Essential Vision

  • This plan is available to both small-business and large-group customers.
  • It's a premier, full-service vision plan, with eye exam, frames and lenses covered at 100 percent.
  • Cost-controlled option pricing lowers employees' out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Administered by Heritage Total Services, Essential Vision has an extensive provider network of more than 10,000 doctors and 20,000 locations, including national retail chains, for your employees' convenience.
  • This plan has customizable options for retail frame and contact lens allowances, copay levels, covered lens options and more.


Customizable copayments


Comprehensive eye exam

Covered 100 percent

Lens and frame frequency options


Basic lenses (glass or plastic)
(single vision, lined bifocal, lined trifocal)

Covered 100 percent

Cost-controlled lens options


Lens options (options to add coverage for lens enhancements and extras)


Contact lenses

Covered 100 percent up to plan allowance. Allowance may be used for fitting and evaluation or for materials.1


Covered 100 percent up to plan allowance. Twenty percent off amount over the allowance.

Option to add materials coverage


Discounts on second pair of prescription glasses or sunglasses


LASIK discount

Average of 5 to 15 percent discount.

1 Plan covers contact lenses or glasses (not both).