Eye exams (routine)

Eye exams (routine)

Medicare doesn’t cover eye exams (sometimes called “eye refractions”) for eyeglasses or contact lenses.

How often is it covered?
Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 100% for eye exams for eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Things to know

Note

Some Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) offer extra benefits that Original Medicare doesn’t cover - like vision, hearing, or dental. Contact the plan for more information.

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