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If i have small ventricles in my brain and swelling behind my right eye, its what causes my eye aches and my headaches my insurance won't cover an eye exam right now can you get an eye exam covered by my insurance? i am a patient of yours and you are the

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Dr. Joseph Sinclair
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Insurance coverage: Medical insurances often do not cover routine eye exams, but what you are describing would be covered under most medical plans. The diagnosis code would probably be headaches, or the swelling that you are describing. It sounds like you need to be seen by an ophthalmologist, and I would expect no issues with coverage by a medical insurance plan. Schedule the appointment for "headaches".

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