Tel: (510) 643-2020

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 Opticianry 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 expertise 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

A routine 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

Emergency Eyecare

Due to COVID-19 please call to schedule a same-day appointment for emergency eyecare. We cannot accept drop-ins at this time.

An emergency exam is indicated for...

  • Painful, red eye(s)
  • Injury to your eye(s)
  • Sudden 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

Office Hours

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
10 am-4 pm

Tel: (510) 643-2020
Appointments are required. The glasses dispensary is closed at this time, but our Minor Hall Eye Wear Center is open by appointment only Mondays through Saturdays.

If you have questions when we are closed, please call the Minor Hall Clinic at (510) 642-2020.
**Saturday 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

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

During COVID-19

  • Patients must enter through the Durant Ave. entrance.
  • On the day of your appointment, please fill out the Symptom Survey and be prepared to show the email you are sent at the door. 
  • Masks are required at all times while on campus and during your exam.
  • You will have your temperature taken before entering the building.
  • If you have symptoms or do not pass the temperature screening, please call us to reschedule your appointment.

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