Virginia Beach, VA, December 05, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Virginia Eye Consultants is celebrating 50 years of world class eye procedures, bringing industry-leading techniques and technology to Hampton Roads.
They launched the 50 for 50 campaign to celebrate their 50 years in service by providing no-cost eye procedures to Hampton Roads residents in need. VEC has strong beliefs in giving back to their community and are committed to changing the lives of people.
John D. Sheppard, President of VEC said, “During the last 50 years, VEC has grown tremendously. We now have 12 doctors, around 34,000 square foot facility, 35 examination rooms and 3 operating rooms. We are proud to have the best doctors in the region.”
The doctors at VEC are fellowship trained and board certified to provide medical and surgical eye care needs. Their areas of expertise include cataract surgery, ophthalmic plastic surgery, corneal transplantation, refractive surgery, glaucoma, uveitis diagnosis and treatment, ocular infections, inflammatory eye diseases, diabetes, retinal disease, macular degeneration, eye movement disorders, pediatric eye diseases, LASIK and dry eye.
The mission of Virginia Eye Consultants is to provide world class specialty eye care by becoming leaders in innovation and education using state of the art technology. They have built enduring relationships and provide clinical excellence in a family-focused, patient-friendly environment.
Virginia Eye Consultants has 50 years of experience providing top quality eye procedures to residents of Hampton Roads and beyond, and continue to grow in experience and service offerings.
About the Company
Virginia Eye Consultants was established in 1963 by John W. Dickerson, Norfolk’s first ophthalmic pathologist and oculoplastic surgeon. In 1979 Dr. Bruce I. Bodner joined Dr. Dickerson, adding his corneal specialty expertise to the practice and founding the Lions Eye Bank of Eastern VA.