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Primary Eyecare Associates

Your Burke Optometrists


Primary Eyecare Associates is a full scale and comprehensive optometric practice conveniently located on Burke Road, in Burke, Virginia. Here we strive to provide the finest in eye and vision health. We pride ourselves in the care we provide to all our patients and strive every day to exceed each patient's expectations. We understand that you have a choice when it comes to your eyecare, so we aim to provide the best comprehensive eye exams, personalized care, and a great selection of glasses and contact lenses.

Dr. Seema Nechel and Dr. Lori Butler are both seasoned and skilled optometrist who have each been practicing in Northern Virginia for over 25 years.

The doctors and eye care team at Primary Eyecare Associates welcome you to join our patient family. Our entire staff, along with Dr. Nechel and Dr.Butler, is dedicated to providing our patients with exceptional personalized eye health care. With over 50 years of collective experience, we proudly welcome the opportunity to serve you and your family in all your eye care needs. Please give our practice a call at (703) 272-7880 or email us at primaryeyecare@pecavision.com to make an appointment for quality vision and eye health care and meet our staff.

We proudly provide eye care and eyewear needs for all ages including:

  • Comprehensive Visual and Eye Health Evaluation
  • Conventional and Specialty Contacts Lens Fitting, including keratoconus
  • Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Diseases: Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye), Styes, Infections, Red Eye, Dry Eye, Demodex, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Cataract and more
  • Chromagen – – Life Changing Lens Technology for Reading Problems, Dyslexia, and Color Blindness
  • Optos Retinal Imaging – Captures 80% of the Retina (the back of the eye that is responsible for visual recognition) in one panoramic image.

The entire team at Primary Eyecare Associates prides ourselves on our personalized care that we offer to our patients as well as the strong level of compassion that we bring to all of our treatments. Personalized and effective care is our aim, and we strive every day to exceed our patient's expectations.


We Enjoy Serving The Entire Northern Virginia Area

Annandale • Burke • Fairfax • Fairfax Lakes • Fair Oaks Fairfax Station • Lorton • Woodbridge • Springfield


Dr. Seema Nechel/Dr. Lori Butler

Burke Optometrists | Primary Eyecare Associates |

703-272-7880

9530-A Burke Rd

Burke, VA 22015


Meet The Doctors

  • Dr.
    Seema Nechel
    Burke Optometrist
    Dr. Seema Nechel is a true local. She grew up in Northern Virginia and has been in the area since 1973. She graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Bachelor of Science.

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  • Dr.
    Lori Butler
    Optometrist

    Dr. Lori Butler graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Dakota with a B.S. in Biology. She earned her doctorate degree from The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She then completed an optometric residency at Capital Eye Consultants, a secondary eye care referral center in Fairfax, Virginia, sponsored by the New England College of Optometry. Northern Virginia has been her home since 1994. When she isn’t working, she enjoys traveling, hiking, biking, playing piano, and spending time with her family and friends. Dr. Butler has extensive experience in fitting contact lenses and looks forward to helping you and your family with all your eye care needs.

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Primary Eyecare Associates

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed