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Extended Hours (858) 534-3300

Cost of Exams and Products

To make an appointment, or to arrange pickup, call the Optometry Department at (858) 534-2602.


Undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in the Blue View Vision Plan (Anthem) receive significant discounts on exams and products. Those with UC SHIP or RAFT are eligible for discounts only at the UCSD Student Health Services Optometry Clinic.

​​​​Costs for 2020-2021
with Blue View Vision
Routine Eye Exam$10 copay$90
Standard Contact Lens Exam/Fit
Includes 2 f/u within 2 months
$40 copay *

$120 *
Specialty CL Exam/Fit
(Astigmatism <2.25.RGP, EW or Color)
Includes 2 follow-ups within 2 months 
$60 *$140 *
Premium CL Exam/Fit
(Astigmatism >2.25, Multifocal or BiToric RGP)
Includes 2 follow-ups within 2 months 
$80 *$160 *
​Contact Lens Training$35​​$35
​Contact Lens Fitting (> 1 brand)$30​$30​
Medical Office Visit (Levels 2-4)$0 copay$91-131

 * = includes routine eye exam


Late Fee Policy

A fee will be charged to your University account for late arrival after the 10 minute grace period, appointment no-shows, or failure to cancel at least 4 hours before your appointment.

Late arrivals may be charged the late fee if there is insufficient time for the patient to be seen.

  • Exams - $30
  • Follow-Ups - $20
  • CLS Training - $20
  • Dilations - $20
  • Office Visits - $20

Listings of optometry service providers in San Diego County can be found at the UCOP website​​​


High quality designer frames are sold at low student prices. Some of the designer frames we carry include:

  • Calvin Klein
  • Charles Stone
  • Chloe
  • Dolce & Gabbans
  • LaCoste
  • Longchamp
  • MODO
  • Penguin
  • Prada 
  • Ray-Ban
  • Salvatore Ferragamo
  • Scott Harris
  • Tom Ford
  • Toms
  • Tory Burch
  • Trina Turk
  • Versace
  • William Morris
Lens options: Zeiss Smartlife Lenses, Digital Lens Technology, specialty coating, sun lenses and outdoor lenses.