Park Slope Eye
682 Union St Brooklyn NY 11215 +1 347-560-8393

6 Frequently Asked Questions We Receive at Park Slope Eye Hero

6 Frequently Asked Questions We Receive at Park Slope Eye

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A lifetime of clear and healthy eyesight begins with a visit to your trusted, local eye specialist in Brooklyn, NY, Park Slope Eye. That is why, if you are experiencing problems with your vision, set an appointment with us to catch any eye condition and prevent it from worsening. To help you understand what to expect during your appointment, check out our answers to these six frequently asked questions:

When Visiting Park Slope Eye

1. What should I bring with me? You should take all your sunglasses, glasses, or contact lens boxes with you during the visit. Other essentials you should bring with you include driver’s license and any medical or vision insurance card you may have.

2. What are my benefits? This will depend on the details of your coverage. Please come to your appointment knowing these fine points and we will help you review the accepted medical and vision benefits you can qualify to. In addition, kindly verify them to avoid discrepancies, which might result in unexpected bills.

3. When do I get my contacts and glasses? We aim for worry-free service when you visit our eye care clinic in Brooklyn, NY. Contact lenses take up to three business days and glasses take one and a half weeks. We also have same or next day capabilities, which you can check into if you require a rush order.

4. Will I be dilated during the exam? It may not be necessary. We can offer a replacement to puff tests and dilation. In fact, we are one of the few that uses advanced ultra-widefield retinal imaging.

5. What vision plans do you accept? Park Slope Eye accepts both medical and vision plans. They include Aetna, First Health, Medicare, United Healthcare, Cigna, and BlueCross BlueShield for medical. For vision, we provide VSP, Eyemed, and UFT.

6. What happens if I cancel my appointment? If you need to change or cancel your visit, please give us at least a day’s notice to accommodate other waiting patients.

Park Slope Eye is the expert in eye care in Brooklyn, NY, that you can count on for your vision needs. With our high level of care and personalized services, we ensure that your visit remains a smooth and stress-free experience every time. Call us at (347) 380-7070 or fill out this form to schedule your appointment.


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  • Written by Justin Bazan

    Dr. Justin Bazan is a 2004 SUNY College of Optometry graduate. He established Park Slope Eye in 2008 with the goal of providing high quality eyecare and incredible eyewear for the neighborhood. He has a true passion for optometry and stay up to date with the current research and trends. He is active in the profession and holds several leadership positions on the local, state and national levels. Dr. Bazan is a Park Slope local and can often be seen out in the neighborhood so be sure to say Hi next time you see him!

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