Eye Exams for Active Duty Family Members
Active duty family members (including family members of activatedCalled or ordered to active duty service for more than 30 days in a row. Guard or Reserve members) can get one routine eye examAn exam of your vision and the health of your eyes. per year. You may be eligible for more robust vision coverage, including help paying for glasses, contacts, and laser eye surgery, through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program. >> Learn more.
In the U.S.
TRICARE Prime/TRICARE Prime Remote
You can get routine eye exams from any TRICARE-authorized optometrist or ophthalmologist.
- Network provider (in your region): No referral needed
- Non-network provider: If you don't have a referral from your primary care manager, you'll be using the point-of-service option
You can get routine eye exams from any TRICARE-authorized optometrist or ophthalmologist. You don't need a referral or authorization.
US Family Health Plan
You can find an eye doctor online. Just choose your plan from this list:
- Johns Hopkins Medicine
- Martin's Point Health Care
- Brighton Marine Health Center
- St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers
- CHRISTUS Health
- Pacific Medical Centers (Pacmed Clinics)
TRICARE Prime Overseas
- You should try to get your eye exam at a military hospital or clinic.
- If you get an eye exam from an overseas provider, you must have a referral from your primary care manager.
TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas
You can get eye exams from an overseas optometrist or ophthalmologist.
- Optometrist: You don't need a referral. But you must have authorization from International SOS
- Ophthalmologist: You must have a referral from your primary care manager and authorization from International SOS
TRICARE Select Overseas
You can get eye exams from any authorized overseas optometrist or ophthalmologist. You don't need a referral or authorization.
Last Updated 8/31/2021