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UCSB GHI Vision Benefits

The UCSB Eye Care Center

Center is staffed with full-time optometrists and optometric assistants providing comprehensive primary eye care.

To schedule an appointment call (805) 893-3170.

Located at Student Health down the green hallway off the main lobby.

Besides comprehensive and emergency eye exams, UCSB Eye Care Center also performs special testing for:

  • corneal abrasions,
  • topography and health assessment
  • increased floaters
  • foreign body removal from eye
  • visual field testing

Hours are Monday - Friday, from 8:00AM to 4:30PM.

Aetna Vision Preferred

2017 - 2018 Aetna Vision Preferred Benefits Summary

Under the UCSB GHI Aetna Vision Preferred insurance plan you will generally save when you visit a participating provider.

For laser vision correction providers, please call 1-800-422-6600.

If your vision coverage is part of your Aetna medical benefit plan, you may have access to additional providers. Please visit select your medical plan and choose either Ophthalmology or Optometry as the Provider specialty.

Eye exams are available by Independent Doctors of Optometry at or next to LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, Sears Optical and Target Optical in most states. Doctors in some states are employed by the location.

California - Optometrists are not employed by LensCrafters, Sears Optical and Target Optical, which do not provide eye exams. For LensCrafters, eye exams are available from optometrists employed by EYEEXAM of California, a licensed vision health care service plan. For Sears Optical and Target Optical, eye exams are available from self-employed doctors who lease space inside the store.

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