The business case for addressing Vision and dental health.

On this page, you will find information on the importance of employers addressing dental and vision health in their covered populations.

The importance of Vision care
  • Vision care is more than just fitting glasses. Conditions that can be detected during a general eye exam include:
    • Cataracts
    • Cytomegalovirus
    • Chrohn's disease
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' disease
    • Herpes zoster
    • High cholesterol
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive retinopathy
    • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    • Lupus
    • Lyme disease
    • Macular degeneration
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Pseudotumor cerebri
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sickle cell anemia
    • Sjogren's syndrome
    • Tumors
    • Vascular disease
    Eye Exam
(Source: UnitedHealthcare) Employer Dental Care

Dental Exam

Information for employers to create a culture of health Vision
  • Aging workforce values vision benefit, but doesn’t take advantage of it
  • The Eyes have it in medical health
Dental
  • Beefing up Dental coverage may help lower medical costs
  • Cost-benefit analysis of a worksite oral-health promotion program