Vision Insurance

Vision insurance helps cover fees for annual preventive care check-ups, glasses, contact lenses and more.

Vision Insurance

Help care for your vision with routine eye exams

Superior Vision by MetLife coverage includes routine eye exams, glasses, contact fittings, evaluations, lenses, and discounts on laser vision correction and hearing exams.

Even if you have perfect vision, yearly eye exams are essential. They may also help catch early signs of serious problems, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, certain cancers and other conditions.1

Additional Benefits from Superior Vision by MetLife

Access one of the largest networks of eye care professionals.

  • Choose from thousands of licensed ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians at participating retail and private practice locations.
  • The top 50 retailers in-network, including America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, Costco Optical, Eyeglass World, LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, Target Optical, VisionWorks, Walmart and more2
  • Popular online in-network eyewear stores, including, ContactsDirect, 1 800 contacts and Befitting​

Get more from your vision benefits.

  • Access to some of the latest lens technology, such as polycarbonate, UV coating, scratch resistant, blue light filtering and progressive lens
  • Discount on laser vision correction3
  • Free hearing exam and a discount of 40% off the national average for hearing aids4

Vision Insurance FAQs

Your plan offers coverage on eye exams, frames and lenses. Discounts are also available for polycarbonate (shatter-resistant) lenses, ultraviolet (UV) coating, scratch-resistant and anti-reflective coatings and progressive lenses.

Even if you don’t wear glasses or contacts, regular visits to your eye doctor may help contribute to your overall health. Routine vision exams can help catch serious problems, such as diabetes and high blood pressure.1

Your plan includes a discount on laser vision correction.3 You can even get a free hearing exam and get a discount of up to 40% off hearing aids.4

You can go to any licensed eye care professional and enjoy low out-of-pocket costs when visiting a participating vision care provider. Choose from the thousands of ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians or popular retail locations. You can also access the top 50 retailers in network like America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses, Costco Optical, Eyeglass World, LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, Target Optical, VisionWorks, Walmart and more.Plus, shop at online in-network eyewear stores, including, ContactsDirect, 1 800 contacts and Befitting.​

If you choose an out-of-network provider, you will have increased out of pocket expenses, pay in full at the time of services, and file a claim with MetLife for reimbursement. 

You can enroll during your open enrollment period.

1 Population Health Management, The role of comprehensive eye exams in the early detection of diabetes and other chronic diseases in an employed population,, accessed August 2021.

2 Please see Superior Vision by MetLife's provider directory for a full list of participating providers.

3 Laser vision correction services administered by QualSight, LLC.

4 Hearing services administered by Your Hearing Network.​

MetLife Vision benefits are underwritten by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY. Certain claims and network administration services are provided through Superior Vision Services, Inc. (“Superior Vision”), a Delaware corporation. Superior Vision is part of the MetLife family of companies. Like most group benefit programs, benefit programs offered by MetLife and its affiliates contain certain exclusions, exceptions, reductions, limitations, waiting periods and terms for keeping them in force. Please contact MetLife or your plan administrator for costs and complete details