Bundle up and save! Get two pairs of glasses with lightweight, impact-resistant lenses with non-glare (poly/ar), and a routine eye exam for $149! Offer not combinable with insurance.
Offer includes Vision Values frames. Add a contact lens fitting to the bundle for only $20. See store for additional details.
Save nearly $40 on a contact lens fitting! Offer is valid for new and existing contact lens wearers, and applies to Medicaid/HIP and self-pay patients only. Fitting includes medical assessment with doctor and trial lenses. Offer must be combined with purchase of comprehensive eye exam and does not include any lens supply. No additional contact lens purchase is required. Fitting applies to soft contacts only – no RGPs. See store for additional details.
Free enrollment for 13 months with the purchase of an annual supply. Club membership includes year-round eyewear discounts, free sunglasses, discounted blue light glasses, and more than $250 in savings. Visit our contact lens page for more details.
Offer valid at every store. See store for details.
Located on N National Rd. in Columbus, IN, Dr. Tavel is your local family eye doctor that proudly serves the eyewear needs of Columbus, Indiana, and the surrounding communities.
At Dr. Tavel in Columbus, we accept all vision insurance plans including, VSP, EyeMed, Medicaid, and HIP. Our insurance experts will help you maximize your benefits and take care of all your insurance needs. At your appointment, our team will review your insurance and focus on getting the most out of your plan so you can focus on seeing and looking your best. We want you to get the best possible eyewear to best meet your vision needs.
Good news, you can use them with your insurance! Some vision insurance benefits expire before the end of the year. Not sure what’s covered this year? Give us a call or ask during your appointment.
We have you covered. We know healthcare costs can add up quickly, especially with glasses or contact lenses. To make your eye care costs easier and worry-free, we have different options to help you save. Take advantage of our exam + 2 pairs of glasses for $149 promotion today!
We offer Sunbit at at Dr. Tavel in Columbus! Sunbit is a new way to pay for your eye care with simple and flexible monthly payments. This flexible payment solution gives you more choices when selecting an eyewear style that won’t affect your vision.
Most Medicaid plans cover eye exams, glasses, frames, and lenses. Indiana Medicaid plans that can have vision coverage include Hoosier Care Connect (HCC), Hoosier Healthwise (HHW), Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), and Traditional Indiana Medicaid. Unlike other family eye doctors in Columbus, at Dr. Tavel, you have more options for eyewear.
We have over 100 stylish frames that are covered by Medicaid, plus glasses from your favorite brands. Get a second pair of select designer frames for only $99. Take advantage of your Indiana vision benefits and invest in a new look for the whole family today.
Dr. Tavel has the largest selection of frames in a wide variety of trendy styles waiting to be tried on. We carry today’s top brands and designers including COACH, Longchamp, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Ray-Ban, Oakley, and more.
Whether you’re shopping for bold colors or looking for a more classic frame shape, we’re confident you’ll find the perfect pair from our large selection of prescription eyeglasses. Come in to browse our different collections of stylish glasses and get our SPEC-tacular fit experience that’s customized to you!
We know you have many choices when it comes to buying contact lenses, that’s why Dr. Tavel in Columbus offers a wide variety of contact lens brands to suit many vision conditions.
Let us streamline your contact lens experience. You don’t need to rely on an online vision test or worry about gathering and uploading an existing RX for an online retailer; visit Dr. Tavel to get your annual comprehensive eye exam and get the best prices on contact lenses all in one simple step. A licensed optometrist will perform your eye exam, so it will be not only more accurate than an at-home vision test, but can also detect a variety of health conditions including diabetes, glaucoma, and hypertension. Our experts can find the best contact lens brands for you that are comfortable, effective, and affordable. Curious about trying contact lenses?
Save on contacts with Sight Savings Club. Our Sight Savings Club is designed to help you see your best at the most affordable price. When you buy an annual supply of daily contact lenses, you’re eligible for yearlong benefits including free prescription sunglasses, 20% off all eyewear, discounted $10 contact lens fitting when you make an appointment within 13 months, and more.
We know healthcare costs can add up quickly, especially with glasses. Take advantage of our amazing offers to keep costs low. Get an exam + 2 pairs of glasses for only $149 and an annual supply of daily contact lenses for less than $1/day. Don’t sacrifice your vision this year. Check out our Offers page for more everyday savings to keep costs low.
In 1940, after serving his country as a captain in the Air Force during WWII, Dr. David Tavel began his optical career and opened the first Dr. Tavel office in the Claypool Hotel in Downtown Indianapolis. After more than 80 years of business, Dr. David Tavel’s original vision to help Indiana residents maintain quality vision and find their perfect pair of eyewear remains true today.
Dr. Tavel is a family-owned business operating 24 store locations across Indiana. For over 20 years, Dr. Tavel has been a staple in the community of Columbus, IN providing quality eye care and a wide selection of designer eyewear.
Our highly knowledgeable optometrists offer a range of eye health services that help patients correct and protect their vision. All Dr. Tavel locations carry a wide selection of affordable and designer eyewear for women, men, and kids, as well as an expansive variety of contact lens options to fit your lifestyle.
Our Mission: Dr. Tavel provides Hoosier families with top quality, affordable, eye health services and eye care products while delivering outstanding customer service…And that’s a promise from the Doctor.