Optometrist giving eye exam

L.A. Care Vision

Affordable Eye Care for You and Your Family

Vision Services


Eye exams are covered by L.A. Care for members of all ages. Members who are under 21 years of age, pregnant or living in a nursing home are covered for one pair of eyeglasses every two (2) years unless the prescription changes. This includes lenses and covered frames for eyeglasses when authorized.
To find out more about eye exams or vision care coverage, call Vision Service Plan at 800-877-7195 (TTY/TDD 1-800-428-4833). No-cost interpreting services, including American Sign Language, are available.

L.A. Care Covered™ and L.A. Care Covered Direct

L.A. Care Covered™ and L.A. Care Covered Direct™ provides vision coverage for members up to the age of 19 through VSP. Coverage includes 

  • One routine eye exam per year
  • One (1) eyewear prescription (one pair of glasses or contact lenses) each year   

Copays do not apply to these services. Laser vision procedures are not covered. To locate a participating provider, call VSP at 1-800-877-7195. You can also review the Evidence of Coverage (Member Handbook) for L.A. Care Covered™ and L.A. Care Covered Direct™  or call L.A. Care Covered Member Services at 1-855-270-2327 (TTY/TDD 711) for more coverage details.


There is no coverage for routine vision services of any kind. Call our Member Services Department at 1-888-839-9909 if you have any questions.