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Look good, see good, feel good.


Our mission is to provide quality eyecare and eyewear services in the uptown Charlotte Market in a warm, caring, state of the art environment.  Your eyes are for life, and so should your eye care.  We take the time to get to know your eye care history and health.  Our holistic approach to eye care ensures that you get the best possible care, advice and options for your vision needs.

  • We are hosting our seventh annual DAY OF SERVICE for people in Charlotte & Mecklenburg who have NO insurance. While we have been doing free eye care for people throughout the world for many, many years, we realized that there are people right here in Charlotte/Mecklenburg who work, but cannot afford insurance.
  • Our Charlotte optometrist accepts a wide range of medical and vision insurance plans to help you cover your eye care and eyewear costs.
  • What our patients at Advantage Vision Center think
  • VSP interviews Dr. Newsome about her career and becoming the first African-American woman to open an Optometry practice in North Carolina
  • Doctor Newsome says children should have their eyes examined by the time they’re three and then again before they start school.
  • See America is Allergan’s initiative in the fight against preventable blindness in America. The award-winning hip-hop singer Common urges all American to “Stand in the way of darkness.”
  • In celebration of Black History Month, the American Academy of Optometry is featuring Dr. Paula Newsome