Clinic Updates

Clinic Hours Adjusted on Friday, Feb. 7: Our Clinic doors will open at 10:00 AM on Friday, 2/7/2020. Our clinic hours will be different from normal due to staff in service. For concerns or the most up-to-date information, please don't hesitate to give us a call at 510-642-2020. Posted 1/6/2020

New Check-In Kiosks & Mobile Pre-Check- The University Eye Center is proud to announce the launch of our new check-in kiosks starting Tuesday, August 7th. When you arrive at the clinic, please follow the signs past the front desk to the check-in line on the far side of the lobby. This is where our new check-in kiosks are located and where you will check-in for your exam. Our staff will be standing by to assist you if you have any questions about the check-in process. Have your driver’s license and insurance card available and ready for scanning when you check-in.

Our clinic has now launched Mobile Pre-Check starting 9/18/2018. This new mobile check-in works in conjunction with our kiosks and allows you to complete 75% of the registration/check-in process prior to arriving for your appointment simply by using your home computer, tablet or mobile device. Visit our Updates Page for more information.  Posted 09/17/2018

Tang Eye Center

The Tang Eye Center provides a wide variety of services to meet your visual and ocular health needs. The clinical staff includes two U.C. Berkeley School of Optometry graduates and residency trained doctors of optometry, senior and junior optometry interns, post-graduate optometry residents, and an American Board of Opticianary Certified optician.

The Clinic is a large modern facility, equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic instruments. There is a wide selection of reasonably priced frames and contact lenses available. With the same quality service and experise found at the Meredith W. Morgan Eye Center at Minor Hall, the Tang Eye Center operates right in the heart of the University Health Services Tang Center.

Eyecare Services

Comprehensive Eye Exams
Contact Lens Services

Emergency Eyecare

An exam is indicated for...

  • Blurry vision
  • Trouble seeing at night
  • Trouble seeing the lecture board
  • Eyestrain with reading
  • Eyestrain with computer use
  • Double vision
  • Eye turns: "cross-eyed"
  • Itchy, gritty, burning sensation
  • Dry eyes
  • Problems with glare
  • Systemic illness such as high blood pressure or diabetes
  • If you have never had an exam before

Ocular Emergencies

  • Painful, red eye(s)
  • Injury to your eye(s)
  • Loss or reduction of vision
  • Sudden increase in light sensitivity
  • Flashes of light
  • A dramatic increase in floaters
  • A dark curtain/veil over your field of vision

How to Contact Us

The Tang Eye Center is located on the 3rd floor of the UHS Tang Center at 2222 Bancroft Way between Ellsworth St. and Fulton St. It is a short walk away from the downtown Berkeley BART.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
*The Tang Center is closed Saturday & Sunday.
**Weekend appointments are available at Minor Hall Addition.


Tang Eye Center
3rd Floor, Optometry Clinic
2222 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94720-4300
Tel: (510) 643-2020

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Use of any space reserved for Optometry Patient parking requires a fee. For more detail information on your parking options, please visit our parking page by clicking on the More Information button below. More Information...



Clinic Lobby

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:30am - 3:30pm

Eyewear Optical Center

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:30am - 3:30pm
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