Key points at a glance
  • Double protection for eyeglasses, hearing aids, etc.: This insurance protects eyeglasses, hearing aids, and other medical aids against loss and damage.
  • Extra protection for household insurance: Without this supplementary coverage (from CHF 70), substantial costs can be incurred.
  • Supplementary benefits: The insurance coverage is provided on a supplementary basis to benefits from other insurance such as OASI, invalidity insurance, health insurance, and accident insurance.

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All-round protection for eyeglasses, hearing aids & other medical aids

You fall and break your eyeglasses, or you lose your hearing aid on the beach in Ibiza? No worries: Our insurance protects eyeglasses, hearing aids and other medical aids against accidents and everyday mishaps. 

For an annual premium from around CHF 70, your medical aids are covered.

The insurance covers the costs of:

  • damage caused by yourself or a third party
  • loss 
  • theft away from home

However, it's not just your own medical aids that are covered, but also those of all the other persons who live in your household: family, partner, roommates. And if you purchase replacement eyeglasses, for example, these are automatically included in the coverage.

The following medical aids are insured:

  • corrective eyeglasses such as eyeglasses, reading glasses, sunglasses, corrective glasses
  • hearing aids including accessories
  • wheelchairs including electrically operated wheelchairs
  • medical measuring instruments and ventilators
  • insulin syringes
  • walking aids of all kinds, such as crutches, sticks, etc.

This insurance is ideal for anyone who wants comprehensive protection for their medical aids. You can add it to your household contents insurance or take it out individually. Precisely in line with your needs.

You will find GICs for policies taken out before October 2021 in your myAXA customer portal.

Examples of a claim

Sat on his eyeglasses

Sat on his eyeglasses

Peter's once again searching for his eyeglasses. He throws himself onto the sofa in exasperation – and sits directly on the eyeglasses. The frame breaks and Peter blows a fuse.

  1. Statement of costs
  2. Total damage/loss for eyeglasses CHF 3, 490
  3. Peter's deductible CHF 200
  4. Compensation by AXA CHF 3, 290

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