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Hometown Optical is an in-network provider for most Vision Care Plans including EyeMed and Spectera.

  • AlwaysCare
  • Avesis
  • Coast to Coast Vision
  • EyeBenefits
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • National Vision Administrators, L.L.C. (NVA)
  • Outlook Benefit Solutions
  • Quality Vision Network (QVN)
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Vision Benefits of America
  • Vision Insurance Plan of America, Inc. (VIPA)

Hometown Optical also accepts many employer and organization discount plans and CareCredit.


Eye Exams

Hometown Optical offers full-scale optometry services.

Hometown Optical also accepts most vision insurance plans. We have a rigorous doctor screening process, and choose only to partner with optometrists who share our dedication to offering the best patient care and service in the eye care health industry. Each of our optometrist partners are fully licensed Doctors of Optometry, and offer personalized services tailored to fit your individual eye care needs. We are proud to say our partner doctors use patient friendly tools and instruments to write some of the most accurate prescriptions in the profession.

A comprehensive eye exam with a Hometown Optical partner Doctor of Optometry typically includes the following:

  • A detailed patient history
  • Visual acuity testing
  • Pupil evaluation
  • Extraocular motility function
  • Examination of peripheral visual field
  • Retinoscopy
  • Refraction
  • Keratometry test
  • Biomicroscopy of the external ocular adnexa
  • Intraocular pressure measurement
  • Examination of the health of the internal ocular media and fundus

Contact your nearest Hometown Optical location to schedule an appointment with one of our friendly and knowledgeable optometrist partners today.

Flexible Spending Account FSA

You may have already paid for glasses!

Every year many of us pay into Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts, or what is called an FSA or HSA. Did you know your FSA covers eyeglasses, eye exams, contacts and even prescription sunglasses? Did you also know that if you don’t use these benefits, you lose them? Don’t lose the benefits you paid for. Come in and see us at Hometown Optical and let us help you make the most of your FSA benefits, because after all, if you have an FSA you’ve already paid for glasses!


Hometown Optical Discount Vision Plan – Acuity Advantage Elite

Most group health plans do not cover vision. Those that do, often provide only minimal coverage at a premium cost to the employer and the employee. Hometown Optical offers many plans and programs for companies and groups, including a supplementary corporate/group vision plan.

The Hometown Optical Discount Vision Plan – Acuity Advantage Elite is designed for businesses and organizations of any size – even those that currently offer vision coverage. This supplementary program enhances other benefit packages with substantially reduced prices on glasses, contact lenses, exams and eyewear accessories. Best of all, there are no deductibles and no annual limit on purchases for your entire family!

Benefits Include:

  • 30% – 60% savings on all frames
  • 20% – 40% savings on all lenses*
  • 10% savings on all contact lenses
  • 35% – 65% savings on all lens enhancements*
  • $10 savings on eye exams
  • Complementary adjustments and cleaning
  • Unlimited usage and frequency for your entire family

* Off average national retail price

Anyone can start the process. Whether you are an employee, employer or human resource professional you can learn more about how your company or organization can benefit from Hometown Optical Group Discount Program or from a more extensive, customized plan. Simply contact our account manager Felicia Thomas at f.thomas@hwholdings.com or call her at (309) 938-4949 ext. 6111.

Eyeglass Lenses

State-of-the-Art Digital Lens Lab

Until recently, eyeglass lenses were a compromise. Everyone wore the same lenses for work, relaxation, recreation, and even sports. Hometown Optical has changed all that by offering today’s advanced digital lens technology that provides you with lifestyle lenses and lens treatments designed specifically for everything you do from work to recreation. Our doctors and trained opticians will demonstrate and suggest lenses and lens treatments that help you see and function better, enhance your appearance and provide ultimate visual comfort and safety in eyewear selection.

At Hometown Optical, we use our own state-of-the-art centralized optical lab. We are constantly researching and investing in lens manufacturing technology to offer the latest products on the market to our customers. By controlling the lens-making process, we are able to able to ensure the quality of every lens while providing quick turnaround times. All of our lenses are made to order by our expert, highly trained technicians. We have a comprehensive selection of lens options including our own free-form digital designs. Our lab is an industry leader and a model for the future of laboratory facilities.

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