Optical Shop (585) 275-9800 The Flaum Eye Institute now features a full-service optical shop convenient to patients, URMC employees (and their immediate family members) and students of the University of Rochester. We invite you to browse our extensive collection that includes the latest frames from fashion designers, sunglasses and affordable everyday eyewear. Also a link to our contact lens site is provided for your convenience. Optical Services The optical shop has an experienced staff led by senior optician Tom Scalzo. No matter what your prescription is, Tom has the expertise and patience to help you select the correct lenses and provide the proper fitting to ensure that your vision is the best it can be. We proudly represent some of the finest lenses and lens coatings in the industry: Varilux Shamir Transitions Vivix Insurance The optical shop at FEI accepts major local insurance carriers including Blue Choice, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, MVP and Aetna. Many times these plans have yearly vision benefits and include every day provider discounts of up to 20 percent that you can apply to the cost of your purchase. Our staff will be glad to assist you in determining if you have a current vision benefit and how much it's worth. Payment We accept the following forms of payment: Cash Check Visa MasterCard Discover For University of Rochester Employees and Students We currently offer employees of the University of Rochester, their spouses and immediate family members (such as dependent children) and University students a generous discount off the cost of eyewear. Please contact us to find out if you qualify for these savings. University of Rochester employee / student eligibility includes: University of Rochester employees Visiting Nurse Service employees Highland Hospital employees Highlands of Pittsford employees University of Rochester full- and part-time students with valid ID The Optical Shop Trunk Show will be December12th from 3 to 6 p.m.