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Hi,

This is Kyle K from Member Care. I'm happy to help!

I apologize, but optometrists fall under our Eye Care category which is included in the Health list. Currently, you're enrolled in our Basic membership which only includes access to our Home list.

If you'd like to upgrade your membership to the Plus or Premium plan, we'll be happy to assist you with this search. If interested, give us a call at 1.888.944.5478 and we'll take care of this adjustment. Again, I do apologize for any misunderstanding.
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Optometry reviews in Durham

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This visit was to price lenses - business recommend by ophthalmologist. Not being one of their patients, I was seen by a technician who quoted a price for one set of lenses.
The quote was double what I paid elsewhere (and not one of the discount specialty places either). When asked, the technician indicated they might be able to do better on a second set of lenses. Obviously they were going to make their margin with or without selling the frames or doing the refraction exam.
- Bob J.
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I had always worn contacts, but was getting to the point in life where they weren't working as well as they used to. I'm near-sighted and don't need any correction for reading or working on a computer. I went in for a visit and the doctor offered to let me try some different types of contacts to see if I could keep wearing them. I agreed. We tried three different methods over the next three weeks but none of them worked. On the last attempt, I went to check out and the person that checked me out, which I assumed was the office manager from just observing while I waited on my appointments, charged me for the sample contacts the doctor had just given me. I pointed it out, saying this was a trial that we weren't sure would work, and I had my doubts it would. This was one pair of contacts, not like a 3 months supply. I also mentioned that I had not been charged for samples in the previous visits. She rudely informed me that this was a new policy. I asked her what happened if these didn't work, would I get a refund. She said there would be no refund or credit to my account if they didn't work. I politely informed her that I would not be taking the contacts with me and to give me a total due without the contacts. She seemed a bit surprised, but gave me a total. I paid it. She then asked if I needed to schedule a follow up visit and I said no, neither myself or any of my family members would be back and I left. I also sent a letter to the company explaining why I wouldn't be back.
Truthfully, I wasn't satisfied before that incident; When I started visiting this company, I was actually seeing
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. But in the last few years, I had not seen him at all. And it was always someone different. Some were good, some not so good. It seemed to be a revolving door of doctors and staff. While they generally performed good work, my disappointment with the attempt to keep me in contacts (I felt it went on too long and was obvious contacts no longer worked for me, even though I really wanted to keep wearing them), the doctor of the week visits, and the rude office staff pushed me over the
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and I moved to another doctor. Hopefully things have improved, but not being able to see any of the McCormicks (who are excellent doctors) will keep me away.
- Robert H.
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Office staff and intake worker/nurse were extremely rude. Provider herself was very thorough and professional and friendly. I had to call twice to get copies of prescriptions and when I finally stopped to get to get them you think I had asked for the moon. Noticed there were an extremely high percentage of older patients, most with someone helping them along, so perhaps that is their niche. I was used to an eye-care provider for 15 years that really seemed concerned about my eyes. Perhaps the staff at
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could take lessons.
- Janice S.
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The visit went well! The office was packed but when we walked in the assistant had our paper work ready with our insurance information already collected. I liked the fact that I didn't have to wait for that to be done. Then within 5 minutes of entering we were taken to the back to start the preliminary testing. We were in the office for 1/2 hour or so for the complete procedure. I will definitely bring the rest of my family back to
Durham Optometrists Provider Name Locked
.
- heidi W.
B

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I have been using them for 5 years. It has been very satisfactory. I've been happy with the end product. Not only the personal service but the end product. The service also. I don't know if I can really make an evaluation on that because I haven't shopped anywhere else.
- Andy W.
B

Rating
Exam was quick and perfunctory but seemed good.
I chose her due to her participation in the AARP discount program, but when it came time to pay the bill the bill was not as described in the AARP guidelines. I insisted that the office staff contact AARP to find out what the guidelines are, and they revised the bill to meet the AARP description. I was unhappy that I needed to advocate for the correct billing. It seemed to me that the office should have been aware of their obligations to patients referred to them through AARP.
I was satisfied,personally, with the adjustment that was made after the call to AARP. But I am not confident that there will be follow through with future patients.
- Janet S.
C

Rating
Eye technician did all distance tests, doctor dilated pupils and physical eye evaluation. Technician had bad manners with patient, my son. Made us feel like she did not want us to be there.
- Rosalind F.
B

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He was certainly very professional and thorough. He answered all of my questions. I was very happy at the time, but my prescription was not really right so I ended up going back to my old eye doctor even though he was out of network.
- Susan W.

