Did You Know?

Tricare only covers glasses and contacts to treat certain conditions.


This includes:

  • Infantile Glaucoma
  • Corneal or scleral lenses for the treatment of Keratoconus
  • Scleral lenses to retain moisture when normal tearing is not present or is inadeqauate
  • Corneal or scleral lenses to reduce corneal irregularities other than astigmatism
  • Intraocular lenses, contact lenses, or glasses for loss of human lens function resulting from intraocular surgery, ocular injury or congenital absence
  • "Pinhole" glasses prescribed for use after surgery for detached retina


Tricare doesn't cover adjustments, cleaning, and repairs for glasses

Madigan Foundation Can Help!


Vision Program

Provides eye glasses for children and spouses of military members.

Through coordination with the Army Community Health Nursing Section, the Foundation provides funding for family members who may need financial assistance to purchase glasses.


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