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Welcome to Kips Bay Optical in New York, NY

Welcome to Kips Bay Optical
in New York, NY

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At Kips Bay Optical we welcome patients of all ages to our comfortable optometry office. If you’re looking for quality care with a personal touch, we hope you’ll give us a call. We are conveniently located in Kips Bay. We would be delighted to have you as a patient and we look forward to serving your family’s optometric needs.

We offer designer eyewear as well as hard and soft contact lens. We have advanced equipment and expertise in hard-to-fit contact lenses (Bifocal and Toric) and glasses. We are a New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Vision Registry Provider.

Our family eye care services include eye exams for kids and adults, vision correction and management of age-related eye disease. Located conveniently to serve New York Metropolitan Area residents, we offer hours to suit every family’s schedule.

Why Choose Us?


Our highly trained and compassionate team makes the difference between a good and great visit.

Our practice serves the entire family; generations of great vision, stunning eyewear and full service eye care.

We have one of the most extensive eyewear collections in the area. We stay on top of trends and favorite styles.

We're right in your backyard! Forget about having to travel far for great care, walk-ins are welcome!

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Sharp Vision & Healthy Eyes


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Whether you wear daily, weekly or monthly disposables, or conventional (vial) lenses, check out our selection of lenses that fit your needs.

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Vision insurance provides eye care, prescription eyewear and other services at a reduced cost. Learn about coverage and payment options.

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We carry the latest European and American designer eyewear collections in a variety of styles, colors and materials.

Dry Eye Q&A with Dr. Choi and Dr. Park


What is the examination like to determine if someone has dry eyes?

A large part of the examination is finding out what the patient is experiencing and determining the type of dry eye causing the symptoms. We examine the surface of the eye under a microscope to look at the quantity and the quality of the tear film. Additionally, we examine the eyelids and the glands inside the eyelids to insure they are healthy.

What are the typical treatments for dry eyes?

There are a wide range of treatments ranging from over the counter products to specialty laser procedures. Many times using artificial tears and vitamin supplements can help boost the tear film. There are prescription eye drops that can aid in tear production as well as laser procedures for patients with more advanced dry eye.

Are there any recommendations to help people avoid dry eye?

Of course – stay hydrated and making sure you consume enough water each day. Additionally, take breaks from your computer and smart phone. I recommend the 20/20/20 Rule – take a 20 second break every 20 minutes and look 20 feet away and blink your eyes. Finally, wearing sunglasses is critical to protecting the surface of the eye and the eyelids from UV exposure.

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Kips Bay Optical

608 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10016

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Hours

  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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We are open and seeing patients by appointment only, Monday – Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm!