Primary Eyecare News & Eye Health Resources

Which Color Frame Looks Best on You?

Which Color Frame Looks Best on You?

For many of us, the most important aspect of choosing eyeglass frames is how they look on our face. Here are some helpful hints from our experienced opticians. Skin Color All skin complexions fall into one of two color bases: cool or warm. A cool...

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...

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness   Diabetic eye disease encompasses a number of eye diseases that may impact individuals who have been diagnosed with diabetes. These can include diseases such as cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma.  Diabetic eye...

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...

There’s a good chance that as a contact lens patient at Primary Eyecare, you’re using a daily disposable contact lens. There are numerous advantages to using a daily replacement lens, including comfort, convenience, health, and affordability.   One of our...

Driving and Vision as we Mature

Driving and Vision as we Mature

To qualify for a driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia, your vision must be at least 20/40 (with or without glasses.) If you have vision problems in one eye, your other eye must be able to see 20/40. Visual acuity and peripheral vision are both...

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,...

Headaches & Vision Problems

Headaches & Vision Problems

It is a common misconception that you only need to visit your eye doctor for annual check-ups or eye diseases. Have you ever considered that your recurring headaches could also be a good reason to consult your optometrist? If you’re experiencing frequent...