Welcome to the UC San Diego Department of Ophthalmology at the Donald P. and Darlene V. Shiley Eye Center.
The Shiley Eye Center is the only academic institution in the San Diego area with comprehensive programs for the clinical care of patients with eye disorders, cutting edge research on surgical techniques and treatments of eye diseases, education in the field of ophthalmology and innovative outreach to the community.
The Shiley Eye Center is a full service facility that offers basic eye exams from experienced optometrists, the ability to purchase contact lenses and glasses on site, the most advanced diagnostic testing equipment, a sophisticated out patient surgery center, world renowned faculty ophthalmologists and well trained staff - all at one convenient location.
The 91,000 square foot Shiley Eye Center complex consists of the main Shiley facility with the new wing, the Anne F. and Abraham Ratner Children’s Eye Center, the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Retina Center and the Hamilton Glaucoma Center. The Department of Ophthalmology also serves the UCSD Hillcrest Medical Center, the Veterans Hospital on the UCSD campus and the traveling EyeMobile for Children.
UC San Diego Shiley Eye Center Optical Shop Grand Re-Opening Monday, July 16, 2012
The Shiley Eye Center Optical Shop has been remodeled and is now under new ownership. In addition to usual payment arrangements, VSP plans including the CHOICE Plan for UCSD covered employees will be accepted. All UCSD employees can now use their VSP coverage for eyeglasses, frames and/or lenses at the Shiley Eye Center. If you have any questions, please call 858-534-6290.
Hours of operation will be:
Monday - Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 2:00 pm