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  • Eye Safety During a Total Solar Eclipse

    Learn more about how to ensure your eyes remain safe during the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8th. Many of the patients of are curious about how to ensure their eyes are protected during the upcoming solar eclipse. See this article from NASA to learn more.

    Continue Reading March 13, 2024

  • Photo of Dr. Alyssa Shema

    Welcome Dr. Alyssa Shema

    We are excited to announce that Dr. Alyssa Shema will be joining our team in August! Dr. Shema has been practicing locally since 2017 and is highly respected by her colleagues and patients. We are very lucky that she wants to bring her talents to Virginia Eyecare Center! She values working in a private practice […]

    Continue Reading July 12, 2023

  • Covid-19 Update

    Dear VEC Family, We are now open NORMAL HOURS during the week, 8:30am-6:00pm Monday- Friday. We will still be closed on Saturday until Saturday, June 6th. We are now accepting appointments for all reasons, including routine care, however, we are prioritizing those with a specific need or concern. We are still doing Telehealth and encourage […]

    Continue Reading May 18, 2020

  • COVID-19 Policy/Procedures Update

    Dear VEC Family, We miss you all and hope you are staying safe and healthy! We are beginning our tentative plan to gradually increase our hours to be able to serve you better as an essential business. Next week (April 27- May 1), we will continue to have a doctor and an optician available at […]

    Continue Reading April 24, 2020

  • COVID-19 Policy/Procedures Update

    Dear Virginia Eyecare Center Family, Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Virginia Eyecare Center will be open limited hours for EMERGENCY CARE only starting Thursday, April 2nd. Our hours will be 9:00am-12:00pm Monday through Friday until further notice. If you are not sure if your issue is an emergency, please call us and we will […]

    Continue Reading April 1, 2020

  • UPDATED Message Regarding Coronavirus (COVID -19), 3/20/2020

    Dear Friends and Family of Virginia Eyecare Center, We last updated you about our COVID-19 policies one week ago, on March 13th. We continue in our commitment to the ongoing care and safety of both our patients and staff. In order to protect all of us and the community at large we are instituting some […]

    Continue Reading March 20, 2020

  • COVID-19 Policy/Procedures Update

    Virginia Eyecare Center will close at 4:30pm today, Thursday March 19th. We will re-open at our normal time, 8:30am, tomorrow Friday March 20th, and will remain open until 6:00pm. Virginia Eyecare Center COVID-19: At this time, Virginia Eyecare Center is still open and operating normally to serve your eye care needs. Health and safety is […]

    Continue Reading March 19, 2020

  • Virginia Eyecare Center Office COVID-19 Protocol

    (as of 03/17/2020, this will continue to be updated) INSTRUCTIONS FOR SCHEDULING If a patient calls to order a supply of contact lenses, please try to do a direct ship to the patients. We want to minimize the number of patients that come into the office for pick-ups. Sick patients should not come into the […]

    Continue Reading March 17, 2020

  • Bausch & Lomb Recall Notice

    Dear Patient, Our team at Virginia Eyecare Center wants to notify you that the contact lens solution PeroxiClear was recalled by the manufacturer, Bausch&Lomb, on September 30, 2016. We recommend that all patients discontinue PeroxiClear and use a different contact lens solution to clean their lenses. We recommend switching to Clear Care, which is a […]

    Continue Reading October 5, 2016