Whether you are playing sport, dressing up for an event or just going for a different look, contact lenses give you the freedom to do so and can be a great alternative to your prescription glasses. But can you claim them as part of your optical extras? Read on to find out.

Claiming contact lenses with health insurance

Most health insurers cover contact lenses as part of their extras packages. At Specsavers, we want you to get extra value with your optical extras. That’s why we have over 40 different types of contact lenses to choose from, which you may be able to claim as part of your extras cover. With contact lenses for astigmatism to multifocal lenses, you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for. We stock a wide range of popular brands including Acuvue, Air Optix, Biofinity, Focus Dailies and Proclear.

How do I claim contact lenses with health insurance?

You can use your optical extras to claim on contact lenses instantly in-store and now, exclusive to Specsavers, you can claim immediately with your health fund online, in one simple transaction. If you're with one of the health funds below, simply enter your membership number at checkout to make an instant claim. We'll deduct any allowance from your total and let you know if there's any gap to pay.

Health funds with Medipass

“Exclusive to Specsavers, you can claim immediately with your health fund online.”

Why choose contact lenses?

We love glasses, but we also know they’re not always the right option. Playing sport, applying makeup and even travelling can be made easier with the help of contact lenses. As well as the practical benefits, contact lenses are great for those times when you don’t want your eyes to be hidden, such as a formal event.

Get extra with your optical extras. Instantly claim your contact lenses online in one simple transaction with Specsavers.