Eye Exam
Eye Exam

Affordable Eye Exams for your Vision Health

Many people don’t realize the importance of routine eye care. However, regular eye exams are recommended at every age to assess visual sharpness and even detect certain health risks. Here at My Eyelab, we take your eye health seriously. That’s why we make it easy to get a same day eye exam, when you need it.

Scheduling Your Eye Exam

The eye exam includes a full vision health check and prescription by our independent licensed eye doctors. Whether you wear eyeglasses or contacts, we offer affordable same day eye exams for both.

How much does an eye exam cost?

  • Eyeglasses

    • The average price of an eye exam is $45 without insurance. Prices vary by state. 

    • Your eye exam is 100% free with our Buy 1 Get 1 FREE in-store promotion. This means there is no cost for your eye exam when you purchase 2 pairs of glasses.

  • Contact Lenses

    • The average price for a contact lens exam is $89 without insurance, and it includes your eyeglasses prescription.

    • A FREE trial pair of contacts is included with your exam.

How do I schedule, reschedule, or cancel an appointment?

  • Schedule New Appointment

You can schedule an appointment three different ways:

  1. Online, click here to schedule

  2. Phone: 888-452-1220

  3. In-store, just walk-in. No appointment needed.

  • Reschedule/Modify my Current Appointment

To change your appointment, log in to My Account and click on the Modify button next to your current appointment. You can also modify your eye exam appointment via phone (888-452-1220) or in-store.

  • Cancel my Appointment

If you need to cancel your eye exam altogether, log in to My Account and click on the Cancel button next to the appointment, and confirm the cancellation. You can also cancel via phone (888-452-1220).

How can I access my personal information?

You can set up your account online in just 2 minutes. Once you log in on My Account, you will have full access to all your information, such as your contact details, appointments, order history and digital receipts, medical history, and your prescription. Click here to access My Account now.

What are the age limits for an eye exam?

We offer eye exams to patients from ages 6 through 80*.
*Varies by location, see store for details.

Do you take walk-ins?

Yes! Get an eye exam any time in our stores without a prior appointment. Glasses break, your contacts expire, one day you start seeing blurry. Things happen and perfect vision can’t wait. That’s why we offer walk-in eye exams. You can find your nearest store now.

Do you accept insurance?

Yes, we accept vision insurance, FSA, HSA and CareCredit. For a full list, click here.

What to Bring with You

  • Your current eyewear (glasses or contacts)

  • Your latest prescription

  • If you have insurance, please bring your card. Read more about the insurance plans accepted at MyEyelab

  • We require wearing a Covid-19 safety mask in-store

SAVE TIME: For a faster experience in-store, please fill out your Medical History intake form on MyAccount before your eye exam visit

Getting Your Eye Exam at My Eyelab

The eye exam process includes a thorough evaluation of your visual health. Whether you wear eyeglasses or contacts, we offer eye exams for both.

1. Patient Medical History

You can fill out your patient optical and medical history in-store on our digital tablet or in the comfort of your home by creating your online account. Filling it out at home only takes about 15 minutes and speeds up the process in-store. Click here to log in or create My Account.

2. Pre-Screening Tests

Our technician will guide you through five screening tests to better understand your visual health. The complete eye exam will also look for early signs of serious eye diseases like glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and cataracts.

Below are the 5 Pre-Screening Tests included in your exam:

  • Autorefraction

  • Keratometry

  • Tonometry

  • Retinal Evaluation

  • Visual Fields

After administering the tests, you will be guided to a private and sanitized room to test your prescription with an Acuities & Refraction Exam. This exam is performed virtually through our telehealth technology.

3. Slit Lamp Examination

This assessment is also performed by our technician, as required. It’s goal is to evaluate the health of the front of the eye where cataracts and dry eye syndrome can develop. 

4. Final Review & Prescription

An independent licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist (MD) will evaluate your test results in order to create your vision assessment and write your new prescription.