Augie Optical Dispensary
The UCSF Augie Optical Dispensary is conveniently located inside the Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building on our Mission Bay campus. We are a one-stop shop for patients who need eyeglasses, prescription sunglasses, contact lenses, protective eyewear or accessories. We carry frames for people of all ages, from infants to adults, with an emphasis on pediatrics, so parents will find a large selection to meet their children's needs.
We welcome self-pay patients as well as those with VSP insurance. Outside prescriptions are welcome.
Eye exams are not offered at the Augie Optical Dispensary. To schedule an eye exam, call (415) 353-2800 for an appointment with a UCSF optometrist or ophthalmologist.
We carry the following eyeglass brands:
- Calvin Klein
- Marchon NYC
- Nike Flexon
- OP (Ocean Pacific)
- Otis & Piper
- Ray-Ban Junior
- Rec Specs
- Tomato Glasses
We offer a variety of high-quality lenses, treatments and coatings, including:
- Crizal Avancé
- Crizal Prevencia
- Crizal Sapphire
- High Index 1.60 to 1.74
- Recharge Ex3
- Super Hi Vision Ex3
- Transitions XTRActive
Make a Donation
If you or someone you know would like to contribute to the Augie Fund, please visit thatmanmaysee.org/the-augie-fund. The Augie Fund is dedicated to helping children see, learn and smile by providing glasses to underserved families in the Bay Area. Since the fund began, it has provided more than 600 pairs of glasses to children, whose eyesight is critical to brain development and learning. Your donation is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].
We are now seeing patients by appointment only – no walk-ins. This enables us to take extra safety precautions, such as thoroughly cleaning and disinfecting the clinic between patients. To view our eyeglasses collection or purchase eyewear, please call (415) 502-2066 and schedule an appointment.
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What to Bring
- Insurance information or card
- Eyeglass and/or contact lens prescription
- Recent test results related to your condition
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
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