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How Can We Care For Your Vision?

Our cataract procedure is one the safest and most successful surgeries of any type and can even eliminate the need for glasses all together!
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Our specialists have training that enables them to consult, diagnose, and treat corneal disorders to help their patients live happier lives.
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Eye Exams
Eye evaluations should be a regular part of your health care routing. Our doctors encourage maintenance and early detection.
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We have a variety of highly effective treatments available for you to receive early diagnosis and treatments to protect against glaucoma.
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LASIK Eye Surgery
This completely customized procedure will meet your needs and give you the gift of better vision through safe, easy, and blade-free treatment.
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You will feel safe with our specially trained doctors as they manage eye diseases among children and give the best care possible.
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You will be provided advanced treatments to help you maintain healthy eyes and are committed quality care.
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Botox® Cosmetic
At Piedmont, we want you to be confident and secure with your Botox injection.
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About Piedmont Eye Center

Experience a local ophthalmology center

For over 45 years, Piedmont Eye Center has been a trusted name in eye care in the Central Virginia area. With nine eye care specialists, Piedmont Eye Center is Lynchburg’s largest ophthalmology center. Our doctors use only the latest and best technology to diagnose and treat various eye diseases. Plus, our doctors are local, living in your community, to offer convenient care that fits your busy lifestyle.

At Piedmont Eye Center, you will find yourself at home in the hands of caring doctors who all have the same goal; to give your eyes the best care possible. We understand how unique your eyes are and offer personalized care. Whether treating or diagnosing, our surgeons are here to take care of you. Come see why Piedmont Eye Center has been the first choice for many in eye care.

Caring for you and your eyes is our vision!


What Our Patients Think

    I couldn't recommend a better doctor, a better facility, and I'm so glad I did it.
  • Brenda Edson in front of a brick home
    Brenda Edson /
    "I could not have asked for a better experience at Piedmont Eye Center. From my very first visit, the staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and genuinely interested in me."
  • Bobby Moore /
    "I wish I would have done it many years ago now."
  • Bryan Mitchell outside of a football stadium
    Bryan Mitchell / ANALYST
    "My vision was the best it had been since I was a teen. I had my LASIK surgery performed almost 2 years ago, and it is as good today as it was then."
  • Caroline Trexler /
    "They ensured that the entire process from preliminary appointments to follow up visits went seamlessly – the perfect team that gave me perfect vision."
    "All and all, this has been a very pleasant and beneficial period for me. I recommend it highly for anyone in a similar situation.'
  • Cynthia Stewart standing outside
    Cynthia /
    "I feel almost like a new person It’s a wonderful feeling to wake up in the morning and be able to actually see across the room without fumbling for my glasses. "
  • Frances / RETIRED
    "Dr. Ceballos has always been very positive, clarifying everything medically, never leaving me in doubt and has always made me feel special and important."
  • Guy / RETIRED
    "The procedure was painless, and now I’m happy to say I only wear glasses to read. I have 20/20 vision in my left eye and 20/25 in my right. "
  • Janice Bloom standing in front of a tree
    "Dr. Bowers and his staff treated me with the utmost in professional care, making sure I was comfortable throughout the entire process."
  • Barbara / RETIRED
    "The procedure was pain free and I am so pleased with the results. It was money well spent and it is unbelievable how clear and colorful everything is. I want to tell Dr. Bowers and his staff how grateful I am."
  • Jerome / RETIRED
    "Doctor Vogel has treated me professionally as has his staff. They have been caring and have answered my questions to my satisfaction."
  • Jon Dupin standing outside of a brick home
    Jon Dupin / PASTOR
    "LASIK is not just a medical advancement to me; it’s a miracle"
  • Josh Brewer / HUMANITARIAN AID
    "Because of Dr. Bowers and his team at Piedmont Eye Center, my everyday life is now a whole lot easier. "
  • Judy Bowman / MISSIONARY
    "My experience of having Laser Vision Correction was fantastic. Dr. Bowers and all his staff are so knowledgeable and professional, yet very personal, warm, caring, and friendly."
  • Lucy standing in a classroom
    Lucy /
    "Dr. Bowers and his team were very comforting. The next morning, I opened my eyes and was able to see the alarm clock across the room, which I was never able to see before. It was a miracle!"
  • Martha Ann / GRANDMOTHER
    "It is a wonderful feeling to have no RX lenses. I want to thank Dr. Bowers and the Surgery Center for the freedom I feel.”
  • Monica Shelton / Featured Patient
    "Everyone told me what they were going to be doing to me and what to expect every step of the way. My experience with Piedmont Eye Center and Dr. Bowers and the whole LASIK team was awesome!"
  • Adelia / RETIRED
    "God led me to Dr. Vogel. He is absolutely the most wonderful doctor in the world. Not only is he a great doctor, he is a great ‘people person’. You always feel safe with him."
  • Penny Abbot in front of a home
    Penny Abbott / Financial Consultant
    "From the great staff who helped me, to the simplicity of setting up my flexible spending account, to my complete satisfaction and enjoyment of having clear sight, this has been an easy process."
    "The staff at Piedmont eased my nerves and the procedure was swift and smooth."
  • Sue Earsing and lasik eye surgery
    "I have always seen the world through glasses or contacts, so the sharpness of vision I have now was never there before."
    “Dr. Bowers not only met my expectations, he surpassed them. I had no idea that vision like this was possible. I no longer struggle in the shadows of a course- everything is clearer.”
  • Troy Doss
    "Piedmont Eye Center takes care of the little things to make LASIK a comfortable process."
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COVID-19 Patient Information

Dear Valued Patients:

At Piedmont Eye Center, our highest priority is the health and welfare of our patients, employees, and community.  Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, our Lynchburg location remains open and we are available to see patients with urgent or emergent eye care needs only.  As a precaution we are cancelling all routine and non-essential exams until further notice.  If you are having a medical eye emergency, please call our office to speak with one of our staff members regarding how we can safely triage your symptoms and provide you appropriate care.