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A benefit your employees expect to see

Today’s employees know what they want – and what they want (and need) is vision care.2 80%+ of respondents to a recent study say vision benefits are as important as general medical insurance.2 So, what was once a nice-to-have is now a must-have to not only keep employees’ eyesight sharp, but also to recruit and retain top talent. Check out these statistics. What you see might surprise you.

Desire for vision care

94% of U.S. Americans surveyed say vision care coverage is valuable.3

Importance of vision care

40% of employers say they believe workers leave their job to find employment that offers better benefits.4

Profit from vision care

The average employer gains $7 for every $1 invested in vision benefits saving over $2,700 annually per employee.5

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Young woman using smartphone, walking outdoors, smiling.

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  1.  Consumer inSights Q1 2022 Report; Vision Council; 2022.
  2.  Popke, M.; “Employees see vision benefits as critical but often leave them on the table, survey finds”; Benefits Pro;; April, 10, 2023.
  3. "The new standards for vision care"; The Harris Poll and XP Health;; February 2023.
  4. Miranda, D.; “Best Employee Benefits In 2024”; Forbes;; Updated Feb. 6, 2023.
  5. "Views: 7 key reasons employers need to offer better vision benefits"; Employee Benefit News;; June 2021.
  6. “The Clear Future: Employer Sponsored Vision Benefits”; Faster Capital;; Updated February 21, 2024.
  7. "Vision coverage can reduce overall health care costs"; US Rx Care;; June 2021.