Discount Vision Plan at The Eye InstituteMany college and university students do not have a vision care benefit as part of their health coverage. The Eye Institute of The Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University is pleased to offer the following discount eye care and eyewear benefit to college and university students.

The vision benefit includes the following components:

  • Fee reduction for routine comprehensive vision and ocular health evaluations
  • Reduction in contact lens fitting fees
  • Reduction in professional services at the William Feinbloom Low Vision Service
  • Reduction in professional services for Vision Therapy related services
  • Fee reduction for all specialty ophthalmology services (if not covered by medical insurance)
  • Discounts on all frames and lenses


Comprehensive Vision and Ocular Health Evaluation:

The comprehensive vision and ocular health evaluation includes the following components:

  • Complete ocular, vision and systemic history
  • External examination of the eye and adnexa
  • Gross visual field assessment
  • Basic sensory-motor examination
  • Eye pressure check
  • Dilated retinal examination

Benefit: Examination fee = $55.00 (a 44% reduction in the usual and customary fee)

Routine and Specialty Contact Lens Fitting Fees:

A contact lens fitting visit includes the selection of trial contact lenses that ensure good vision, lens performance, and patient comfort.

Benefit: Fitting fee = 20% reduction in professional fitting fees

Specialty Ophthalmologic Consultations

(For occasions when the patient does not have medical insurance)

Benefit: 30% reduction in usual and customary fees

Feinbloom Low Vision Services Professional Services:

Benefit: 20% reduction in usual and customary professional fees | 20% reduction in cost of optical aids

Ophthalmic Materials (frames and lens discount):

Benefit: Complete (select frames and lenses) single vision = $59.99
Complete (select frames and lenses) bifocals = $79.99
Entire frame and lens inventory: 30 % reduction in retail cost of frames and lenses


All full and part-time college students are eligible for this discount vision care benefit.

College students can receive the benefits defined in this vision care discount package by complying with the following:

  1. When making an appointment, indicate to the appointment representative you are a college student and would like to take advantage of The Eye Institute’s Discount Vision Plan for College Students.
  2. When checking in for your appointment, present your student identification card/badge.