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At Primary Eyecare, our approach is simple: we start by listening to you. As an award-winning eye care practice and optical boutique, the professionals at Primary Eyecare will take care of your eye care wants and needs through every step of the process.

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Impressive 21st Century advances in contact lens technology allow most…

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Medical Eye Care

Did you know that you have access to a multitude…

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Dry Eye Clinic

Dry Eye Syndrome is a common chronic condition. Individuals with…

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide central Virginia’s best eyecare experience and vision products in such an efficient, flawless, and excellent manner that our patients find it a joy to do business with us.

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A Precious Gift

Your eyes are a vital part of an extremely complex visual system. Proper nutrition and first class eye care are essential to protecting your ability to experience all the beauty in the world around you.

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The Best Technology

Primary Eyecare patients benefit from the cutting edge technology we use to diagnose and manage ocular disease with regular investments in the latest diagnostic and treatment instrumentation.

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Kate Spade: Colorful, Whimsical, and Sophisticated Fashion

Kate Spade Eyewear is known for its crisp color, graphic prints, and sophistication.  Kate Spade eyeglasses demonstrate the same energy, flair, and vigor of the Kate Spade brand.  It appeals to people of all walks of life.  Kate’s philosophy to “live colorfully”...

How to Treat a Stye

What Is a Stye? Have you ever had redness or soreness on your eyelid?  It may also appear to be a pimple or a red bump.  Chances are, you may have had a stye. A stye occurs when an area around your eyelid becomes irritated or a gland becomes clogged, similar to how a...

How You Can Get the Excellent Eye Health Benefits of Beta-Carotene

What Is Beta-Carotene? Beta-carotene is the carotenoid that gives fruits and vegetable their orange and yellow pigment. It is a powerful antioxidant and has been found to help protect against cancer and aging. Beta-carotene may also slow down cognitive decline....

Give Your Child Clear Vision and Confidence to Start the New School Year!

Help your child be ready for the upcoming school year with a nice, new pair of glasses! Choose from our select frames and add a pair of our exclusive anti-reflective, non-glare, scratch-resistant lenses. Our Back to School Package Includes: A select, premium quality...

Are Your Kids Ready to Go Back to School?

It’s that time of year when the summer begins to wind down and students get ready to go back to school.  Whether your children are starting kindergarten, middle school, high school, or college, they need to be fully prepared to maximize their success. Did you know...

Eye Floaters and How They Affect You

What Are Eye Floaters? Eye floaters are small spots that drift through your field of vision.  They appear like black or gray specks, strings, or cobwebs that drift back and forth when you move your eyes.  Floaters are often more of a nuisance than a serious health...

Tory Burch Eyewear: Classic Glamour and Sophisticated Design

Tory Burch is an American luxury lifestyle brand that embodies the unique sense of style of fashion designer, Chairman and CEO Tory Burch. The Tory Burch brand was launched in 2004 with her now iconic Reva ballet flats and tunic.  The Reva was named after Tory’s...

5 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Contact Lenses

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention discovered that nearly 1 in 5 cases of contact lens infections resulted in eye damage, such a decline in vision, scarred cornea, or even the need for a corneal transplant. You can avoid infections and potential eye...

Get Ready for the Great American Eclipse Coming on August 21, 2017

Have you heard about the total solar eclipse coming in August 2017?  This is an event you don’t want to miss!  The last time we had a total solar eclipse in North America was almost 100 years ago!  And the next time you will be able to see a total eclipse over the...

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I do my regular eye exams and get my contact lenses here. It’s always been a pleasant experience. The doctors and the staff are professional and friendly and they take good care of your eyes.

-Asif M.

Had such a wonderful experience. The doctor was professional, incredibly friendly and this is where my whole family goes because we love them so much. Would recommend to absolutely anyone.

-Lauren J.

Primary Eyecare provides excellent care in a professional and friendly manner. Detailed explanations are provided concerning tests and test results. Patients are not spoken down to, but are treated as intelligent partners in the process of maintaining eye health. I have always been very happy with my experience there!

-Carla T.

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Dr. Michael Henderson

Dr. Michael Henderson

Optometrist

Dr. Michael Henderson is a graduate of Colby College, in Waterville Maine, where he earned a degree…

Dr. Jayeanna Hanning

Dr. Jayeanna Hanning

Optometrist

Dr. Jayeanna Hanning attended the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford receiving a Bachelors Degree…

Dr. Tiffany Kwon

Dr. Tiffany Kwon

Optometrist

Dr. Tiffany Kwon grew up in Southern California in the town of Diamond Bar. Dr. Kwon attended the…

Dr. Chelsea Johnson

Dr. Chelsea Johnson

Optometrist

Dr. Chelsea Johnson grew up in Bloomsburg, PA, a small college town. Dr. Johnson graduated from Lock…

Dr. Michael Henderson

Dr. Michael Henderson

Optometrist

Dr. Michael Henderson is a graduate of Colby College, in Waterville Maine, where he earned a degree…

Dr. Jayeanna Hanning

Dr. Jayeanna Hanning

Optometrist

Dr. Jayeanna Hanning attended the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford receiving a Bachelors Degree…

Dr. Tiffany Kwon

Dr. Tiffany Kwon

Optometrist

Dr. Tiffany Kwon grew up in Southern California in the town of Diamond Bar. Dr. Kwon attended the…

Dr. Chelsea Johnson

Dr. Chelsea Johnson

Optometrist

Dr. Chelsea Johnson grew up in Bloomsburg, PA, a small college town. Dr. Johnson graduated from Lock…

Dr. Janice DiGirolamo

Dr. Janice DiGirolamo

Optometrist

Dr. Janice DiGirolamo attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, graduating magna cum laude…

Dr. Joe DiGirolamo

Dr. Joe DiGirolamo

Optometrist

Dr. Joe DiGirolamo grew up in Southern California, and after moving to Charlottesville he graduated…

Dr. Michael J. DiGirolamo (retired)

Dr. Michael J. DiGirolamo (retired)

Optometrist

Dr. Michael J. DiGirolamo is the founder of Primary Eyecare, formerly known as 20/20…

Dr. Janice DiGirolamo

Dr. Janice DiGirolamo

Optometrist

Dr. Janice DiGirolamo attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, graduating magna cum laude…

Dr. Joe DiGirolamo

Dr. Joe DiGirolamo

Optometrist

Dr. Joe DiGirolamo grew up in Southern California, and after moving to Charlottesville he graduated…

Dr. Michael J. DiGirolamo (retired)

Dr. Michael J. DiGirolamo (retired)

Optometrist

Dr. Michael J. DiGirolamo is the founder of Primary Eyecare, formerly known as 20/20…

Barracks Road

2159 Barracks Road
Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Hollymead Town Center

213 Connor Drive
Charlottesville, VA, 22911

5th Street Station

265 Merchant Walk Avenue
Suite 100
Charlottesville, VA, 22902