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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 […]

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. If not treated, cataracts can lead to blindness. In addition, the longer cataracts are left untreated, the more difficult it can be to successfully remove the cataract and restore vision. During Cataract Awareness Month in June, The American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds […]

Best of Virginia Living for Optometry 2019

VEI has been voted as BEST for the Optometrist category across Virginia in the Best of Virginia Living magazine for 2019. In fact, VEI has been awarded by Best of Virginia Living magazine each year since 2016! Best of Virginia 2019 is your guide to all of the bests across the five regions of Virginia […]

New Medicare Card

In April, CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards with new numbers. Help inform Medicare patients by playing the New Medicare Cards are coming! video in your waiting room. The video tells patients when and how they will receive the new card. This one minute video is available on YouTube and in opened caption and […]

You Can Actually Do Something Good With Those Eclipse Glasses

Congratulations to those of you who used proper solar eclipse glasses and witnessed the phenomenon without permanently damaging your vision. Good job! But now you’re probably wondering what to do with those flimsy pieces of cardboard and black polymer that were basically priceless just hours ago. Fortunately, Astronomers Without Borders has offered to take them off your hands […]

PACU, Registered Nurses

Virginia Eye Institute No Nights and Weekends! The Virginia Eye Institute has a current opening for a full-time Registered Nurse. We have a very busy adult and pediatric multi-specialty ambulatory surgery facility and need highly motivated PACU Nurses. No nights and weekends! Free parking! Successful candidates will have a current VA RN license and BLS. […]

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant/Technicians

The Virginia Eye Institute is recruiting for full and part-time Certified Ophthalmic Assistants/Technicians to become part of our team. Qualified applicants would help our busy multi-specialty practice using their basic and advanced skills to provide high tech, high quality eye care. Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to taking patient histories, and completing […]

12 On Your Side helps woman get new glasses after hit-and-run

GOOCHLAND, VA (WWBT) – Sandi Williams was wearing a high-visibility vest as she worked with a landscaping crew at an I-64 rest stop last week, but somehow, a driver didn’t see her, slamming into her and racing away. It left Sandi struggling to recover and struggling to see days after the hit-and-run. “This has just […]

Rich Garfinkel MD

When Rich Garfinkel MD of The Retina Group of Washington told me of the DSMC’s decision to discontinue the trial and suggested I take this job it was because he had many of his patients in the trial who were detected very early, not due to a financial interest at stake.  His commitment to “do what’s best for my […]

OPHTHALMIC PHOTOGRAPHER

Come join our world class eye care provider as a full time Ophthalmic Photographer. The Virginia Eye Institute is a busy, multi-specialty ophthalmology practice with offices throughout the greater Richmond area.    Job responsibilities include digital fluorescein angiography, digital ICG angiography, digital stereo fundus photography, spectral domain OCT, photo slit-lamp biomicrography, immersion A-scan, IOL Master, keratometry, […]

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