The Eye Center offers a full range of services including:
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The Apothecary Shop: a full-service pharmacy
Arlington Optical: Offers comprehensive eye exams & eyewear for all budgets
Downtown Physicians: a general practice medical office at The Eye Center
Central Ohio Lion's Eye Bank:recovers and prepares human donor corneas & plays a vital role in advancing eye research
The Foundation: holds conferences, seminars, & other events
Dale's Deli: serves breakfast and lunch with internet service


The Apothecary Shops pharmacy is now open in The Eye Center. Located in suite 130 and managed by David Brandebura, R.Ph., the full-service pharmacy, specializes in ophthalmology, fertility, women’s health, compounding, veterinary medicine, infectious disease, transplant, oncology, pain management and sports health. Since the company’s formation, we have been a leader in preparing customized medications to meet the specific needs of patients and practitioners.

Hours of operation:
Mon.-Fri 8:30 am- 5:30 Pm.

Insurance, including Medicare and Workman’s comp, gladly accepted. or contact the pharmacy directly phone: 614-360-2800.

Dave Brandebura, R.Ph.

PCAB Accredited Compounding Pharmacy.


Arlington Optical, owned and operated by Timothy McNemar, F.N.A.0, is a Columbus Ohio-based optical retailer which has been serving Central Ohio for over 23 years with quality eyewear and superior customer service. Upon request of the founders and doctors of The Eye Center, Arlington Optical opened a new retail store on the first floor of The Eye Center in December 2005.

In catering to the variety of patients visiting The Eye Center, Arlington Optical offers eyewear for all budgets including special eyewear packages as follows:

Single Vision Lenses with Frame – starting at $119.00
Bifocal Lenses with Frame – starting at $159.00
Trifocal Lenses with Frame – starting at $189.00
Progressive Lenses with Frame – starting at $199.00

Eye Exams (comprehensive, refraction, contact lens fitting, low vision consultation)
Eyewear Selection / Dispensing
Eyewear Fitting / Adjustments
Lens Fabrication / Finishing

Designer Frames
Sunglasses (Designer, Sports & Prescription)
Reading / Magnification Eyewear
Monovision Eyewear
Macular Degeneration / Low Vision Aids / Magnifiers
Blepharospasm (B.E.B.) Specific Eyewear
Computer Eyewear
Task Eyewear
Music Eyewear
Sports Eyewear
Safety Eyewear

Vision Insurance
Arlington Optical is a member of the EYEMED vision care insurance plan that serves over 120 million members in the United States including Aetna and Cole Vision members.

If Arlington Optical is not a provider for your insurance, they will file most insurance claims, free of charge, and the patient will be reimbursed their allowable amount directly by their insurance company. Insurance companies filed regularly include Medicare, Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medical Mutual, United Healthcare, Vision One, VSP, and many more.


At The Eye Center
262 Neil Avenue 1st Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Hours: M-F 8:30a - 5:30p
phone: 614-221-2020
fax: 614-221-2090

1756 W. Lane Ave.
Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221
Hours: M,T,Th,F 10a - 7p
W 7a - 7p
Sa 9a - 5p
phone: 614-488-3937
fax: 614-488-3102

Web site:



Providing primary care services to the downtown community in a friendly, caring, atmosphere.

Our board-certified physicians are experienced in treating all types of medical problems from the common cold to chronic health problems such as hypertension,diabetes, and heart disease.

Our offices are currently accepting new patients, and offer convenient appointment times, with same-day appointments often available. Our physicians are providers for most major insurance plan. Please call our office for information about your specific plan.

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Robin Nye-Taylor
Physician Office Administrator
Downtown Physicians @ Huntington/Arena
Phone-(614) 224-8555 ex. 251
Pager-(614) 630-3710


The Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank is a non-profit agency that strives to open greater opportunities for sight restoration. The Eye Bank recovers and prepares human donor corneas for transplant surgeries, and plays a vital role in advancing both eye research and physician education. Contributions from private donors and Lions Clubs help us maintain the high quality and state-of-the-art technology that are the hallmarks of the Eye Bank’s accredited laboratory. As a unique community resource, we are proud to partner with The Eye Center in its visionary efforts to create a singular facility offering a wealth of eye care services. To learn more about the Central Ohio Lions Eye Bank, please visit or visit our Eye Bank Page

The Eye Bank’s Technical Director examines a cornea that is being prepared for transplantation.



The Eye Center foundation is dedicated to research, education and giving back to the community. The foundation will also support clinical programs that will further the training of students, resident physicians and practicing doctors. Learn more about the Foundation


A great spot to come and relax or grab something to eat or drink while you are waiting. Whether you enjoy reading the paper, catching the news and sports on television or surfing the Internet, you can enjoy all three at our Café.

If you are hungry, we offer breakfast, lunch and a delicious selection of desserts and pastries from our own bakery. For breakfast we offer hot breakfast sandwiches, bagels, muffins and scones. For lunch you may select from our wide array of Fresh Salads, Grilled Panini sandwiches and our fabulous line of soups which we are known for.

If you are thirsty we have a full array of specialty coffee drinks from Stauf’s, as well as a selection of juices, soda, and bottled drinks.

Please come and enjoy!

phone: 614-223-9229
fax: 614-223-9228

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