Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Optical Shop
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Whether you need a routine vision test or more specialized care, the UC Irvine Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Optical Shop (located on campus) is here for you and all of your eye care needs.
When you visit our shop, situated on the first floor of the UC Irvine Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, you can rest assured that you are in good hands. Our optometrists give your eyes a thorough examination and treat any vision problems you may be experiencing.
work with you to select frames that fit and flatter your face.
They also help you find the type of contact lenses that
work best for you.
If you have underlying medical conditions that
affect your vision, we have board-certified, world-renowned ophthalmologists
able to treat eye problems ranging from mild myopia to rare ocular
and retinal disorders.
To make an appointment, call 949-824-7690
For specific questions, email us at email@example.com
The hours of operation are Monday-Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm.
General eye exam appointments
For general eye exams, please arrive
15 minutes prior to your appointment. This allows time for you
to complete your paperwork and pretesting
Your general eye exam will include refraction to
complete an eye glasses prescription and dilation to complete
check. Please bring all of your current glasses.
A regular eye
exam takes about 30 minutes.
Contact lens appointments
For contact lens appointments, please
arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment. Be sure
to wear your contact
lenses to the exam and bring in the parameters of your contact
If you are new to contact lenses, we have a specialist
to help you learn how to handle, clean and care for them.
also train you on insertion and removal.
If you are
a new contact lens patient, your appointment will last approximately
The friendly and caring staff at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Optical Shop is experienced in diagnosing and treating conditions
affecting the eye and vision.
When vision problems are a symptom
of a more serious eye condition, we have some of the world's
best ophthalmologists on site at the
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, with access to the latest diagnostic
Frames and lenses
Prices for a basic pair of frames start as low as $85. When you
order a second pair of glasses, we offer discounts on frame
and lens services.
We carry a wide selection of frames, including all major brands,
in a variety of styles and price ranges to fit your budget.
All eyeglasses come with a two-year warranty, and minor adjustments
and repairs are free.
We accept the following insurance:
o VSP Choice
o VSP Signature
o Aetna Vision Network
o Aetna Vision Network II
o Blue View Vision- Kroger
o Blue View Vision, Anthem Vision Access
o Blue View Vision, Uniview Vision Insight (student’s vision plan through UCSHIP)
o Blue View Vision, Uniview Vision Select
We want you to be happy with your new eyeglasses and frames.
Because your happiness is our top priority, our warranty
program is one
of the best in the business. It includes 100 percent coverage/replacement
for frame and/or lens defects or breakages as outlined
in the full warranty program. Please talk to our optical staff
on the warranties we provide.
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The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Optical Shop offers a full range
of eye and vision care services to address all of your needs.
we offer include:
- Contact lens fitting (soft or hard)
- Co-management of ocular
conditions with ophthalmologist
- Eyeglass fitting
- Eyeglass prescriptions
- Post-op care for cataract surgery
- Pre-op care for cataract surgery
- Referrals for low vision care
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The eye and vision care experts at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Optical Shop treat a wide range of conditions affecting the eyes,
- Diabetic eye problems
- Dry eye
- Eye allergies
- General and acute eye infections and inflammation
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We have a broad selection of eyewear to choose from and we carry
all major brands, including:
- Alain Mikli
- Anne Klein
- Hugo Boss
- Kate Spade
- Miu Miu
- Oliver Peoples
- Tiffany & Co.
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The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute Optical Shop team, comprised of Kathleen Dang, OD, Scott Liegler, OD, Kailey Marshall, OD and Poonam Varsani, OD, is experienced in diagnosing and treating
affecting the eye, testing vision and fitting our patients
Our opticians are Christy Nguyen and Michael Navas, who have years of experience in helping patients find the perfect pair of glasses.
If you have a medical condition, our team of board-certified,
fellowship-trained ophthalmologists at the UC
Irvine Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute is dedicated to providing unmatched, compassionate patient
care for all diseases and disorders of the eye.
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