Welcome to Legacy Eye Care


Legacy Eye Care is a premier eye care facility conveniently located in Chester, VA,  Colonial Heights, VA, Petersburg, VA and South Hill, VA. Legacy Eye Care is dedicated to providing excellence in patient care, clinical education, and patient services. 

Legacy Eye Care is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Virginia area come to Legacy Eye Care because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. optometrists and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Legacy Eye Care, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Legacy Eye Care, we offer vision financing options and 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 the Legacy Eye Care staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Petersburg area. Our Colonial Heights, South Hill, Petersburg, and Chester location optometrists offer the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our office.

At Legacy Eye Care, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us or schedule an appointment today online.


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(804) 861-2020 in Petersburg, VA, - Dr. Foster & Dr. Murtaza 
(804) 520-4390 in Colonial Heights VA  - Dr. Nwaohuocha (D. N)
(434) 447-2799 in South Hill, VA Dr. Foster
(804) 920-0134 in Chester, VA Dr. Murtaza


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Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Robert J. Foster
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    Dr. Robert J Foster has found success in many areas of life. He would tell you that his greatest success is his family. He is married and has 3 children. He was raised in Warrenton, North Carolina by his great -aunt and uncle. They gave him the desire to become a Doctor. He served his Church as a Full time Missionary at his own expense in Arcadia California, learning a little Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.

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  • Dr.
    Kuloosom Murtaza

    Dr. Murtaza has been practicing in the Richmond area for over 20 years. She brings vast experience and expertise in Contact Lens fitting, Pediatric Eye care and Diabetic Eye Care to Legacy. She sees patients in the Petersburg office and in Chester. 

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  • Dr.
    Ugonma C. Nwaohuocha

    Ugonma Nwaohuocha originally hails from Igbo land of Nigeria at the young age of twelve and considers the Bronx, New York her home town. Born into a Christian family of seven children, Dr. Nwaohuocha grew up knowing the meaning of love and dedication first hand. She is very devoted to her family, friends, loved ones and community in general.


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Locations

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Petersburg Location - Dr. Foster & Dr. Murtaza

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Colonial Heights Office - Dr. Nwaohuocha (D. N)

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

2nd and 4th Fridays

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

1st and 3rd Saturdays

Sunday:

Closed

South Hill Location - Dr. Foster

Monday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Chester Location - Dr. Murtaza

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

11:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Featured Articles

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

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  • Laser Cataract Surgery

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  • Cataract Surgery

    With cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes the cataract-diseased lens of your eye. The ophthalmologist then replaces your natural lens with an artificial one. The Procedure This outpatient procedure is generally safe and takes less than an hour. Your ophthalmologist will dilate your pupil ...

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  • Peripheral Vision Loss

    Normal sight includes central vision (the field of view straight ahead) and peripheral vision (the field of view outside the circle of central vision). The inability to see within a normal range of view often indicates peripheral vision loss. In severe cases of peripheral vision loss, individuals only ...

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  • Presbyopia

    As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and its surrounding muscles, your lens will become stiff. This makes it harder to see close objects clearly because the eyes can't focus properly. It's a natural part of ...

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  • Patches

    Eye patches are used to strengthen muscle control in weak eyes. By placing a patch over the strong eye, the weaker eye is forced to do the heavy lifting. While it may be uncomfortable for the patient at first, the muscle controlling the weaker eye will become tougher and more resilient. This will allow ...

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  • How to Transition Into Different Lighted Situations

    Does it take a little while for your eyes to adjust to the dark? Try a few of these tips. ...

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Love this place. Took me without an appointment. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable."
    Patricia B.