All Optometrists in Durham, NC

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Academy Eye Associates

3115 Academy Rd
Durham

Academy Eye Associates

2200 W. Main St Suite A160
Durham

Academy Eye Associates

910 MLK JR BLVD
Chapel Hill

Academy Eye Associates

3115 Academy Road
Durham

ADLER EYE ASSOCIATES OD PA

861 WILLOW DR
Chapel Hill

Advante Members Only

140 E 28 th St

Ali, Dr. Rabia

14 Consultant Pl

Bailey, Dr. Jay

8821 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh

Bell, Dr. Lisa

8231 Brier Creek Pkwy
Raleigh

Bigsby, David M Dr

2843 Jones Franklin Rd
Raleigh

Boliek, Dr. Bruce S.

3320 Executive Dr
Raleigh

Brier Creek Vision Care / CVL

10207 Cerny Street
Raleigh

Briggs, Dr. Sherry

2024 Cameron St
Raleigh

Bryan, Dr. Michael S.

3320 Executive Dr
Raleigh

Bryant, Dr. S Jill

DUMC 3802
Durham

Capital Eye Center

720 W Jones St
Raleigh

Carlson, Dr. Allan

DUMC 3802
Durham

Carolina Eye Associates

2170 Midland Rd
Southern Pines

Carolina Eye Associates - Southern Pines

2170 Midland Rd
Southern Pines

Carolina Sunglasses

1202 Buck Jones Rd
Raleigh

Carstens, Dr. Michael

14 Consultant Pl
Durham

Cary Family Eye Care

10110 Green Level Church Rd
Cary

Chapel Hill Eyecare

235 S Elliot Rd
Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill Ophthalmology

110 Conner Dr
Chapel Hill

Chin, Dr. Doris

7016 Harps Mill Rd
Raleigh

Clark, Dr. Anthony

2216 E NC Hwy 54
Durham

Colborn Eye Care

1023 S Main St
Lillington

Connelly, Dr. Robert E.

425 W St
Pittsboro

Contact Lens Institute

7016 Harps Mill Rd
Raleigh

Costco Durham Warehouse

1510 N Pointe Dr
Durham

Croom, Dr. Clyde E

11 Enterprise St
Raleigh

Dettloff, Dr. Marcia R.

160 NE Maynard Rd
Cary

Doctors Vision Center

PO Box 7396
Rocky Mount

Dornic, Dr. Dean

1609 E Booker Dairy Rd
Smithfield

Dornic, Dr. Dean

3701 NW Cary Pkwy
Cary

Dr. Alecia Barnes

1004 Lower Shiloh Way
Morrisville

Dr. Ira Tucker

570 New Waverly Pl
Cary

Dr. Ira Tucker & Associates

570 New Waverly Place
Cary

Dr. Michael Peters

14460 New Falls of Neuse Rd
Raleigh

Dr. Natalie R. Wieand

570 New Waverly Pl
Cary

Dr. Robert N Rosenstein OD FAAO

2901 N Duke St
Durham

Duke University

932 Morreene Rd
Durham

Duke University

PO Box 3094
Durham

Duke University Eye Center

2351 Erwin Rd
Durham

Eanes, Dr. Melissa

11 Enterprise Rd
Raleigh

Eye Care Associates

14460 New Falls of Neuse Rd
Raleigh

Eye Care Associates

2024 Cameron St
Raleigh

Eye Care Associates

13220 Strickland Rd Ste 160
Raleigh

Eye Care Associates

7020 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh

Eye Care Associates - Cary

2075 Renaissance Park Pl
Cary

Eye Care Associates‎

2346 Walnut St
Cary

Eye Care Center – Cary Crossroads

229 Crossroads Blvd
Cary

Eye Care Center – Raleigh Crabtree

4325 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh

Eye Care Center – Wake Forest

11724 Retail Dr
Wake Forest

EyeCare for You

960 US Hwy 64W
Apex

eyecarecenter, OD, PA

720 SE Maynard Rd
Cary

Eyedeals Optometry

4905 Green Rd
Raleigh

Family Eyecare Center - Rocky Mount

10573 E NC 97
Rocky Mount

Family Eyecare of Apex

113 Salem Towne Ct
Apex

FAMILY OPITICAL LLC

504 Broad St
Fuquay Varina

Family Optical

504 Broad St
Fuquay Varina

Feiner, Dr. Irena S.

