Flexible Spending Account - Are designer eyeglasses covered?

Designer Eyeglasses and a Flexible Spending Account

One item that people consistently buy to spend down their Flexible Spending Account (FSA) funds are eyeglasses. It's no surprise to see people at the store scrambling to buy new glasses, or refilling their contact lens solution. This is especially true when the end of the FSA plan year approaches.

Designer eyeglasses are covered with a Flexible Spending Accountas long as you are getting prescription glasses. Eye care items must be used toward vision correction, or for specific medical purposes to qualify for FSA reimbursement.

Sorry - that means regular sunglasses would not be covered by your FSA.

March 15 FSA Grace Period Approaching?

Have an upcoming Flexible Spending Account grace period deadline on March 15? Not to worry! We have anEye Care bundlewith multipurpose disinfecting solution for contacts, eye masks and more!Shipping is free on this bundle and it comes with a free tote.

You can use your account for eye care for the following FSA eligible expenses:

  • An annual eye exam
  • LASIK eye surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Over-the-counter reading glasses
  • Prescription sunglasses
  • Contacts
  • Contact lens care

Ask Us About Your Flexible Spending Account

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