Martinsville Eyecare Center 1099 Brookdale St. Martinsville, VA 24112

Appointments: (276) 656-2021

About Us

Theresa Bechtel, O.D.

Dr. Bechtel is the founder and owner of Martinsville Eyecare Center. Dr. Bechtel has been providing excellent care in the Martinsville area since 2001.  

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Dr.Bechtel graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Nebraska in 1991 with a B.S. in Mathematics. She lived in Japan for one year teaching Math and then served in the U.S. Air Force as a Lieutenant. She graduated at the top of her class from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Optometry in 2000 where she received the Eskridge Clinical Excellence Award.

Dr. Bechtel serves on the Smart Beginnings and YMCA boards. She enjoys running and spending time with her husband and two  children.


 Dr. Oliver Ali was born in Connecticut and raised in New Mexico. He graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Canada with a BS in Physics.Dr. Ali completed his Optometric education at UAB School of Optometry in Birmingham, AL where he received Eskridge Clinical Excellence award and completed his Ocular Disease Residency at the Salem VAMC in 2010. He continued to provide services for our Veterans at the Salem Veterans hospital until 2017. Dr. Ali First began providing eye care in the Martinsville/Henry county area in 2010. 

He and his wife have two children. He enjoys travelling with his family, running as well as playing and coaching soccer! 

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