13251 New Falls Of Neuse
Raleigh

Fekrat, Dr. Sharon

2351 Erwin Rd
Durham

Forsyth, Dr. Greg

101 Sawmill Rd
Raleigh

Fox Eye Care Group

Crabtree Valley Mall
Raleigh

Fox Eye Care Group - Raleigh

5959 Triangle Town Blvd
Raleigh

Friedland, Dr. Beth R.

5306 Nc Hwy 55
Durham

Fuller, Dr. Lisa

7020 Six Frks Rd
Raleigh

Fuquay Eye Care

505 N Judd Pkwy NE
Fuquay Varina

Godino, Dr. Meredith

7075 White Oak Rd
Garner

Gray, Dr. Daniel

1975 High House Rd
Cary

Great Eye Glasses

524 San Anselmo

Greene, Dr. Henry A.

3115 Academy Rd
Durham

Griffin, Dr. Stephannie S.

10224 Durant Rd
Raleigh

Gropper, Dr. Laurel B.

235 S Elliot Rd
Chapel Hill

Gross, Dr. Marguerite R.

229 Crossroads Blvd
Cary

Handschumacher, Dr. Jeffrey

7530 Louisburg Rd
Raleigh

Hayes, Dr. Paul D.

7016 Harps Mill Rd
Raleigh

Heritage Eye Care

3211 Rogers Rd
Wake Forest

Hillsgrove, Dr. Donna

1201 Raleigh Rd
Chapel Hill

Holly Springs Eye Associates

608 Holly Springs Rd
Holly Springs

Hoyle, Dr. Kimberly Z

720 SE Maynard Rd
Cary

Ihne, Dr. April

1001 Widewaters Pkwy
Knightdale

Jaffe, Dr. Glenn J

2351 ERWIN RD
Durham

Johnson Optometric Associates

918 Seventh Ave
Garner

Johnson Optometric Associates

1340 N Main St
Fuquay Varina

Joyner Jr, Dr. Walton K.

3900 Browning Pl
Raleigh

Kelly Eye Center

11081 Forest Pines Dr
Raleigh

Kistner, Dr. William C.

2601 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh

Kroninger, Dr. David L

910 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill

Leaves For Healing

Not Specified
Durham

Lee, Dr. Benjamin

7020 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh

Leggett, Dr. Anna V.

1227 Brentway Ave
Williamston

LENSCRAFTERS

6910 FAYETTEVILLE RD
Durham

LensCrafters

4151 100 Main @ N Hill St
Raleigh

LensCrafters Inc

1105 Walnut St
Cary

Li, Dr. Franklin T

3701 NW Cary Pkwy
Cary

Lyerly, Dr. Jennifer

6566 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh

Mackowsky, Dr. Richard H.

5450 New Hope Commons Dr
Durham

Mauro, Dr. Catherine

1510 N POINTE DR
Durham

McPherson, Dr. Lee D.

3150 Rogers Rd
Wake Forest

Munz, Dr. Ric

12205 Capital Blvd
Wake Forest

MyEyeDr.

1003 Vandora Springs Rd
Garner

MyEyeDr.

3603 Davis Dr #100
Morrisville

MyEyeDr.

3905 New Bern Ave
Raleigh

New Century Ophthalmology Group, PLLC

5720 Creedmoor Rd
Raleigh

Newman, Dr. Mark F.

DUMC 3094
Durham

Newman, Dr. Mark S.

