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Vision Insurance


MetLife serves more than 100 million people1 and provides benefits and retirement solutions to more than 90 Fortune 100 companies2. MetLife’s customer-focused solutions, exceptional service and proven expertise — combined with state-of-the-art capabilities of strategic third-parties — provides expert guidance that employers can be confident in.

How it helps


  • A broad suite of supplemental vision benefit options to meet unique employee needs

  • Excellent service and a simple administrative experience MetLife is known for with access to digital platforms 24/7

  • Access to one of the largest vision provider networks in the country


  • Vision exams help detect vision changes—but there’s more to them than meets the eye.  Routine vision exams are not only important for your sight.  They may also help detect early signs of serious problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, certain cancers and other conditions.3 Making this connection between vision exams and overall health can help employees see the full value of the benefits you offer.

  • Focus on savings and simplicity: Savings4 are built into your plan design, so employees may realize savings  on total costs—including premiums and out-of-pocket costs—for eye exams, prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses.

  • Flexible: Choose from a wide range of plan designs, including $0 copay options.

  • Convenient: Employees can choose from over 132,000 provider access points in the network, including private and retail center locations such as Costco Optical, Sam’s Club, Walmart and more.  Also, 83% of our network private practice providers offer extended evening, weekend or early morning hours.5

  • Simple: There are no ID card or in-network claims forms needed. 

Available Products

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1 MetLife Corporate Fact Sheet

MetLife Internal Data as of December 31, 2021

3 Population Health Management, The role of comprehensive eye exams in the early detection of diabetes and other chronic diseases in an employed population,, accessed August 2021.

4 Savings from enrolling in the MetLife Vision Plan will depend on various factors, including plan premiums, number of visits per year to an eyecare professional, and the cost of the services and materials received.

5 MetLife data as of November 2021.

Availability of products and features are based on MetLife’s guidelines, group size, underwriting and state requirements.

Like most group benefits programs, benefit programs offered by MetLife contain certain exclusions, exceptions, waiting periods, reductions, limitations and terms for keeping them in force. Ask your MetLife group representative for costs and complete details.

Vision insurance is issued by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY. Certain claim and network administration services are provided through Vision Service Plan (VSP), Rancho Cordova, CA. VSP is not affiliated with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company or its affiliates.

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