Robert Foster, OD, brings dedication and compassion for eye care as the director of Legacy Eye Care in South Hill, Virginia. Dr. Foster started Legacy Eye Care to offer affordable eye care, and he works hard to deliver outstanding patient care by investing in state-of-the-art technology and the best care practices.
At Legacy Eye Care, he specializes in contact lenses, vision therapy, the Dynamic Reader program for children reading below grade level, and geriatric eye care.
Dr. Foster began his studies at Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho before receiving his bachelor’s of science in psychology (with an emphasis in organizational management).
Following his degree, Dr. Foster went on to complete his optometry education at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.
He was also passionate about continuing eye care education, taking part in internship programs for special areas of eye care, including ocular disease at Fayetteville VA Medical Center, corneal disease at Eye Care Associates and the Triangle Eye Institute in Raleigh, North Carolina, as well as pediatric eye care, low vision, retinal disease and primary care at Salus University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
In addition, Dr. Foster received additional training in contact lenses and corneal disease at the Contact Lens Institute in Raleigh, North Carolina.
When he’s not helping patients achieve optimal eye health, Dr. Foster enjoys spending quality time with his wonderful wife and their three children, serving as a missionary at his local church, and learning Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.