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We participate with Medicare and most medical insurance plans, including:

  • Aetna
  • Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Carefirst Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna
  • CHAMPVA
  • Humana
  • John Hopkins
  • Medicaid MD
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Health Care


We only participate with a few select vision insurance plans. Please contact us if you have any questions about whether or not your specific vision insurance is covered.

Please note this list is not a guarantee of coverage. When you make your appointment, please notify our staff of your insurance coverage. Many insurance plans require you to have a referral from your primary care physician to see a specialist. Please check with your insurance carrier and if a referral is required by your insurance contract, please bring it with you for your visit.

Refraction Fee Notice

Refraction Fee Notice

There are two parts to your eye examination, which are billed separately.

The first charge includes the fee for the doctor to evaluate the health of your eyes. This charge is billable to your insurance company, and also to Medicare.

The second (vision) portion of your exam is called a “refraction,” which is a test performed to determine the best corrective lenses to be prescribed for each eye.

Although a refraction is a very important vision test, it is considered a non-medical procedure. Medicare and most insurance plans do not pay for this service, the fee of which is $50.00.

We request that payment for this service be made at the time of your visit. Thank you.