UF Health Eye Center – The Oaks

UF Health Eye Center – The Oaks

6201 W. Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32605
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Hours of Operation
Monday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine specializing in the anatomy, function and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in eye and vision care, from prescribing glasses and contact lenses to complex and delicate eye surgery. Ophthalmologists also research the causes and cures for eye diseases and vision problems.

Optical Center now open Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Eye Care Services

Our physicians are expertly trained and board certified in ophthalmology to provide adults and children with consultations, evaluations and treatment for the following conditions:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Comprehensive eye exams
  • Contact lenses and myopia management
  • Cornea disorders and transplantations
  • Corrective lenses
  • Glaucoma
  • Laser vision correction (iLASIK™ and PRK)
  • Low vision
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Ocular oncology
  • Oculoplastics
  • Pediatrics and strabismus
  • Retina disorders
  • Vision degeneration for diabetic patients

For your convenience, we also offer:

  • On-site surgical center
  • On-site lab testing
  • On-site X-ray

Optical Center

Optical Center now open to UF Health Eye Center patients and general public Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone: 352-733-5435

  • Designer Brands
  • Sunglasses
  • Contact Lenses
  • Children's Eyewear
  • Custom Progressives
  • Free adjustments


Conditions & Services

Medical Records

To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Eye Center – The Oaks, please contact 352-265-2020.

Pay your bill

If you have questions or wish to pay in person, please consult our billing section.

Accepted Insurance

Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.

Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.

Financial Assistance

Patients who lack insurance coverage or are unable to pay their portion of the healthcare services they receive may qualify for financial assistance based upon their income level.

UF Health is tobacco-free

Help us maintain our strong commitment to patients and to promoting good health in our communities: please don't smoke, chew tobacco or use electronic cigarettes on UF Health-owned or -operated properties. Thank you.