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We’re Vision Plus Development and Rehab, a group that loves to learn, share, and help.

Hi! We are Dr. John Dovie and Dr. Adrianna Hempelmann, two optometrists with a passion for helping people see and function their best – putting smiles on faces through their eyes! We focus on functional vision, development, and rehabilitation.  With the team we’ve gathered around us, we’re excited to help our clients and patients excel. Good results come from experience, passion, and good relationships. We’re excited to share our passion and experience to help you on your journey.

Dr. Adrianna Hempelmann O.D.

Dr. Hempelmann is now seeing patients, with a focus on pediatrics (17 and under), patients with binocular vision disorders (eye turns, lazy eye, etc) of any age, and is helping oversee the vision development and rehab clinic at Blacksburg Eye....

Dr. John Dovie O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Dovie is a therapeutic certified optometrist (optometric physician) who has been practicing since 2004. Dr. Dovie is a cum laude graduate from Virginia Tech (1999 major in biology, minor in chemistry). He married his high school sweetheart after graduation...

VDR Staff


VDR Therapy Assistant
Maci grew up in Wytheville, Virginia and graduated Radford University with a BS in Sports Medicine. She has been involved with patient care for a long time, specifically eye care since 2013. She joined Blacksburg Eye in 2017 as a patient care technician, with an interest in vision development and...


VDR Therapy Assistant
Seth is a native of Salem, Virginia, and a 2016 graduate of Virginia Tech, where he was an accomplished student athlete. He succeeded in navigating the balance of studying human development while playing Division-1 football under the coaching of Bud Foster, Frank Beamer, and Justin Fuente. Seth joined our team...


VDR Therapy Coordinator
Ashley grew up in Riner and is a 2011 graduate of Radford University with a BS degree in Anthropological Science. She has been working in direct patient care since 2013, and has had a focus (see what we did there?) on vision and learning issues since 2015. Ashley leads our...