Our Services

  • Family Eye Care

  • Contact Lenses

  • Sunglasses

  • Eye Glasses

  • Macular Degeneration

  • Glaucoma

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

  • Retinal Detachment

  • Flashes and Floaters

  • Cataract Surgery

  • Cataract Evaluation


Our Board Certified Eye Doctors are pleased to offer you vision care in a state of the clinic.  Our services range from cataract and laser surgery to contact lens fittings.  We welcome patients of any age to experience eye care from a well- trained and caring staff in a patient centered environment.

At the Eye Center you will receive individual attention.   A complete eye exam will include assessment of refractive error, determination of intraocular pressure that serves as a glaucoma screening, and ocular anatomy examination of the anterior and posterior segment.  Because your eye are important to us, we will give you the best.

Eye Exam at The Eye Center Greenbrier Valley

Technology, Testing & Evaluation

The Eye Center of Greenbrier Valley utilizes state of the art technological instruments to offer you the finest comprehensive eye care available. Many eye conditions, such as glaucoma or macular degeneration, are most thoroughly evaluated with digital testing that provides the highest possible sensitivity. When a physician determines that further testing is needed, those services are frequently offered the same day.

Complete Care In Our Office

  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) utilizes a non-contact scanning laser that is able to microscopically evaluate the optic nerve head and the macula. OCT images aid in identification and determining progression of glaucoma. Retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness analysis is important in assessing the damage from early glaucoma, as the RNFL has been shown to become thinner before other changes from glaucoma become evident. Macular edema, swelling of the central vision area, from diabetes or other eye conditions is also easily identified with the OCT. 
  • Anterior and Posterior Segment Photography is useful for the documentation of many eye conditions for later comparison. The camera has infrared imaging capabilities that provide better visualization of subretinal structures, such as choroidal nevi or new choroidal blood vessel growth. 
  • Cornea Topography aids in the identification of various corneal diseases, including keratoconus. The topographer measures the contour of the cornea using a scanning laser. 
  •  Pachymetry is used to measure the thickness of the cornea, which is an important factor for individuals who are considered glaucoma suspects, or that have been diagnosed with glaucoma. 
  • Visual Field Testing is also an important testing method used in those individuals who are considered glaucoma suspects or that have been diagnosed with glaucoma. The visual field test can also identify lesions behind the eye that may affect the brain. 
  • We use an Argon Laser which treats Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Holes, Retinal Detachments, and Glaucoma.
  • We also use a YAG Laser in the treatment of posterior capsular opacification (secondary cataracts) and the lysis of adhesions in the eye.

Our Doctors

Philip N. Light, MD

Philip N. Light, M.D., founder of The Eye Center of Greenbrier Valley, Inc. is the only Board Certified ophthalmologist in the Greenbrier Valley. Dr. Light successfully completed board recertification by The American Board of Ophthalmology in September 2016. The demanding re-certification process must be completed every 10 years. Dr. Light was originally Board certified in 1995 after completing a residency in Ophthalmology at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.

Dr. Light graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia and completed his 4 year Ophthalmology residency in Washington, D.C. He has staff privileges and performs surgery at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center. Dr. Light first introduced LASER eye surgery to the Greenbrier Valley and today at the Eye Center, Dr. Light continues to provide quality care to patients of all ages, including modern treatment for cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, and family eye care.

Dr. Light resides in Lewisburg with his wife, Tabatha, and their three children, Page, Jack and Caroline. He also coaches soccer at Eastern Greenbrier Middle School.

Krista Adams, OD

Dr. Krista Adams is a 2003 honors graduate of Marshall University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Chemistry. She attended the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia where she earned her doctorate in 2007.

A native to Greenbrier County, Dr. Adams returned to West Virginia and began working with The Eye Center immediately following graduation. Dr. Adams is an active member of WVAOP, currently serving as Area Director and Executive Board member.

In 2015, she was awarded the WV young optometrist of the year. This honor is given to a doctor of optometry who has been in practice less than ten years and has shown leadership in the areas of service to optometry, service to the visual welfare of the public and who has demonstrated a commitment to public service. 

She is also a founding board member of her church and enjoys singing in the church's praise band. Dr. Adams resides in the Greenbrier Valley with her husband, Mark, and their two children, Grayson and Sidney.

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Friday: 8-noon

Other hours, by appointment.