Vision Insurance Plans

We accept most major insurance vision plans and medical vision plans including VSP, EyeMed, Medical Eye Services, Medicare, and many others. We can also bill your PPO or POS for emergency medical treatment.

Our Torrance optometric staff are experts with insurance and vision plans

Major Vision Plans

Aetna, Aetna Vision, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Blue Cross PPO, Blue Shield PPO, CIGNA, EyeMed, Great-West, Medical Eye Services, Medicare, MetLife, PacifiCare, Safeguard PPO, Superior Vision, Tricare and more.

How Much Will It Cost?

Vision and insurance plans vary and your benefits during the year may vary or have spending limits. We help you maximize the use of your vision plan benefits. We look at your specific coverage and check with your provider to confirm what is available to you. So, please call us at (310) 618-2244 to find out about specific eye care and eyewear costs and you and your plan.

Are you asking yourself "How much will my vision care plan pay for exams?"

Are you wondering "What will glasses and contacts cost?"

Call us at 310 618-2244 to find out how your plan benefits can help to offset your eyecare needs at Torrance Optometry.
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What We Need to Know

We check in advance on what your vision plan benefits are, and how often you are elibible for services and materials. Then, we help to maximize the use of these benefits to give the most value in fulfilling your eyecare needs.

To help you, we'll need the following information about the person covered (the subscriber or employee) by your vision care plan.

  • name of subscriber
  • subscriber's insurance ID number
  • birthdate of subscriber
  • social security number of subscriber(sometimes needed)

This information is requested by your vision care company from us so that we can check your eligibility and benefits allowances. Please have this information ready when you call to schedule your appointment. We treat your personal information with great care and keep your data private. We share it only with your vision plan providers and, if necessary, in accordance with Federal HIPAA requirements. See our notice of privacy practices for more.

What's the Difference Between Health and Vision Insurance?

Your Vision Insurance is separate from your Health Insurance. It's often from a different insurance provider and covers the annual eye exam necessary to determine if you need an eyeglasses prescription, or a change in the prescription you currently have. Most Vision Insurance has either a moderate allowance for a set of glasses or a fixed dollar amount for contact lens care. Only very rarely are both eyeglasses and contact lenses paid for by your insurance in the same enrollment year. The contact lens coverage typically includes the professional evaluation and a limited supply of contacts.

Your Medical Insurance covers you for anything that has a medical diagnosis. This would include visits for an eye infection, corneal foreign body removal, sudden onset of flashes and floaters, dry eye problems, and chronic or acute allergy issues. Your Medical Insurance would also cover progress evaluations to monitor cataracts, glaucoma and other recurring issues.

vsp Aetna BlueCross BlueShield Cigna EyeMed vision care insurance Medical Eye Services Medicare Safeguard insurance Superior Vision Services TRICARE insurance plan

Local Unions

We work with Union benefit insurance plans as well, so call us to discuss your plan.

ILWU-PMA Torrance Optometry invites International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) members and their families to visit us for all their eye health care needs.

International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Pacific Maritime Association

Don't See Your Plan Listed?

Call us to find out about your situation. Our staff is happy to discuss how your plan supports you a Torrance Optometry.


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Torrance Optometry

1261 Cabrillo Ave
Ste 200
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 618-2244

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Optometry Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-1pm
& 2pm-6pm
(closed 1-2pm)
Sat 9am-2pm

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