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Welcome to Friedrichs Family Eye Center, PC


Your Optometrists in Chatham, Martinsville, and Danville, VA

Call us today at:

Martinsville 276-647-3937

Danville 434-793-6912

Chatham 434-432-1500

The mission of Friedrichs Family Eye Center is to provide eye health care and vision services of the highest quality to each patient in a caring and comfortable environment. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the most current diagnostic technology and standards of care available. We are committed to enhancing and preserving God’s precious gift of sight. Our patients’ visual needs and wellness are our highest priority.

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Tracy Scheibe
    OD
    Dr. Scheibe received her Doctor of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
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  • Kenneth Giusto
    OD
    Dr. Kenneth Giusto attended Kent State University to study pre-medicine. He then attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry.
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  • Mary-Kathryn Zak
    OD
    Dr. Mary Kathryn Zak attended Indiana University for both her undergraduate degree and doctor of optometry degree.
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  • Gray Friedrichs
    OD
    Dr. Gray Friedrichs began practicing in Martinsville in 1999 after graduating from the Southern College of Optometry. He holds an undergraduate degree from Bridgewater College.
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  • Jill Christian-Friedrichs
    OD
    Dr. Jill Christian-Friedrichs joined Friedrichs Family Eye Center in 2004. She is a graduate of Delaware Valley College and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2003.
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Hours of Operaton

Our Regular Schedule

Martinsville Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Hours Available

Sunday:

Closed

Chatham Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:30 am-6:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Danville Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • Nystagmus

    Nystagmus is a vision condition characterized by repetitive, uncontrolled eye movements. These involuntary eye movements may be side-to-side, up and down, or in a circular pattern, which hinders the eyes’ ability to focus on a steady object. Individuals with nystagmus may hold their heads in unusual ...

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  • Macular Hole

    The condition known as a macular hole refers to a tiny break in the macula that results in blurry or distorted vision. To fully understand the condition, one must understand eye anatomy. The macula is a spot located in the center of the retina (the back portion of the eye). Located where light comes ...

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  • How It Helps

    The goal of vision therapy is to treat vision problems that cannot be fully addressed through eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery. For example, studies show that vision therapy may be beneficial for addressing eyestrain and other issues that can affect a child’s reading abilities. The human brain ...

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  • How It Works

    Vision therapy, also referred to as vision training, neuro-vision therapy, or vision rehabilitation, is an optometry subspecialty. Vision therapy is prescribed to develop, improve and/or enhance visual function so an individual’s vision system functions more smoothly. Vision therapy can be beneficial ...

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Signs and Symptoms Checklist

    Vision therapy, which is also known as vision training or visual training, is an individualized treatment program that can help identify and correct perceptual-cognitive deficiencies that are impacting visual learning, focus, and concentration. Vision Therapy for Children: Checklist While individuals ...

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  • Pediatric Ophthlamology

    Ophthalmology addresses the physiology, anatomy and diseases of the eyes. Pediatric ophthalmology focuses on the eyes of children. Pediatric ophthalmologists examine children’s eyes to see if they need corrective lenses or other treatments to improve their vision. Training for Pediatric Ophthalmologists Pediatric ...

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  • Myopia

    Myopia, or nearsightedness, means that your eyes can see close objects clearly but struggle to see things in the distance. Nearly 30 percent of Americans are nearsighted. This condition usually develops in children and teenagers, up to about the age of 20. A teacher or parent might notice a child squinting ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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