Minimum Prescription Requirements

VSP only covers lenses that meet the minimum prescription criteria, unless the patient is eligible for plano lenses.

VSP’s Minimum Prescription Requirements:

The combined power in any meridian is ±0.50 diopters or greater in at least one eye or one of the following exceptions occurs:

  • Necessary prism of 0.50 diopters or greater in at least one eye
  • Anisometropia is 0.50 diopters or greater

If you receive an order from a doctor for lenses that do not meet this requirement, please void the order and notify him or her.