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Your Optometrist in Floyd, VA.

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Dr. Blake Mitnick has been in Floyd for 14 years and has been practicing optometry for over 35 years. Dr. Mitnick’s formal education includes a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Maryland, where he graduated with Honors. After serving in the Armed Forces as a Captain in the Army, Dr. Mitnick obtained his Optometric Doctor degree from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. In 1994 he received his therapeutics license from the University of Houston College of Optometry. Since then, for 24 years he has been treating diseases like glaucoma, eye infections, dry eyes and many more. Dr. Mitnick treats all his patients thoroughly and enjoys being able to provide quality eye care services to the community.

Commonwealth Eye Center is a full service eye and vision care provider and will take both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Floyd area come to Commonwealth Eye Center because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Mitnick and Delores, the office manager, are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Commonwealth Eye Center, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patient's questions. Additionally, at Commonwealth Eye Center, we will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Mitnick and the Commonwealth Eye Center staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Floyd area. Our Floyd optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing and treatment, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Floyd office at (540) 745 8733.

At Commonwealth Eye Center, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Call us at (540) 745 8733 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Blake Mitnick
Floyd Optometrist | Commonwealth Eye Center | (540) 745 8733

211 West Main Street
Floyd, VA 24091


Care You Can Count On

Local
Keeping our dollars in Floyd and supporting local business helps the Floyd County economy and saves you time and travel dollars.

High Quality
Modern equipment and quality service by an experience professional.

Trusted
Practiced for over 30 years and in Floyd since 2004, with thousands of happy patients here in Floyd.

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Floyd Office

Monday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Emergencies only

Sunday:

Emergencies only

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