Optometry Services can help you with annual eye examinations, vision correction, treatment of eye disorders, contact lens fittings, and choosing the right eyewear for your specific prescription and needs!

Call us at (212) 443-1260 for any eye-related questions or concerns.  


  • Routine eye exams, including refractions for vision correction with dilation (examination of retina)
  • Medical eye exams to diagnose and treat eye disorders, such as styes, conjuctivitis, and ocular pressure. 
  • Contact lens evaluation exams for existing contact lens wearers
  • New contact lens fittings available after routine eye exam is completed

Glasses and Contact Lenses

We also offer contact lenses and a large selection of eyeglasses and sunglasses, including many designer frames, for purchase. We can assist you in choosing the right eyewear for your specific prescription and needs.

If you already have a prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses from another provider, you can bring in your prescription or send it to us in advance to have it filled.

  • Fax your prescription to (212) 443-1261;
  • Or log in to the SHC Portal, click Messages, and select Optometry Rx Upload. Click Add attachment to upload your prescription.

Exam Frequency

  • Routine eye exams are recommended every two years if you are not experiencing any changes in vision and do not have a history of chronic illness that affects the eyes.
  • Contact lens exams are recommended each year, unless stated otherwise on your prescription.

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment, please call (212) 443-1260. Online appointment scheduling through the SHC Portal is not available for Optometry Services.

Emergencies and After Hours Care

If you have an urgent eye condition that requires immediate care, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai’s team of specialists is available 24/7, 365 days a year.