting at Chippenham Hospital on August 28, 2019. Travis Page, Hearing Center Specialist, and Dr. Gupta gave a brief introduction and overview of VEI’s additional services. https://www.facebook.com/events/2314426345343480/

Christmas Stockings

VEI Holiday Stockings 2019

We need your help to make the holiday season A little brighter for local children in need! This year, we are gearing up for the FOX Holiday Socks Program; a collaborative effort of the existing Salvation Army Christmas Stocking Program, working in conjunction with Virginia Family Dentistry. Our Team Leads and supervisors have graciously offered to […]

TSA Wellness Event at RIC

VEI Staff at TSA Wellness Event at RIC

TSA Wellness Event at RIC – June 19th – Rhonda Ullom, Clinical Trainer, COT, FCLSA, OSC, and Melissa Casanova, Physician Liaison and Marketing Manager performing vision and Glaucoma screenings at the TSA Wellness event at the Richmond International Airport.

Low Vision Group Talk at Cedarfield

Low Vision Group Talk at Cedarfield

We’d like to give a shout out to our opthalmologist, Dr. Estopinal, for providing an educational talk to a local senior community on February 12th! Dr. Estopinal gave a talk to the Low Vision Support Group at Cedarfield Senior Living Retirement Community, where he educated the residents about common eye problems at age 50+ and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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