Vision Plans and Rates

Davis Vision serves as the insurance carrier for the University's vision plans.  Davis is one of the nation's largest vision-care providers, with a network of more than 30,000 ophthalmologists and optometrists. Two vision plan options are offered at Pitt. Both provide great value at affordable prices.

Questions? Contact Davis Vision online or call 1-877-923-2847 (prior to enrollment) or 1-800-999-5431 (current participants).

Vision Plan Rates, Definitions & Explanations

The current plan year’s rates are available by clicking here.

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Fashion Excellence Plan

All participants, regardless of age, are eligible for a comprehensive eye examination and one pair of eyeglass lenses, along with an allowance for frames OR contact lenses evaluation and fitting, along with an allowance for contact lenses, once every 12 months.

Benefit GuideSummary Plan Description

Designer Gold Plan

The Designer Gold Plan is a "buy-up" option from the base Fashion Excellence Plan. Designer Gold Plan participants enjoy a greater allowance toward the cost of frames or contact lenses, in addition to 100 percent coverage of annual eye examinations and eyeglass lenses.

Benefit Guide | Summary Plan Description

Vision Benefit Providers

Benefits eligibility and listings of participating providers and services may be found on the Davis Vision Web site.

To locate participating providers in the Davis Vision network
  1. Go to
  2. Click on "Members"
  3. Under the box "Open enrollment/Discount plan" enter:
  • Client Code 4228 for the Fashion Excellence Plan
  • Client Code 4583 for the Designer Gold Plan