Welcome to Bay Ridge Family Eye Care
Your Optometrist in Brooklyn, NY

Call us at 718-680-3270 today.

Welcome to Bay Ridge Family Eyecare, where your vision and eye health are our primary concern. Our optical has been professionally serving Bay Ridge, Brooklyn for 29 years.

Our optometrists provide thorough eye examinations assisted by computerized technology, and contact lens fittings.

Our friendly and experienced staff will competently answer your questions, and assist you with your insurance and vision plans.

Our optical carries a large inventory of trial contact lenses including Acuvue Oasys, Air Optix, Avaira, Biofinity, Proclear, Acuvue Trueye and One Day Moist, Vertex and Frequency55. Color, Toric lenses for astigmatism, and Multifocal lenses are also available.

We gladly train first time contact lens wearers you will not leave our optical unless you are comfortable with inserting and removing the contact lenses yourself.

Our optical dispensary carries over 1000 designer frames for prescription eyewear, including Prada, Gucci, Armani, Fendi, Bvlgari, Dolce & Gabbana, Tiffany, and designer sunglasses.

Outside prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses are welcome.

Medicare, Medicaid, Emblem, HIP, GHI, VSP, Davis, and most insurance and unions are gladly accepted.

Dr. Paul Patsalis
Brooklyn Optometrist | Bay Ridge Family Eye Care | 718-680-3270

6834 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11220

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Paul Patsalis OD

    Dr. Paul Patsalis was born and raised in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. He attended PS 102, McKinley JHS, and Fort Hamilton High School.

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  • Mr. Peter Anagnostou
    Optician

    Peter has over 15 years experience in vision care technology. He is certified by The American Board of Opticianry and The National Contact Lens Examiners.

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  • Presbyopia

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Very Nice place, Professional, gives fare prices. recommend."
    Dani K. / New York, NY
  • "Amazing! I have been going since 1989. The best place ever, Front office A one, eye glass tech top notch and Dr. Paul is great! Thank you all!"
    Despina Egan
  • "The Very Best !!! Been coming here since i was 8/9years old and i hope they're still here when im in my 50 lol Great Staff Diego, Stacey They're All Great"
    Jolie Éthan

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