At the Animal Vision Center of Virginia, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality ophthalmic care available to animals of all shapes, sizes, species and breeds. Our practice is equipped with the latest, and most advanced equipment to care for our patients. Our goal is to provide the best ocular care possible for all animals.


We have dedicated our practice to offering you the highest level of technology, skill and compassion. From consultation to complete ophthalmic services, our dedicated staff promises the best possible experience no matter how small the patient or procedure.

Complete Exam and Diagnosis

Our specialized instruments allow for a more thorough ocular examination than what is typically possible with your family veterinarian.

Medical Therapy

We have medications on hand to treat all animal ocular symptoms and conditions ranging from topical antibiotics, to glaucoma medications, to pain management medications.

Surgical Therapy

We offer a full spectrum of state of the art surgical procedures to restore vision and eliminate ocular problems.

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Eye Exams & Registration

Dr. Heather is certified to perform OFA exams, which allow detection of potential heritable eye diseases in dogs before they are passed on to future generations.

Genetic Testing for Prevention

We can perform genetic testing to detect predispositions to specific ocular diseases. This can help you plan ahead for the life and care of your pet.

Free Exams for Service Dogs

Typically offered only during the month of May, we have elected to perform routine examinations on qualified Service Dogs all year round.

Military, First Responder and Senior Citizen Discounts

We proudly support our military and senior citizen clients with discounted examinations.

CareCredit Financing

We understand that sometimes eye problems can sneak up unexpectedly. For this reason, we have partnered with CareCredit to provide a 6-month, no interest payment plan for these unexpected costs. *Subject to approval




Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Dr. Brookshire firmly believes that an animal’s ocular health is linked to their ability to live comfortably and to their fullest. Dr. Brookshire created the Animal Vision Center of Virginia to provide the best animal eye care in Hampton Roads.


Sometimes all you need is a quick question answered or need a second opinion to help a patient. Dr. Heather is happy to give you both.


We will gladly provide ophthalmic consultations for your patients at YOUR veterinary practice. Due to increased time allotments, please allow up to one week for these appointments.


We appreciate and accept any animal in need of ocular care. In our hands, your patients will receive the best diagnosis and care possible.



We are dedicated to helping you manage the ophthalmic care of your patients in any way possible — whether it be on a patient referral basis, or by providing basic training to your clinic on ophthalmic diagnosis and treatment. Check out our Lunch & Learn Lecture Series:

"LUNCH & LEARN" Lecture Series

Wildlife Ophthalmology
September 21, 2018 12:30-2:00pm (Lecture from 1pm-2pm)