Ophthalmology and Optometry

Contact and Hours






Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Appointment Information

You can book appointments up to 12 months in advance.


The Ophthalmology/Optometry Department provides comprehensive care and management of all eye problems. The department performs routine eye exams as well as exams for eyeglass prescriptions.

Please note:

  • The department does not measure, fit, or evaluate for contact lenses.
  • Neither contact lenses nor eyeglasses are covered by any Yale Health insurance.
  • You should remove your contact lenses prior to your appointment and bring your eyeglasses with you. 
  • Your eyes may be dilated during the exam and may remain blurry or sensitive to light for up to a few hours.

Note: As of December 31, 2019, Medicare retirees will no longer be eligible to receive eye care services at the Yale Health Center.

Students who have waived Yale Health Hospitalization/Specialty Care coverage need to seek services from providers who accept their insurance. They cannot be seen at Yale Health Ophthalmology and Optometry.

Our Staff


Ophthalmic Assistants

  • Tylynn Cruz, COA

  • Genovaite Kaminskas, COA

  • Ann Leone, COT

  • Charisse Cenabre, COA

  • LisaMarie Santos, COA