Vision Care Expenses Financial Assistance

Low-income families struggle to pay for primary eye care. Costs for vision exams, eyeglasses, and contacts pile up quickly – especially if you have many children!

Medicaid sometimes lends a hand, depending on where you live and if you qualify. The federal government establishes the program basics, and states decide whether to include extra services such as vision care.

Finding an eye care center that takes your plan is another challenge.

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