Vision insurance helps cover fees for annual preventive care check-ups, glasses and contacts.
See how you may save on eye care through your employer1
Care for the eyesight of every eligible member of your family with vision insurance.
Take care of your eyes and your health
Even if you have perfect vision, yearly eye exams are recommended. With vision insurance, you may save up to 60% on a range of vision services and eyewear, including yearly eye exams, glasses, contact lenses, fittings and evaluations.2 Plus, you can choose from thousands of ophthalmologists and opticians.
Did you know routine vision exams may do more than protect your eyes? They can also help protect your health by finding early signs of serious problems, such as diabetes and high blood pressure.3
Take care of your eyes and your health.
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Vision Insurance FAQs
What is covered by MetLife Vision?
MetLife Vision covers a wide range of services. They include routine eye exams, glasses, contact fittings, evaluations and lenses, plus additional savings on non-prescription sunglasses and laser vision correction.4
Why should I enroll?
A vision plan is a competitively priced way to help care for the eyesight of you and your eligible family members. Even if you don’t wear glasses or contacts, regular visits to your eye doctor can be important to your overall health. Routine eye exams can help detect other health problems.3
How can a vision plan help me save money?
Eyeglasses and routine eye exams can be more expensive than you may think. With MetLife, through low to no copays, you can save up to 60% on vision wear and services.2 Lens options like polycarbonate (shatter-resistant) lenses for children up to age 18 and ultraviolet (UV) coating are covered in full. You also enjoy fixed copays for scratch-resistant and anti-reflective coatings, progressive lenses,5 and more.
Can I choose my own eye care professional?
You can go to any licensed eye care professional.6 Choose from the thousands of ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians at private practices or popular retail locations like Costco Optical, America’s Best, Cohen’s Fashion Optical, Eyeglass World, For Eyes Optical, Pearle Vision,7 Sam’s Club, Shopko, Visionworks, Walmart and more.8
What kinds of frames are covered?
You can choose the eyewear that’s right for you and your budget. Your eye care professional can help you choose from classic styles to the latest designer frames. You can select from hundreds of options for you and your family. Some of the great brands to choose from include Anne Klein, bebe, Flexon, Lacoste, Nike, Nine West, Calvin Klein, and more.8
A great way to help care for your family’s eyesight.
1 Your actual savings by enrolling in a MetLife Vision Plan will depend on various factors, including plan premiums, number of visits by your family per year to an eye care professional and the cost of services and materials received. Be sure to review the Schedule of Benefits for your plan’s specific benefits and other important details.
2 Based on MetLife analysis. Your actual savings from enrolling in the MetLife Vision Plan will depend on various factors, including plan premiums, number of visits to an eye care professional by your family per year, and the cost of services and materials received. Be sure to review the Schedule of Benefits for your plan's specific benefits and other important details. Comparison is based on national averages and most commonly purchased brands. Annual premium used is based on employee-only rate for M130-10/25 standard plan design with employees nationwide.
3 Heiting, OD, Gary. Eye exams: 5 reasons why they are important. All About Vision, January 2022. allaboutvision.com/eye-exam/importance.htm.
4 Custom LASIK coverage only available using wavefront technology with the microkeratome surgical device. Other LASIK procedures may be performed at an additional cost to the member. Additional savings on laser vision care is only available at participating locations. Not available in all service areas.
5 All lens options are available at participating private practices. Please note the maximum copays and pricing are subject to change without notice. Check with your provider for details and copays applicable to your lens choice. Please contact your local Costco to confirm the availability of lens options and pricing prior to receiving services. Additional discounts may not be available in certain states.
6 If you choose out of network care, professional costs may be higher. You will have to pay upfront and submit for reimbursement.
7 Not all Pearle Vision locations participate in the MetLife Vision program. Please visit metlife.com to confirm participating locations by using our Find A Provider online directory.
8 All product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.
Like most group benefit programs, benefit programs offered by MetLife and its affiliates contain certain exclusions, exceptions, waiting periods, reductions of benefits, limitations and terms for keeping them in force. Please contact MetLife for complete details.
Vision benefits are underwritten by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife), New York, NY. Certain claim and network administration services are provided through Vision Service Plan (VSP), Rancho Cordova, CA. VSP is not affiliated with MetLife or its affiliates.