Whether you wear glasses or have perfect vision, preventive eye care can be an important part of managing your overall health.The right vision plan can help reduce the cost of eye exams, frames, lenses and other services. If you thought vision insurance was only useful for problems with your eyesight, think again…
Consider this, about 12 million American adults 40 years and older are affected by vision problems.1
And with the constant use of computers and mobile devices as part of our daily routine, 60% of adults in the U.S. report experiencing some form of eye strain that may require medical attention.2
Regular vision examinations can also help detect serious health problems such as diabetes, blood pressure and strokes.3
It is estimated that nearly 25% of school-age children have vision problems. Eye exams for children play an important role in their healthy growth and development, as well as supporting their academic advancement.4
Vision insurance helps you save money by giving you access to a nationwide network of independent eye doctors and retailers, as well as online options.
Plus, you may eligible for discounts on other products and services such as laser correction surgery and cosmetic extras and additional glasses.
Your plan may also pay 100 percent for your annual eye exams and preventive care, which is important, even if you don’t wear glasses.
Choosing vision insurance as part of your workplace benefit selections is an important way to help control your family’s health care costs. It’s easy and cost-effective to get coverage for you and your family.
Remember, good financial health and security begins with the benefits offered at your workplace — be sure to take advantage of yours.