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Your Hampton Roads Designer Eyewear Headquarters

Gilbert Eyecare (GEC) has provided Hampton Roads with exceptional eye care and one of a kind eyewear for over 50 years! Gilbert Eyecare was founded in 1971 by Mark Gilbert and it remains family owned to this day! Dr. David Gilbert, Mark’s son and GEC owner, has taken his father’s values of excellent customer service and outstanding patient care and carried them on, and to see for yourself, read the HUNDREDS of 5-star reviews here

Our optical offers a variety of fun and fashionable eyewear to choose from, but before you choose your new favorite pair of glasses, you will need an eye exam from one of our thorough and knowledgeable Optometrists! Our team of Optometrists includes Dr. David Gilbert, Dr. Deena Falsetta-Gilbert and Dr. Rachel Willcoxon. Gilbert Eyecare provides both your optical needs and medical eye care for all age groups, ranging from child to senior. Gilbert Eyecare also offers an extraordinary Vision Therapy Program with a trained Vision Therapist for children and young adults with decreased binocular vision. To learn more about our Vision Therapy program call our office at 757-425-0200.

Dr. Gilbert met his wife, Dr. Falsetta-Gilbert, in Optometry school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where they both graduated in 2002.  A Michigan native, Dr. Deena Falsetta-Gilbert went on to complete a pediatric residency at Salus University in Philadelphia. Her specialties include pediatric Optometry and vision therapy.  Dr. Rachel Willcoxon is the newest addition to Gilbert Eyecare and although she does not carry the name “Gilbert,” she is still part of the Gilbert Eyecare family. Dr. Willcoxon graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee and moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Virginia Beach, Virginia to join Gilbert Eyecare in early 2020.

Gilbert Eyecare provides you with a team of skilled Optometrists and unparalleled opticians. We have taken the time to build a unit of knowledgeable staff that treats every patient like a part of the Gilbert Eyecare family from the moment you walk through the door. Just one visit to either one of our convenient locations in Virginia Beach or Downtown Norfolk (Ghent) will quickly show you the Gilbert difference. Come to Gilbert Eyecare, and SEE what you have been missing.

Virginia Beach Location

Our Virginia Beach Eye Care office is conveniently located off Laskin Road in Hilltop.

5 Star Google Reviews

I love this practice!

Everyone in this office is super friendly and informative, and I don't feel as if I am just there to be a dollar sign to the practice. They really have your interest and health in mind and it shows in how they run their appointments and the care and explanation you get. Continue Reading

- Deidra