Virginia Eye Institute to Break Ground at Towne Center West Location in Richmond

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Virginia Eye Institute will break ground on its 2.1 acre outparcel at its Towne Center West property, located in Short Pump (Glen Allen), Virginia, on Wednesday, May 18th from 12-1:30pm. Doctors and administration from Virginia Eye Institute, HCA, and representatives of Henrico County will be in attendance.

Virginia Eye Institute's Newest Richmond Location

Virginia Eye Institute's Newest Richmond Location

VEI's new Towne Center West location is an important step in our goal to be accessible to those who want to utilize our array of ophthalmic services across Virginia.

Virginia Eye Institute will break ground on its 2.1 acre outparcel at its Towne Center West property, located in Short Pump (Glen Allen), Virginia, on Wednesday, May 18th from 12-1:30pm. Doctors and administration from Virginia Eye Institute, HCA, and representatives of Henrico County will be in attendance.

The Ground Breaking will kick-off the construction of the 16,000-square-foot comprehensive eye-care center to be built on the site. The project has an estimated completion date of January 2012. This state of the art eye care center will include services for general ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, ocularplastics, optometry, and a full-service optical shop serving Richmond and surrounding communities.

Virginia Eye Institute’s CEO Chris Carney believes that the Towne Center West location will succeed in bringing quality comprehensive ophthalmic care to Western Henrico: “Our Towne Center West office is an important step in VEI’s goal to be accessible to those who want to use our array of ophthalmic services across Virginia.” Virginia Eye Institute will be hiring additional doctors and staffing for the site. The site will also offer a primary care physician practice, part of HCA’s Virginia Health System. The building architect is Price Studios, an architecture design firm based in Richmond, VA. Taylor and Parrish, Inc, a commercial construction company based in Richmond, VA, is the general contractor.

Virginia Eye Institute (VEI) is a comprehensive eye care organization providing a wide range of ophthalmology, optometry, and optical services in 12 locations across Central Virginia. VEI offers an exceptional range of ophthalmologic care including cornea, glaucoma, retina, ocularplastics, pediatrics, refractive surgery (LASIK), and general. All Virginia Eye Institute’s physicians are board-certified and many are fellowship-trained. VEI optical shops provide board-certified opticians and contact lens fitters. VEI also owns and operates an out-patient Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) which provides ophthalmology and ear, nose and throat surgical services to pediatric and adult patients. VEI’s optical shops are ranked as one of the nation’s “50 Best Optical Shops.”

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