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Block Drug Stores / Block’s Vision Care

a Second Ave. Chemists, Inc Company

101 Second Avenue
New York, NY, 10003

Pharmacy 212-473-1587

Vision Care 212-228-0651

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Extended Pharmacy Hours: Thursday and Friday to 7:30 pm

Holiday Dates for 2018

Both Stores will be Closed

Memorial Day - (Monday) May 28th, 2018
July 4th - (Wednesday) July 4th, 2018

Summer Vacation
(Sunday) August 5th Thru (Sunday) August 12th, 2018
Re-Open (Monday) August 13th, 2018

Labor Day - (Monday) September 3rd, 2018

Thanksgiving Week/Weekend
Block Drug Store
Closed (Thursday) November 22nd, 2018
Open (Friday) November 23rd, 2018
Closed (Saturday) November 24th, and (Sunday) November 25th, 2018
Block's Vision Care
Closed (Thursday) November 22rd, 2018
Closed (Friday) November 23th, 2018
Closed (Saturday) November 24th, and (Sunday) November 25th, 2018

Christmas Eve - Open (Monday) December 24th, 2018
Christmas Day - Closed (Tuesday) December 25th, 2018
New Year’s Eve - Open 10:00 to 5:00pm
New Year's Day - Closed (Tuesday) January 1st, 2019

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Refund Policy for In-Store Purchases

Note: There are exclusions to our refundable policy, please read the exclusion paragraph carefully.

  • 100% Refund: Up to 30 Days, as Long as:
  • The package or product wasn’t opened, and the original seal is intact.
  • The product is not for oral use or for the eyes or ears.
  • (Example: This means we do not refund your money if the product was a cold medication or contact eye solution.) Why? Because the cold medication is taken orally, and the contact lens item is used in the eye.
  • The product was not used.
  • The product is damaged through delivery methods.
  • You were sent the wrong item.
  • Note: After 30 days, you will receive a store credit if the preceding applies.

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Exclusions to the Refund Policy:

There are no refunds on:
Prescription Medications (NY State Law)
Surgical Supply
Durable Medical Equipment (i.e., Wheelchairs, Canes, Walkers)
Any Over-The-Counter Medications Taken Orally for the Eyes or Ears
Special-Order Products (Items Not Normally Carried in Our Everyday Inventory)

How to Return the Merchandise

  1. Call us at (347) 353-0549, and ask for our merchandise return department.
  2. We will need to gather some information, so please have your account number ready.
  3. You’ll be given a confirmation number. Please write this number down, and keep it with your receipt.
  4. Within 10 days, you will receive our return forms in the mail.
  5. You can mail the product back to us through UPS. You are responsible for postage by any other carrier.