Port Jefferson Station Optometrist
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In our friendly office, we become familiar with each individual patient in order to customize eye exams and treatment options. Our family eye care services include eye exams for kids and adults, vision therapy, vision correction and management of age-related eye disease. We offer hours to suit every family’s schedule.

  • Dr. Moylan has been my eye doctor for probably 10 years and it’s always such a pleasure going to North... read more

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    Amanda Sexton

    North Shore Advanced Eye Care is simply The BEST! They are so responsive to the patient’s needs—the staff and Dr... read more

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    Susan Berg

    Doctor Moylan has been my optometrist for over 30 years. I have always had trouble determining which slides were more... read more

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    Sara Smiles
  • Outstanding staff, very friendly and informative at the front desk. Carefully reviewed what’s covered and what to expect. Then met... read more

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    gerard morency

    My wife and I had appointments this morning . The staff was friendly & helpful. They took us in on... read more

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    Eugene P. Lindsay

    Have been seeing Dr. Moylan for years- excellent doctor! His exams are thorough and he takes the time to... read more

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    Rudolph Reagin
  • Attentive, efficient, friendly.

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    Sami Mitra

    Great Staff, Great Doc. They go above and beyond to make sure you are good to go.

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    cj gordon

    Everyone at North Shore Advanced Eye Care is wonderful!

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    Karin Gallagher
  • Very professional. Everybody in there was very nice.

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    John Tavella

    Best eye care I have ever received. I’ve been going here for the last 15 to 20 years. Dr Moylan... read more

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    F Perez

    This office is so pleasant and knowledgeable. I’ve been coming here for years and the Dr.’s are all fantastic and... read more

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    Laura Skalacki
  • Dr Moylan it’s been giving a super careful examination. Never rushing you. Very caring. Great follow ups with no worries.His... read more

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    Kalliope Gemelas

    The doctor and every member of the staff that are in doctor Moylan’s office are beyond amazing From... read more

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    Absolutely the best Doctors and staff. Always an excellent experience. Vinny is definitely one of the best!

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Optometrist In East Setauket

Choosing an Optometrist Near me in East Setauket, NY

If you are new to East Setauket, NY, choosing the best optometrist is a significant decision, and it is one that you shouldn’t take lightly. What do you need to look for or consider to make the best choice? With so many options, Finding an optometrist can be a daunting task. These tips will help guide you through the process of finding the right optometrist near me.

Search for an option that matches your budget

First, you should consider how you are paying for your eye care. When you need a East Setauket optometrist, you want to get the most bang for every buck you spend, so budget plays a significant role in how most people choose their eye doctor. 

Many people have eye insurance. Insurance is necessary because everyone eventually needs to see an eye doctor as part of their regular health care routine. Having eye insurance is particularly important if you need annual checkups or regular treatments for vision problems. 

If you already have this insurance, your insurance company should be the first place you check when you are choosing a new eye doctor. It’s vital that you select a provider that accepts your insurance. Also, verifying your coverage before making an appointment with an eye doctor in Suffolk can avoid potential “sticker shock” after your exam. 

Don’t have insurance? There is no need to worry. If you simply need a routine checkup but have no previous eye or vision concerns, insurance might not be a priority for your situation. Most providers have self-payment rates and some even offer discounts to uninsured patients. Be sure you specifically ask what those rates are so you can find the best fit for your budget.

Find a knowledgeable optometrist

After you know which Long Island optometrists fit your budget (or accept your insurance), you can narrow down your list to determine which one is the best fit for your needs. Don’t be overwhelmed if you have an extensive list of names. You can quickly narrow that list down.

As your first step, ask the community in East Setauket, NY, about their previous experiences with eye doctors. Your family and friends will likely be able to tell you how they choose their doctor and what they like (or don’t like ) about them. Even if you are new to New York with no family nearby, social media can be a great way to get this type of feedback from your neighbors. Take that feedback and match those recommendations to the doctors on your list to narrow things down.

Next, spend some time looking into each of the remaining doctors’ qualifications and compare those qualifications to your unique needs. Finding out how long each doctor has been practicing and what areas they specialize in can help you further narrow down your list. This is particularly true if you have complex eye concerns. Also, think about what services each clinic provides. For example, do you need a doctor who has an on-site optical shop? Find out who offers what services before making your choice.

Check Out Your Options Online

Gathering all of this information doesn’t have to be time-consuming. The days of needing to call each office to ask about details are long gone. Use the internet to help you with your search! 

Once again, you can start with your insurance provider’s website to find the providers in your network. This website might also be able to provide you with direct links to each eye care provider’s website. 

Even if you don’t have insurance, a quick internet search for an optometrist near me in East Setauket, NY can easily provide you with all the information you need about any eye doctor in Long Island. 

Your search engine can also help you focus your search around specific needs. Need a doctor within a mile or two of your home? The search results can show you precisely who is located where in Suffolk. They also can tell you what services are offered and what the operating hours are. Finally, you will also see patient reviews for each of the providers on your list so you can see exactly what types of experiences patients are typically reporting after seeing each doctor.

Choosing a new optometrist near me doesn’t have to be overwhelming, even if you are new to East Setauket, NY. Be sure you understand exactly what you need in an eye doctor, and then take your time to do some investigating. With just a little bit of work, you can find the doctor that checks all of those boxes and ensures you have a great experience.

At North Shore Advanced Eye Care, we are confident that we can check all of those boxes. Visit our website at https://www.nsaec.com to see our services and qualifications.

Have some questions? Feel free to call us at 631-642-2020 to discuss why our clinic in Suffolk might be the best fit for you.

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