Archive for the ‘Patient Stories’ Category

Caring for Generations of the Huffman Family

Posted December 20, 2016

Our company is one with a rich history. The original practice, complete with old-fashioned green leather chairs, was founded in 1958 in Christiansburg. In 1990 Drs. Becky and Mann acquired it and a new generation of that practice was born, ultimately named Invision. In the 1990s Invision also acquired Dr. Eugene Bane’s Salem-based practice, allowing Read more…

Which Frames Did She Pick?

Posted April 7, 2016

It had been over 5 years since Caitlyn had purchased frames. The old frames were lacking in style and didn’t do anything to highlight the great features of her face. Between a full-time career in marketing and business development and being a mother to two small children, replacing her glasses just was never a priority. However, as she explained Read more…

Give the Gift of Sight Winner: Larry!

Posted January 22, 2016

We decided that we wanted to end 2015 in an exciting way that celebrated people and focuses on doing good for others. We launched a “Give Sight” contest and shared it with our patients, social media followers, and friends. The intent of this contest was to identify people within our community that have been through Read more…

Eric was tired of being told “no”

Posted May 20, 2015

Let’s be honest, none of us like to be told no. One of our patients, Eric, came to us when he was tired of hearing exactly that. Eric was in search of a very specific and special type of prescription sunglasses and we were the only ones in the area able to help him. To Read more…

Adison Refuses to Let Vision Impairment Steal the Spring in Her FLIP

Posted April 2, 2015

Often times our favorite patients at Invision happen to also be some of our youngest. We first saw Adison when she was only 3 years old. Her parents noticed that one of her eyes was crossing inward and took her to a specialist for help with this problem. When they met with the specialist they Read more…

Meet Caitlyn: A First Time Patient Having “One of Those Days”

Posted November 12, 2014

Our story is best told through the eyes of our patients… Meet Caitlyn Caitlyn was having one of those days where things weren’t quite falling into place. She is a working mom of two beautiful little ones under the age of three. To say she has her hands full is an understatement. Moments before her Read more…

Meet Cynthia | A New Patient with a Flair for Fashion

Posted November 4, 2014

Our story is best told through the eyes of our patients… Meet Cynthia Why do you wear glasses? To see clearly? Sure! But there is more to it than that. The glasses you wear about to convey a message about who you are as an individual, so picking the pair that’s just right for you Read more…

Meet Eddie | An Extra Special Patient

Posted September 23, 2014

Our story is best told through the eyes of our patients….  Meet Eddie In many ways Eddie Duncan is just like most 16 year old boys, he loves music, dancing, and playing putt-putt with friends. He even has a sweet spot for pretty girls with long dark hair. If you could only describe Eddie in Read more…

Meet Lecia | The Eyewear Fashionista!

Posted September 12, 2014

Our story is best told through the eyes of our patients…. Meet Lecia, the Eyewear Fashionista! If you speak with Lecia Smith for any length of time you will quickly realize she is a woman with a huge heart. She spends the majority of her time traveling to support causes near and dear to her heart, Read more…

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