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Cost of Exams and Products

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


During academic quarters: Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri: 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.; Thu: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.. We are closed for lunch from 12:00-1:00 p.m. We are also closed on weekends and all University holidays.


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 2019-2020
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)$10 copay$100-200

 * = 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:

  • Crocs
  • Dolce & Gabbans
  • DKNY
  • Fossil
  • Guess
  • Kate Spade
  • LaCoste
  • Prada 
  • Ray-Ban
  • Timberland
  • Toms
  • Tory Burch
  • Versace
  • Zeal Optics

Spectacle lens material options include: aspheric design, thin lens design, anti-reflective coating, photochromic and progressive lenses.