Lenses (Contact or Intraocular) and Eye Glasses

TRICARE's vision coverage varies depending on who you are. Check the table below to see what you are covered for and where to go.

If you're a(n)...  You qualify for:  What you need to do: 

Active Duty Service Member (includes activatedCalled or ordered to active duty service for more than 30 days in a row. Guard/Reserve Members) 

Standard issue pair of frames and sunglasses plus one pair of glasses of your choice. 

TRICARE Prime:
Go to the Optometry clinic at the military hospital or clinic where you're enrolled.

TRICARE Prime Remote:
Order your glasses from the Navy Ophthalmic Support Training Activity Command

Non-Activated Guard/Reserve Member 

You may be able to get coverage through FEDVIP.

 Check your eligibility for FEDVIP.

Retired Service Member 

You may be able to get coverage through FEDVIP.

 Check your eligibility for FEDVIP

Family Member (spouse, children, etc.) 

You may be able to get coverage through FEDVIP.

 Check your eligibility for FEDVIP
Disclaimer:

This list of covered services is not all inclusive. TRICARE covers services that are medically necessaryTo be medically necessary means it is appropriate, reasonable, and adequate for your condition. and considered proven. There are special rules or limits on certain services, and some services are excluded.

Last Updated 3/20/2022