Location

3282 Western Branch Blvd

Chesapeake,

(757) 484-8080

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Welcome to Family Vision Care, Your Optometrist in Chesapeake, VA.

Our Chesapeake optometry staff would like to welcome you to Family Vision Care, where we truly will treat you like family. Just ask the hundreds of satisfied customers who come to see us from all over Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Western Branch North Chesapeake and Suffolk. With a highly qualified staff hand-picked by Dr. Gedalia Schwartz and Dr. Earl Pollock, you can rest assured that you will be impressed with what you see here and how much clearer you will see when you depart.

We offer personalized care, and we do our best to find the most convenient appointment times for every patient to meet their scheduling needs. After all, there is no reason to put off taking care of your vision due to time constraints. At Family Vision Care in Chesapeake, we do not take any shortcuts when it comes to helping you get the best vision care possible even if there are financial restraints or insurance concerns. We strive to provide services when they are needed most.

Welcome to Family Vision Care, Your Optometrist in Chesapeake, VA.

Vision Care Services and Optical Products

We are a full-service eye care provider who accepts emergency appointments and walk-in cases as soon as possible. However, appointments are preferred for timely services such as:

    • Eye Exams and Vision Screenings
    • Contact Lens Exams
    • Testing for Glaucoma, Cataracts, Macular Degeneration and Retinopathy
    • Pre and Post-Operative Care
    • Specialists Referrals

Once you have a current exam on file, we can assist you with corrective lenses, if desire. We have a full selection of eyeglasses and designer frames in both traditional frames and sunglasses. Contact lenses are available for all types of hard-to-fit cases and unique colors for those seeking a fresh look. We make it easy for you to get all of your eye care needs done right here at Vision Care Services.

The Family Vision Care Approach to Optometry

Every patient is treated like an individual with a one-on-one approach and the complete attention from the optometry team member serving them. We make it easy to get in quickly by allowing you to print new patient forms online and bring them to our office, so you spend less time in the waiting room and more time with the optometrist. We are also communicative with you concerning our charges for services up front, and we accept most major insurance policies and FSAs to defray out-of-pocket costs. Our administrators can work with clients with payment plans prior to beginning the screening or examination.

Schedule Optometry Services for Your Family Today

Don’t spend another day looking for an experienced and reputable optometrist in and around Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Western Branch North Chesapeake, and Suffolk. Contact Family Vision Care online or call (757) 484-8080 today to schedule a consultation and eye exam.

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Nathan Anderson
    Dr. Anderson is an optometrist in San Diego providing complete eye care services for the surrounding communities.
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  • Marina Mason
    "I love coming to work every day and watching the transformation in our patients. It never ceases to amaze me how being able to see clearly and without pain boosts their confidence and restores independence. So many people are living with limitations due to visual impairment – and might not even know it! Working here with Dr. Anderson has shown me how even the smallest improvement in one’s sight can make a huge positive impact on their lives."
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  • Terry Noble
    "As a child, I had a hard time at school. I had difficulty reading and was labeled a “slow learner.” It was only later revealed that vision problems were at the root of my difficulties. Once I saw an eye care professional and was fitted with corrective lenses, my performance in school excelled. We see these type of success stories every day at Dr. Anderson and it’s one of the many things that makes my career so rewarding!”
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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed