Sylva Eye Doctor

(828) 586-8080

“Lift up your eyes on high”
Isaiah 40:26

Eyewear Insurance Coverage

Vision Insurance Filing

Visits involving “medical problems such as headaches, allergies, conjunctivitis, dry eye, ocular injuries, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, sudden pain, vision loss, or monitoring for ocular side effects of chronic diseases such as diabetes or hypertension fall under your medical insurance coverage, not your “vision” plan. “Vision” plans cover eye wellness exams that include refractions and routine, non-medical eye exams. They may offer benefits to help cover the cost of prescription eye wear like glasses or contact lenses. It will not cover medical testing such as threshold visual field, retinal photography, or OCT necessary for evaluating certain medical conditions. We provide both medical and routine eye care and we are in network with many local plans to help cover the cost depending on your individual needs. Here are a few of the vision insurance plans that we are in network with:

If you do not see your vision insurance plan listed, please give us a call and we will be happy to assist you. If we are not in network with your particular insurance program, we will be happy to provide the information you will need to file your insurance yourself.

  • Questions & Answers About Vision Insurance

Vision insurance is designed to help cover the expense of routine wellness eye care, prescription eye wear and other vision-related services at a reduced cost.

  • What’s in Your Vision Insurance Plan

Make the most of your vision insurance plan by understanding your particular vision coverage. You can find out more about your benefits by contacting your insurance provider.  Their contact information is typically located on the back of your insurance card.

Payment Options

As a service to our patients, we are pleased to offer Care Credit as an option for payment on eye services as well as other forms of payment.