2812 Erwin Rd
Durham

North Raleigh Family Eyecare

10224 Durand Rd, Ste 101
Raleigh

Ogawa, Dr. Jane

5826 Fayetteville Road,#104
Durham

optometric eye site

4005 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham

Park Ophthalmology

5306 NC Hwy 55
Durham

Park Ophthalmology

5306 NC Hwy 55
Durham

Patel, Dr. Sanjay

800 W Williams St
Apex

Peak Vision Care

3151 Apex Peakway
Apex

Pearle Vision

PO Box 61237
Durham

Perry, Dr. Dwight D.

4102 N Roxboro Rd
Durham

Peters, Dr. Michael

14460 New Falls of Neuse Rd
Raleigh

Pollock, Dr. Laurie K.

DUMC 3802
Durham

Postel, Dr. Eric A

2351 Erwin Rd
Durham

Powell, Dr. Jennifer

3115 Academy Rd
Durham

Preston Optometry Center

978 High House Rd
Cary

Reeves, Dr. Monica

2024 Cameron St
Raleigh

ReplaceALens

7800 E Iliff Ave

Robertson, Dr. Nikki

93460 Ten Ten Rd
Cary

Rosenstein Vision Center

2901 N Duke St
Durham

Salter, Dr. Amy L.

11639 US 70
Clayton

Scroggs, Dr. Mark W.

55 Vilcom Center Dr
Chapel Hill

Sears Optical - Triangle Town Center

5959 Triangle Town Blvd
Raleigh

Siddiqui, Dr. Nouman

3320 Executive Dr
Raleigh

Skeen, Dr. William M

1105 WALNUT ST
Cary

Smolenyak, Dr. Sean W.

1081 Forest Pines Dr
Raleigh

Sohi Eye Care

3901 capital blvd

Steele, Dr. Amanda

7020 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh

Stewart, Dr. Dale D.

2200 W Main St
Durham

Stikeleather, Dr. Jeffrey

1100 NW Maynard Rd
Cary

Stolfo, Dr. Linda

6617 Falls Of Neuse Rd
Raleigh

Stone Jr, Dr. Robert T.

105 SW Cary Pkwy
Cary

Sult, Dr. Timothy M.

9660 Falls of Neuse Rd
Raleigh

Tart, Dr. Joe

13220 Strickland Rd
Raleigh

Taylor Vitreo Retinal Center

1101 Dresser Ct
Raleigh

Tesser, Dr. Rachel A.

55 Vilcom Dr
Chapel Hill

Triangle Eye Institute

800 W.Williams St
Apex

Triangle EyeCare

6021 Poyner Village Pkwy
Raleigh

Triangle Family Eye Care

1216 Village Market Pl
Morrisville

Triangle Ophthalmology PA

55 Vilcom Ctr
Chapel Hill

Triangle Visions - Cary

3460 Ten Ten Rd
Cary

Triangle Visions Optometry

2216 East NC Highway 54
Durham

UNC Ambulatory Care Center

102 Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill

Upchurch Optical

5108 N Roxboro Rd
Durham

Upchurch Optical Center

5826 Fayetteville Rd
Durham

VILLAGE EYE CARE

1018 Oberlin Rd
Raleigh

Vision Park Optometry

8311 Bandford Way
Raleigh

Vision Park Optometry

8311 Bandford Way
Raleigh

Vito, Dr. Phil

608 Holly Springs Rd
Holly Springs

Vizithum, Dr. Matthew D.

200 W Weaver St
Carrboro

Wake Forest Family Eye Care

5811 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh

Wake Ophthalmology

105 SW Cary Pkwy
Cary

Wal-Mart Vision Center

5450 New Hope Commons Dr
Durham

Ward, Dr. Samantha K.

4325 Glenwood Ave
Raleigh

Weitz, Dr. David

720 SE Maynard Rd
Cary

Whitacre, Dr. Stephanie

143 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill

Whittington, Dr. Kate

8231 Brier Creek Pkwy
Raleigh

Wiggins, Dr. Charles

5535 Western Blvd
Raleigh

Woldorff, Dr. Constance

813 Broad St
Durham

Woodard, Dr. R. Blair

610 Jones Ferry Rd
Carrboro

Woodcroft Optical Inc

15 Gatesway Ct
Durham

Yoakum, Dr. Dan

3211 Rogers Rd
Wake Forest

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