You can get more details about what this plan covers in this brochure (PDF).

In-network vision benefits for adults

When you go to an eye doctor that accepts this plan, that's called getting your care in network. Find a VSP eye doctor.

This plan shares the cost if you go to an eye doctor that doesn't take this plan. That's called getting your care out of network. Those benefits are listed on a separate table below.

Why doesn't this plan cover vision care for children?

Because of health care reform, all qualified medical plans you purchase yourself must include pediatric vision care.

What we call it What it is What plan pays What you pay
Eye exam One annual exam by an eye doctor All but $10 of the cost
$10
Lenses and frames

This plan only shares the costs for eyeglasses or contact lenses, not both.
Standard lenses prescribed by an eye doctor are covered once a year
All but $25
$25
Standard frames are covered once every 24 months
Up to $130
All costs over $130
Contact lenses
Contact lenses that improve vision are covered once a year Up to $130
All costs over $130

Out-of-network vision benefits

Here's what you'll pay if you go to an eye doctor that doesn't accept this plan.

What we call it What it is What plan pays What you pay
Eye exam One annual exam by an eye doctor Up to $34 $10 + costs over $34
Lenses and frames

This plan only shares the costs for eyeglasses or contact lenses, not both.
Standard lenses prescribed by an eye doctor are covered once a year
Up to $43
All costs over plan's approved amount
Standard frames are covered once every 24 months
Up to $38.25
All costs over plan's approved amount
 Contact lenses
Contact lenses that improve vision are covered once a year Up to $100 All costs over $100