What is Vision Insurance?

Aflac’s vision insurance policy goes beyond traditional vision insurance plans by providing benefits for eye surgeries, specific eye diseases, and permanent visual impairment. Since there are no provider network stipulations, you'll have the freedom to use your preferred eye-care provider. And with the vision correction benefit options (at time of application), you can choose the benefits amount and frequency of exams that best meet your needs.

Your vision insurance plan can help you pay for:

  • Eye Exams 
  • Vision correction materials
  • Specific eye diseases
  • Permanent visual impairment 

Aflac vision insurance for individuals is only available through worksite payroll deduction.

Who should think about vision insurance?

Who should think about Vision NowSM?

Approximately 12 million Americans have an uncorrected vision problem.*

About 149.7 million U.S. adults wear eyeglasses in 2010 (63.5% of U.S. adults).*

Eye exams can detect much more than refractive errors; they can help to detect high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and even brain tumors.**

Eye exams are the best way to ensure healthy vision for you and your family.**

*The Vision Council, Eye Health, Retrieved February 8, 2012 from http://www.thevisioncouncil.org/consumers/content_42.cfm?navID=25.
**The Vision Council, Your Health and Your Eyes, Retrieved February 8, 2012 from

*”VSP Vision Care Study: Nearly 8 Out of 10 Kids Have Never Had an Eye Exam,” Vision Service Plan, September 3, 2008.
**Vision Care: Focusing on the Workplace Benefit, Vision Council of America, Fall 2008. 


Why do I need Vision NowSM?

Even in today's economy, budgeting for regular eye exams is vital because early diagnosis and timely treatment of eye diseases – such as diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and glaucoma – necessary for good visual health. Our vision policy can help defray the cost of those exams and treatment.

Did you know?

Did you know?

An estimated 61 million adults in the United States are at high risk for serious vision loss, but only half visited an eye doctor in the past 12 months.*

National and state data show that more than half of adult Americans who did not seek eye care are due to lack of awareness or costs; which often exacerbated by lack of adequate health insurance.*

Approximately 14 million individuals aged 12 years and older have visual impairment, among which more than 80% could be corrected to good vision with refractive correction.*

*Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Vision Health Initiative Fast Facts, Retrieved February 8, 2012 from http://www.cdc.gov/visionhealth/basic_information/fast_facts.htm.


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