Original Medicare does not cover routine eye exams for eyeglasses or contact lenses. You are responsible for all costs associated with the exams, glasses or contacts.
Some Medicare Advantage plans include coverage for routine vision.
Does Medicare cover any vision?
While Original Medicare does not cover routine vision exams, glasses or contact lenses, Medicare Part B may does certain tests and treatments for serious eye conditions.
Vision care that Medicare Part B covers:
Eye exams for people with diabetes.
Glaucoma tests for people at high risk.
Macular degeneration tests and treatment.