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How Things Work: The Lens

How Things Work: The Lens

The lens is an important part of an extremely complex human visual system. The eye is made up of several clear structures that light must traverse on its journey to the retina (at the back of the eye) to be perceived as a clear image. To reach the retina, light must...

Welcome to Dr. Schlieper!

Welcome to Dr. Schlieper!

Welcome to Dr. Schlieper!   To better serve our patients, we've added a fantastic new doctor to our team of professionals at Primary Eyecare. Dr. Schlieper grew up in Topsham, Maine and earned a B.A in Biology, cum laude, from the University of Maine at...

Fun in the Springtime Sun!

Fun in the Springtime Sun!

Recently a couple of our team members took a few minutes to model some of our newest sunglass styles. Leah is wearing the Salt.Optics “Fufkin” Aviator Sunglass and Sydney is showing off the Salt.Optics “Pettibone.”   Stop by our Hollymead or Barracks Road locations to...

Voted Charlottesville’s #1 Favorite Eye Doctor!

Voted Charlottesville’s #1 Favorite Eye Doctor!

Thank you to our many patients and friends in the community for voting us the #1 Favorite Eye Doctor in the 2018 Daily Progress Reader’s Choice Awards! Since 1987, we’ve been happy to serve the Albemarle community, and look forward to many more years to come! Our...

Lindberg Eyewear is Back at Primary Eyecare!

Lindberg Eyewear is Back at Primary Eyecare!

One of a very limited number of exclusive authorized dealers in Virginia, Primary Eyecare has brought the LINDBERG eyewear collection to our new office at 5th Street Station.   LINDBERG eyewear tells the world you subscribe to a different way of thinking,...

What’s your 2018 Resolution?

What’s your 2018 Resolution?

Many of us recently made resolutions to better our lives in this new year. Improving your visual “resolution” is what we do every day at Primary Eyecare. Do you have a high-definition TV, or Apple’s “Retina display” on your i-device? Did you happen to upgrade to a “4K...

How to Treat a Stye

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...

Progressive and Bifocal Lenses: Vision at Every Distance

As your eyes age, conditions like age-related farsightedness...

How Things Work: The Lens

The lens is an important part of an extremely complex human...

The Dry Eye Clinic

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

Thinking of Trying Decorative Contacts for Halloween?

Halloween is just around the corner, and witches, ghouls, and...

Multifocal Contact Lenses

Multifocal contact lenses are yet another way to tackle...