Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

1-What are your hours for eye exams?

Answer
Queens Eye Center is open from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. General eye exams are performed during all these hours. However, patients with specific needs may be asked to make an appointment during the time when a particular specialist is here to help.

2-Do your doctors perform LASIK procedures?

Answer
We do not perform LASIK procedures at the Eye Center. If you are a candidate for LASIK, we will refer you to an experienced board certified LASIK specialist.

Billing

1-What insurances do you take?

Answer
Queens Eye Center participates with most major insurance companies and government plans. As the list is always being modified, you may wish to verify your coverage by calling the center.

The List below is updated regularly. If you have questions about insurance that are not answered by this list, please call us at: (718) 661-8810

AEtna
Affinity
Americhoice
CarePlus
Cigna
Elderplan
Empire BCBS
GHI
HIP
HealthPlus
MagnaCare
Medicare
Medicaid
Multiplan
NYPCHP
Oxford

2-Can I get glasses at the Eye Center?

Answer
For patients who have certain types of insurance, glasses can be provided as a part of the refraction service. For others, prescriptions will be provided to outside opticians.

3-Are exams for glasses covered?

Answer
Each insurance company has a different policy regarding eyeglasses. Most insurance carriers will cover a comprehensive eye examination but many do not actually pay for the glasses if it is deemed that you require glasses.

4-Should I bring my insurance card to my visit?

Answer
Always bring your insurance card to your visit, even if it is not your first visit with us. It is also a good idea to find out ahead of time if you will need a referral from your primary care doctor.

5-Do you accept Medicaid patients?

Answer
The center will accept certain types of HMO medicaid plans that are affiliated with the main hospital. Please refer to the insurance information on our web site or call for confirmation.

6-Does the Eye Center accept Medicare?

Answer
Yes, we accept Medicare.

 
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