72% of Americans need glasses or contact lenses.

You need a vision benefit plan that is simple, flexible, and completely portable.

Employees save an average of 70% on corrective eyewear and exams with our benefit plan.

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Annual eye exams

Flexible eyewear allowance

COBRA-free for same-rate portability


easy on benefit managers

You'll have a dedicated account manager to assist with all questions, communication materials, and support for you and your employees.

These plans are designed to reduce your workload, so you don't have to keep up with the administrative headache.

Have a question about Community Eye Care?

How it works

Click "Request a Proposal" to schedule a chat with us about your company profile and employee needs.

Set up your easy-to-understand plan and Community Eye Care will take care of all the membership materials for your benefits managers and employees.

Help your employees save an average of 70% on annual corrective eyewear expenses!

When you sign up for a Community Eye Care group plan, you'll have access to your own benefit managers portal making it convenient to:


  • Process new enrollments, changes, and terminations
  • Verify and update member's names, addresses, and dependent information
  • Print or request an ID card for a member
  • Download a census report of all enrolled members
  • Access a plan summary and enrollment form
  • View current month's invoice
  • Download a provider listing


Plan highlights

Flexible Allowance

Members can use their annual eyewear allowance on:

  • Frames
  • Single, bifocal, and trifocal lenses
  • Contact lenses and solution
  • Prescription and nonprescription sunglasses
  • Safety glasses
  • Blue light-blocking lenses, and more!


Eyewear discounts.

Members receive generous discounts from most in-network providers.

12-Month Benefit Cycle

All the components of a CEC plan operate on a yearly cycle.

LASIK Discounts

Members can save up to 50% relative national averages from more than 1,000 participating LASIK providers.

Eyewear Benefit

A flexible annual allowance that can be customized along with the copay amount.

No "in lieu of" restrictions.

Provider Network

CEC includes 26 national and regional retail chains, as well as private practices, including optometrists and ophthalmologists.


CEC offers one of the richest out-of-network benefits in the industry.

Members simply submit an online form for reimbursement.


With the Portability Plan Option, members who terminate employment, have the option of keeping their vision benefit with no increase in rate or change in coverage. And the employer retains no administrative or financial responsibilities whatsoever!

Employee Communications

CEC provides online and print communication resources to ensure members and HR managers are kept up-to-date with the latest plan information. Also available in Spanish.

CEC supports over 200 languages through communication partner services.

A Plan for Every Kind of Company

CEC clients include:

  • Hospitals and healthcare systems
  • School systems
  • County, city, and town governments
  • Professional service companies
  • Manufacturing and industrial businesses
  • Financial service companies, and more!

Benefits Manager Portal

Find a full range of online functions to make administration of your benefit plan easy and paperless.

Member Portal

Members have access to a secure member portal on the CEC website with 24/7 access to their benefit information. Members can view doctor visits and claims, find eligibility data, update address information, print temporary cards, and more!


Sunglasses aren't just a fashion accessory - they block harmful UV rays which can damage eyes. That's why they're covered with a CEC vision plan!

Blue Light-Blocking Lenses

 Too much screen time and digital eye strain lead to poor sleep, lack of productivity, and even a greater risk of nearsightedness. That's why blue light-blocking lenses are also covered with a CEC vision plan!



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Ocracoke, NC 27960