Latest News Dr. Gerald Neidigh Joins Conexus Board of Directors By Staff Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:21 AM RICHMOND, Va.—Conexus for Children’s Vision, a charity based here that delivers comprehensive vision programs to thousands of students across the Commonwealth of Virginia, has elected Gerald Neidigh, OD, to a three-year term on its board of directors. Dr. Neidigh, president of Grove Eye Care with offices in Richmond and Midlothian, graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1994 with a degree in Natural Science. Neidigh went on to receive a degree in Visual Science in 1996 and a Doctor of Optometry degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1998. Neidigh is a past president of the Richmond Optometric Society and the Virginia Optometric Association. He was the 2004 recipient of the Virginia Optometric Association’s Young Optometrist of the Year award and was recently recognized as the 2015 Optometrist of the Year. He is currently chair of the American Optometric Association Industry Relations Committee, chair of the Virginia Optometric Association Industry Relations Committee, legislative chair of the Virginia Optometric Association, and a Trustee with Virginia Optometric Association. Dr. Neidigh’s areas of focus include specialty contact lenses, dry eye therapy, and ocular disease.