The Superior Officers Council Retiree Health and Welfare Fund provides an annual optical benefit to retired members and their eligible dependents. Our provider, Visionworks/Davis Vision, is a leading national administrator of quality vision care programs.
Benefits provided by Vision Works/Davis Vision are an In-Network only plan and are subject to applicable co-payments. With Davis Vision you have access to licensed providers in both private practice and retail locations who are extensively reviewed and credentialed to ensure stringent standards for quality and service is maintained

The Davis Vision Program features an in-network benefit that offers the opportunity to obtain services for an eye examination with dilation, as professionally indicated, as well as obtain eyeglasses or contact lenses at fixed copayments.

  • Eye Examination – (including dilation as professionally indicated) is covered at a participating network provider with the applicable copayment. 
    • Basic Copayments for an In-Network Provider:
      • $25 for exam
      • $0 for glasses
  • Spectacle Lenses (one pair) – including single vision, bifocal, or trifocal lenses, in any prescription range with no copayment.
  • Frames – you may choose any Fashion, Designer or Premier level frame from the Visionworks/Davis Vision collection, covered in full. Or, if you select another frame in the network provider's office a $65 credit will be applied.
  • Contact Lenses (in lieu of eyeglasses) – Every 12 months you may select contact lenses. Any contact lenses from Davis Vision's Contact Lens Collection will be covered in full per the number indicated below, your evaluation, fitting and follow up care will also be covered. The plan covers most popular types of contact lenses including standard, soft, daily-wear (available with no co-payment Contact Lens Collection (includes evaluation, fitting and follow up).
    • In lieu of the Davis Vision contact lenses, members may use their $45 credit toward the provider’s own supply of contact lenses, evaluation, fitting and follow-up care. This credit also may apply toward contact lenses received at participating retail locations.

NOTE: Most people can wear contact lenses; however, once contact lenses are provided, they may not be exchanged for eyeglasses. Routine eye examinations may not include professional service for contact lens evaluation. Any applicable fees are the responsibility of the patient.