When it comes to regular checkups few people will add eye doctor to this list. At any stage of life – from childhood to senior years – having your eyes checked should be a regular routine.
Many people think their eyesight is just fine until they put their first pair of glasses: than they see the world clearly for the first time in years. Vision is essential medical need, but unfortunately is sometimes overlooked when it comes to choosing a health insurance provider.
Vision insurance may or may not be included in your employer health insurance plan or your private health insurance plan. Every insurance plan is different and some cover more and others coverless when it comes to vision insurance. Unfortunately, this part is often overlooked when making a choice which insurance plan to select getting only basic coverage. If that is your case you might consider purchasing additional vision insurance to your health insurance.
The additional vision insurance will help you keep your out of the pocket expenses at a minimum for things such as regular eye exams and expenses related to eyewear or LASIK procedures.
1. Benefits of Visual Insurance and Policy Options
An additional insurance will help you pay for expenses related to:
- early eye checkups
- contact lens examinations,
- corrective vision wear
- corrective eye surgery.