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Welcome to Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, PC
Your Optometrist in Chesapeake, VA

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Call us at 757-436-3937 today.

Welcome to Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, PC in Chesapeake. Dr. Shane Swatts and the Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, PC team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Chesapeake office.

Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, PC is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Chesapeake area come to Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, PC because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Swatts and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, PC, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, PC, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Swatts and the Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, PC staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Chesapeake area. Our Chesapeake optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Chesapeake office at 757-436-3937.

At Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, PC, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at 757-436-3937 or schedule an appointment today online.

1108 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Shane Swatts

    Dr. Shane Swatts grew up in Princeton, WV and studied Pharmacology and Toxicology at West Virginia University prior to receiving his doctorate degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association, the Virginia Optometric Association, the Tidewater Optometric Society, The Orthokeratology Academy of America and the Ocular Nutrition Society.

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  • Dr.
    Leah Ramos

    Dr. Ramos established Lifetime Eye Care Center, now known as Eastern Virginia Eye Associates, in 2003. With military roots, she was raised in the Hampton Roads area, graduated from Norfolk Academy, received her bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and then her doctorate degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry/Salus University in Philadelphia, PA.cticing yoga for balance and relaxation. She is married to Dr. Shane Swatts and they reside in Chesapeake with their two daughters.

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  • Dr.
    Courtney Kness

    Dr. Courtney Kness grew up on a farm in south-central Nebraska. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from the University of Nebraska – Omaha. She pursued her doctorate in Chicago, Illinois where she graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2010. Since graduation, Dr. Kness has practiced around the greater San Diego area and in small town, rural Nebraska.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

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8:00 am-5:00 pm


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8:00 am-12:00 pm




Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Never had better service and has always fit me in for a problem. Best place ever from reception to eye glasses! Make your yearly exam here!"
    Colleen Gallagher Duncan
  • "Excellent experience. State of the art technology. Professional staff. Patient education and satisfaction a top priority for this practice. Highly recommend!"
    Shanna Swatts Autrey
  • "Exceptional service and attention to details. They figured out an error by someone else and corrected it for me. They went out of there way to take care of me. I can't say enough good things about their quality of service."
    Mike Kreiner

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