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Vision benefits include a routine eye exam and glasses once every two years for adults and once every year for dependent children. The Plan offers three different options for vision care:

The Carpenter Vision Center is owned and operated by the New England Carpenters Health Benefits Fund. It offers complete eye examinations and the largest selection of frames available under the Plan. The Vision Center is located at 750 Dorchester Avenue, Boston, MA, 02125 and offers afternoon, evening and Saturday appointments. Call (617) 782-0100 for an appointment.

Monday8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (Schedule Appointments Only)
Tuesday – Thursday12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Saturday8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Davis Vision Program is a network of private doctors under contract to provide routine eye exams and eyeglasses. There is a select group of frames available under the Davis Vision Plan. Network doctors are located throughout New England. To find a doctor near you, call 1-800-999-5431 or visit their website at

The Optional Vision Benefit allows you to see any eye doctor you choose and receive a partial reimbursement. This option is available only to members of Plan I or Plan II or members from Locals 1996, 1891 and 118 who live in Maine, New Hampshire or Vermont. Refer to your Summary Plan Description for details.

Retirees are covered for vision care if they are current with their union dues.