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Our Eye Doctors

Our Charleston eye care team specializes in understanding how the human eye really works, as well as diseases and conditions that affect your vision - many of which do not have obvious symptoms. Eye doctors know how age and risk factors affect vision over time for young and old, and they understand the benefits and features of corrective lenses including eyeglasses and contacts.

Our optometrists take the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision problems.

Meet our Charleston eye doctors:

Dr. William H. Bellamy O.D.

Dr. William H. Bellamy O.D.

Dr. Bellamy is a native of Southwest Virginia who received his medical training and doctorate degree from the Kentucky College of Optometry. He has provided patient care across Appalachia during his training from specialty vision clinics in rural eastern KY to disease management at the VA medical center in Salem, VA. Joining our practice in 2021, he specializes in primary ocular management, soft contact lens fittings, diabetic eye care, macular degeneration, cataracts, and dry eye disease. Dr. Bellamy also has a passion for patient education and designer eyewear .

Outside the office he enjoys the gym, keeping up with the latest in technology (optometric and otherwise), reading, and trying new food.

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Dr. Walter S. Ramsey

Dr. Ramsey received his undergraduate education from West Virginia Tech. and his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He has been in practice in Charleston, West Virginia for over 30 years. Dr. Ramsey built the current Ramsey EyeCare building in 2000. He has been published in many of the major Optometric journals and has been a speaker at eye care symposiums all over the world. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (F.A.A.O.)and also acts as a consultant for several of the major ophthalmic products companies.

He is married to his wife Kim and has three children, Seth, Hilary, and Brandon. He is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fishing and spending time with his two Labradors.