Here at the Eye Center of Virginia, we’re completely committed to protecting your eye health, from birth all the way through your senior years. Of course, regular eye exams are crucial to that mission. Our Williamsburg optometrist, Dr. Schultz, recommends annual or biannual eye exams for all patients, depending on their risk factors.
Some conditions make it impossible to wear regular soft contact lenses. Patients with these conditions must wear special, custom contact lenses
Cornea diseases cause visual disturbances to the cornea, including pain, blurry vision, sensitivity to light, and possible loss of vision.
Ocular surface diseases (OSD) like dry eye cause a variety of uncomfortable symptoms, including sensations of itchy, burning, and gritty eyes. OSD is a common condition, and there are a variety of treatment options depending upon severity.
The Eye Center of Virginia is an optometrist clinic that specializes in treating a variety of common eye conditions. In order to provide the best kind of quality healthcare to clients, we have cultivated a staff of medical experts investigate, diagnose and treat a great number of ailments. Below you can find a summary of just some of the eye conditions that our eye care center covers.
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States. All types of glaucoma are characterized by damage to the optic nerve, resulting in irreversible vision loss.
The Eye Center of Virginia specializes in the treatment and management of a variety of eye conditions, from the most common conditions to those that are rarer.
Most people are familiar with two common refractive errors in the eye: nearsightedness and farsightedness. Surprisingly, there's a third type of refractive error that can give you blurry vision, and it's called astigmatism. It's not an eye disease, but a problem your eye has in focusing light. This causes your vision to be out of focus in multiple ways in a single eye, requiring more than one prescription for correcting your vision.
Neuro-ophthalmic diseases are conditions caused by abnormalities in the brain or nervous system that result in visual problems.
A chalazion is the medical term for a slowly developing lump on the eyelid that occurs due to an oil gland blockage. At first, the eyelid may appear to be red, tender and swollen. After several days, the chalazion will form on the eyelid, appearing as a slow growing lump.
Sports vision is a growing niche in the eyecare industry, helping athletes improve their performance skills through the enhancement of visual skills. While regular eye exams are important for checking the health of your eyes and your visual acuity (how clearly you can see a still object at different distances), sports vision testing is recommended for anyone who takes their athletic performance seriously.
Commonly called crossed eyes, strabismus is a condition in which eyes do not work together, failing to maintain proper alignment.
At the Eye Center of Virginia, we pride ourselves in our ability to offer comprehensive vision care.
After your eye exam, the next step is finding you the perfect pair of glasses or variety of contacts that best suits your optical needs.