10 Reasons to Consider Vision Insurance

Shopping for vision insurance? If you’re still weighing the pros and cons of vision insurance, here are the top ten reasons to consider getting a vision plan now. 

Vision Insurance Reason 1. Savings everywhere you look

The entire purpose of vision insurance is to lower the costs associated with vision correction and your eye health. VSP provides its members with the lowest out-of-pocket costs that result in, on average, $200 per year for Standard Plan members. You could save even more.

Vision Insurance Reason 2. Annual comprehensive eye exam

Everybody should have an annual comprehensive eye exam. It’s the most important part of determining vision changes and physical health problems. Most vision plans cover your annual exam completely. All VSP plans do.

Vision Insurance Reason 3. Frame and contact lens allowance

Sometimes you need new glasses. Sometimes you just want new glasses. Those costs add up. VSP members simply use their frame allowance and, “voila,” those costs become next to none. Depending on the plan you choose, you may also use your allowance for new contact lenses.

Vision Insurance Reason 4. Affordable eye care

Even if vision insurance isn’t provided through your employer, VSP individual plans are affordable and dramatically reduce the burden of cost of your eye and vision care. Some plans are less than $15 per month.

Vision Insurance Reason 5. Doctor network

It’s not easy to meet VSP’s high quality standards. Even still, over 33,000 doctors did. That’s the largest independent doctor network in the country. We combined quality with quantity, so the best eye doctor for you is always right around the corner.

Vision Insurance Reason 6. Brand selection

When you get new glasses, you want them to look good on your face. VSP plans provide you with access to hundreds of styles and almost all of the name brands available. You save even more when you choose frames from the featured brand list.

Vision Insurance Reason 7. Exclusive lens enhancement pricing

Multifocal lenses, impact resistance, anti-glare coating, and scratch resistance are all examples of optional lens enhancements you might require for your new glasses. VSP fixes the prices for these options so you never pay more than necessary.

Vision Insurance Reason 8. Discounted contact lens exam and fitting

Not only are you allowed to apply your frame allowance to a contact lens exam and fitting, you’ll also save 15% on the cost of the exam with your VSP plan.

Vision Insurance Reason 9. Long-term eye and physical health

Your eyes are constantly changing. It’s just a fact. Vision insurance makes sure those changes don’t lead to problems in the long term. Eye doctors are often among the first to catch chronic health conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. So it’s not just about your eyes.

Vision Insurance Reason 10. Peace of mind—just in case

Wouldn’t you rather know that your eyes are fit and what you’re seeing is clear? Many people with vision problems don’t even realize them without an eye exam. Since your vision changes slowly over time, worsening vision is not easy to detect alone.

If you don’t have vision insurance, find out how a VSP Individual Vision Insurance plan can help you save on your next eye exam or pair of glasses.