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Eye Floaters and How They Affect You

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 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

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...

How to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

How to Protect Your Eyes This Summer

As we head into the summer, it is important to remember to protect your eyes. Whether you’re spending a day at the beach, swimming at the pool, playing outdoor sports, or just mowing the grass, be sure to wear the right gear to ensure the health and safety of your...

OGI Eyewear: Quality at an Affordable Price

OGI Eyewear: Quality at an Affordable Price

Are you looking for quality, luxurious eyewear at an affordable price? Consider OGI Eyewear (pronounced “Oh-Gee”), which embodies innovation, originality, quality, and value. OGI was founded by David Spencer, who once ran his own retail optical store in Minneapolis,...

How Your Eyes Can Benefit from Lutein and Zeaxanthin

How Your Eyes Can Benefit from Lutein and Zeaxanthin

You may have seen or heard about lutein.  How about Zeaxanthin? What exactly are Lutein and Zeaxanthin? Lutein and zeaxanthin are two types of carotenoids, which are yellow to red pigments found in vegetables and other plants.  They are both powerful antioxidants that...

How to Prepare for Spring Allergies

How to Prepare for Spring Allergies

Now that spring is here in central Virginia, you can be prepared to combat the onset of seasonal allergies.  As grass and trees begin to release pollen, millions of people with allergies are affected.  There is no cure but you can reduce symptoms of springtime...

Which Color Frame Looks Best on You?

For many of us, the most important aspect of...

Welcome to Dr. Schlieper!

Welcome to Dr. Schlieper!   To better serve our...

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness   Diabetic eye...

Fun in the Springtime Sun!

Recently a couple of our team members took a few minutes to...

Voted Charlottesville’s #1 Favorite Eye Doctor!

Thank you to our many patients and friends in the community...