Our Services

Connecting You Back To A Clearer Way of Life

Specialized Eye Care Services

Don’t let lingering or abrupt vision conditions disrupt your way of life. If you are in need of services to prevent further or future vision damage, trust Southwest Virginia Center For Sight to provide the care you need. View our eye care services to identify which path of treatment is best for you.

Cataract Surgery

Cataracts cause clouded vision that limits individuals’ ability to see clearly at short and long distances. We provide treatment and surgical options to help restore vision in patients diagnosed with Cataracts. Contact us to learn more about our Cataract treatment procedures and to learn more about referring a patient to one of our specialty vision doctors.

Cornea / Corneal Transplants

Over time the cornea is susceptible to abuse from the outside world that can disrupt normal vision and distort the cornea’s shape. With the broad range of potential damage to a cornea, it is important to understand that there are 2 different types of outpatient procedures able to be performed. At Southwest Virginia Center For Sight, we excel in performing cornea transplants to help reduce pain and improve the appearance of a damaged cornea.

Glaucoma Consultant

Glaucoma is the irreversible, but common deterioration of sight. Our specialty vision doctors prioritize advanced treatment options to help prevent and slow vision loss from Glaucoma. With two forms of Glaucoma present in most cases, our team is able to work with your primary care vision doctor in order to create the best plan of care.

Ocular Plastics and Reconstructive

For patients in need of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries in areas like the eyelid, tear duct, and orbit, we provide specialized Ocular Plastic and Oculofacial Surgeries. Depending on the various health reasons that are causing a patient to pursue this type of treatment, our teams work to create life-changing outcomes for any referred patient. Contact us or your primary vision doctor to learn more about our offered procedures and how to be referred.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Comprehensive Ophthalmology aims to identify eye conditions directly related to the eye and its surrounding structures. We specialize in using advanced research to provide preventative treatments, screenings, exams, surgeries, and evaluations for both routine and urgent conditions. Commonly found disorders that we treat include macular degeneration, tumors, cataracts, dry eye, conjunctivitis, retinopathy, internal diseases, eye trauma, refractive errors, and more. Contact us to learn about Comprehensive Ophthalmology and how to be referred.

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Retina (Vitreoretinal Medicine & Surgery)

At Southwest Virginia Center For Sight, we strive to provide patients with specialized retina care and treatment for those susceptible to vision or damaged vision. You can rest assured you are in great hands with our team capable of providing effective treatment for long-term eye health. We work to address treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, and more. Contact us to learn about our procedures or how to be referred.

Adult & Pediatric Strabismus Surgery

Strabismus is a condition where a person’s eyes do not align properly. Commonly one eye will likely point in a different direction than the other, but at other times it may swap eyes. Our team specializes in helping Strabismus patients regain normal binocular vision and while reducing misalignment of the eyes. Procedures you can expect commonly involve a surgery that loosens or tightens the eye muscles to help straighten your eyes. Contact us to learn about our surgical procedure and how to refer a patient.

What To Expect

We understand the uncertainties that come with a medical procedure, no less than one that involves our vision. Our Doctors and medical team want to make sure you are prepared and comfortable before scheduling and arriving for your visit at our Southwest Virginia Center. Click through our commonly asked questions about what to expect before your procedure.

  • Wear comfortable, loose clothing with short sleeves and a button down shirt if possible. This ensures that we do not have to change your clothing for the blood pressure cuff and heart monitor.
  • Leave all valuable at home, including watches, rings, earrings, and body-piercing jewelry.
  • Do not wear any face lotions/creams, makeups, perfumes/colognes, or aftershave to your surgery.
  • Use eye drops as instructed by your surgeon’s office.
  • You may bring hearing aids and glasses for your procedure. *Please remember to bring their protective cases with you for storage during your procedure.
  • Bring your insurance cards, a form of identification (ex. your drivers license), and a form of payment for copays/deductibles due.
  • Bring your eye drops with you.
  • Bring your surgery kit with you on the day of surgery (includes your sunglasses, eye shield, and tape)
  • Bring your completed medication list form (white form) and medical history form (blue form) with you on the day of surgery. * If you did not receive a blank copy of these forms, they will be given to you to complete on the day of your surgery.
  • Do not eat anything for at least 8 hours before your surgery arrival time. You may have clear liquids up to 2 hours before your surgery arrival time unless instructed otherwise by your surgeon’s office.
  • Do not stop any routine medication unless instructed by your surgeon’s office. You may take your medications with small sips of water on the day of surgery.
  • You must have a driver with you that will stay at the surgery center during your entire visit (from check-in to discharge).
  • Please do not bring small children if possible.
  • You will be scheduled for a return appointment for either the same day or the day after your surgery. This appointment will be given to you on the day of your surgery before you leave.

Schedule An Appointment

If you are ready to begin discussing treatment options with our specialty ophthalmologists, talk with your primary care doctor to receive a referral to our Center. For how to be referred, contact us and we’ll be happy to guide you through the process.