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Eye Exams for Active Duty Service Members

If you are an active duty service member or activated Guard-Reserve member, you can get a routine eye examAn assessment of your vision and the health of your eyes performed by either an optometrist or ophthalmologist. You will get a prescription for glasses or contact lenses if you need them. A routine eye exam is more than the simple vision screening test conducted by your primary care doctor using a standard eye chart. as you need to maintain fitness for duty.


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  • You'll get your eye exams from a military hospital or clinic. If you do get a referral from your primary care manager, you can visit an overseas host-nation provider.
  • If you visit a host-nation provider without a referral, you're responsible for the entire cost.

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Last Updated 8/4/2014