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The cost of routine eye exams and prescription eyewear can be of real concern, especially for large families. In many cases, vision insurance can lower these annual expenses.

A vision insurance policy is not the same as health insurance. Regular health insurance plans protect you against financial losses due to unexpected eye injuries or disease. Vision insurance, on the other hand, is a wellness benefit designed to provide routine eye care, prescription eyewear and other vision-related services at a reduced cost.

Because Optometry At Redwood Shores provides both medical and routine eye care, we accept a number of insurance plans to help cover the cost depending on your individual needs. Here are just some of the plans that we accept:

Medical Plans we accept

Aetna, Blue Cross (Anthem) Blue Shield, Cigna, Medicare, United HealthCare

Vision Plans accepted by Optometry@RedwoodShores

Vision Service Plan, Eyemed, MESC

We do accept other plans as well, so if you do not see your plan listed here, please give us a call and we would be happy to assist you. Our staff is also always available to answer any questions regarding your benefits.

Payment Options

Our office policy calls for payment at the time services are rendered. We are happy to assist you in the filing of your insurance claim. We may not be able to know precisely what your vision or medical insurance will cover. If your insurance will not pay the anticipated amount, has not reimbursed our office within 60 days, or pays you directly, you will be responsible for the balance due. We accept cash, personal checks, Visa, Mastercard.