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About the Doctors

Dr. Brandon Myers

Dr. Carl Myer, Optometrist in Palmyra, VA

Dr. Brandon Myers graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attended Indiana University School of Optometry, serving externships in Columbia, SC, Chicago IL, and Decorah, IA.

While attending Indiana University, Dr. Myers was a student teacher and lectured on topics including ophthalmic, clinical, and contact lens optics. He was a member of the University's Fellowship of Christian Optometrists association and participated in local mission trips and international optometry mission trips to El Salvador. He also became a student fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Upon graduation, Dr Myers joined a busy private practice in Lynchburg, VA as an associate optometrist. He practiced there for three years before relocating to Fluvanna County and beginning the journey of private practice ownership under the mentorship of Drs Doug and Vicki Weiss. Dr Myers continues to uphold his membership with the American Optometric Association as well as the Virginia Optometric Association. 

Outside of the office, he enjoys woodworking, singing and playing guitar with the family band, and staying physically fit. 

Dr. Victoria Weiss

Dr. Victoria Weiss, Optometrist in Palmyra, VA

Dr. Victoria Molnar Weiss graduated from the State University of New York College of Optometry in 1989 and has an undergraduate degree from the College of William & Mary. 

After relocating to Central Virginia, Dr. Molnar Weiss helped to establish VOSH-Virginia (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) and is the current Vice President of VOSH-Virginia. Dr. Victoria Weiss is the Vice President of VOSH/International and is the co- Chair of the VOSH Chapter Relations Committee. Dr. Victoria Weiss is a Fellow of the Virginia Academy of Optometry and a Fellow of VOSH/International.

She helped to found the well established RAM (Remote Area Medical) mission held in Wise, Virginia each summer and has also continued to serve as the Vision Director for both this program in Wise for the past 14 years and a similar mission in Grundy, Virginia for the past 7 years. She also led 3 Clinics in New Orleans, following Hurricane Katrina and in all has participated in over 80 Volunteer Clinics. Dr. Victoria Weiss volunteers in the new eye clinic at the Charlottesville Free Clinic that Dr. Douglas Weiss helped establish.

A special treat in 2019 was to join SVOSH NSU Oklahoma College of Optometry in Roatan, Honduras with her husband Doug Weiss, O.D. and sons Jeremy and Justin.  They celebrated their engagement in Roatan at a VOSH clinic as students there 30 years ago!

Currently she has a private practice in Fluvanna County and she examines patients in over 15 nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Central Virginia.

Dr. Douglas Weiss

Dr. Douglas Weiss, Optometrist in Palmyra, VA

Dr. Douglas Weiss also graduated from the State University of New York College of Optometry in 1989. He began his career in New York City, dividing his time between a private office in Mount Vernon, New York, The NENA Community Health Center in the Lower East Side of New York City, and with the Kress Vision Program, providing portable examinations throughout New York City to some of their neediest patients. Doug’s undergraduate degree is from SUNY at New Paltz, and his post-graduate Optometry training was from SUNY College of Optometry (where he also met the love of his life)!

Dr. Weiss has a sub-specialty in Low Vision and works with the Department of the Blind and Visually Handicapped to assist patients from throughout Central Virginia and beyond with their specific vision needs. He has a strong interest in sports and Sports Vision and has spent many seasons coaching youth baseball and basketball.

Doug has worked in numerous volunteer eye care missions in Central America, in Honduras , Guatemala , and Nicaragua, and in the U.S. Doug has travelled to Wise County, Virginia to provide volunteer vision services there since 1999 and has done work in Grundy, Virginia and New Orleans as well.

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