About Us

Our entire Chesapeake optometry staff is committed to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of each and every patient. We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointment times that meet your needs. Our knowledgeable staff at Great Bridge Eye Care will work with you to help you understand your vision insurance coverage and provide financial alternatives to ensure you get the best vision care possible.

Our Optometrists

Lindsey Vernillo, O.D.

Dr. Vernillo graduated from Hickory High School in Chesapeake, VA. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University in 2006. She is a Doctor of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University, with honors (Beta Sigma Kappa).

She is a Member of the American Optometric Association, the Virginia Optometric Association, and the Tidewater Optometric Society.

Dr. Vernillo is an InfantSEE provider.

Dr. Vernillo enjoys spending her time outside at the beach with her two children.

William C. Holcomb, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Dr. Holcomb is a native of Virginia Beach and has practiced in Great Bridge since 1979. He graduated from the New England College of Optometry and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

He is quite active in the Virginia Optometric Association, the Vision Service Plan advisory board and the American Academy of Optometry. He is also a member of the Tidewater Optometric Society and is an InfantSEE provider.

Dr. Holcomb is married, has four children and three grandchildren.

In his free time Dr. Holcomb runs marathons, goes fishing, and mentors the Boy Scouts of America.


Mary Chandler, O.D.

Dr. Chandler was born and raised in a small town north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She studied Natural Sciences at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and completed her doctorate degree at Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She is joining Great Bridge Eye Care after working in a private practice in Northern Virginia. She enjoys baking, traveling, and spending time outdoors with her husband and son.