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Vision Care

Aetna Vision℠ Discount Program

Aetna Vision discount benefits are available only to students enrolled in the Gold or Platinum levels of the Student Medical Insurance Plans.

The Aetna Vision Discount Program offers a discount on optics (prescription and non-prescription), including designer frames and name-brand contact lenses at many nationwide locations. Coverage provides access to discounted prices for many eye care products, including sunglasses, contact lenses, non-prescription sunglasses, contact lens solutions and other eye care accessories. In addition, you can receive up to a 15% discount on LASIK surgery (the laser vision correction procedure). A listing of participating providers is available through the "DocFind©"feature at

The Aetna Vision providers closest to Teachers College, Columbia University are:

Columbia Opticians, Inc.
1246 Amsterdam Avenue (at 121st Street)

The Spec Shop
2868 Broadway (between 111th and 112th Streets)

Lens Crafters

2770 Broadway (between 106th and 107th Streets)
(212) 678-0530

Other Locations?
Call 1-800-793-8616
Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm