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Does Medicare Part A Cover Cataract Surgery
A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye, which should normally be clear. Cataracts are usually painless and develop slowly, causing a gradual worsening of vision. Cataracts will affect the vision of most individuals by the time they are at the age of 75, but risk factors speeding up their development include diabetes, too much exposure to UV light (sunlight), ...Read more
Medicare pays for CS: Medicare pays for majority of cataract surgery. Extra costs if a patient desires a refractive implant or advanced implant to correct for astigmatism &/or reading vision & for laser cataract surgery, which helps many patients in long term recovery, decreased risk, complication rates. But medicare pays for about 80% or more depending on benefits. See: firstname.lastname@example.org ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not by cataract: Qualifying for medicare early (or rather, for medicaid) would be based on your underlying disability. Because cataracts are a treatable condition that generally result in good improvement in vision and no disability following surgery, they are unlikely to be a basis for a determination of disability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mostly not: Most insurances will cover the cost of the basic intraocular lens for replacement of focusing. Multifocals are, from their standpoint, an expensive add on. And they will not cover the added cost. If you want these, you will have to pay the extra $600-$1000 for the fancy lens. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After cataract surgery, how long do I need to wait before i can drive? I am semi-retired, 64 years old and a school bus driver part of the year. I'm preparing to have cataract surgery. How long after my surgery should I wait before it is safe for me to go
Discuss with doc: You should discuss this with your surgeon. Your vision should recover very quickly after cataract surgery unless there are special circumstances. Most patients can drive almost immediately, however, there can be some challenges using both eyes together if the un-operated eye has a high prescription. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After having cataract surgery, I now have a large "floater" which came from the back of my eye. It is blocking part of my vision. What can be done?
I had a cataract surgery 26 dec right eye but when i cover my left eye i see things skinny and smaller and they bend a little why is that?
Blur ; Distortion: It is not uncommon to experience such symptoms after cataract surgery. The medications you are using should help improve your symptom over time and some may take longer to heal than others. Also, underlying conditions may affect overall vision, ie. Reason for retinopexy. Consult with your surgeon during your dilation exam about these changes, worsening or improving. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medicare is a federal program that pays for certain health care expenses of individuals who are 65 years or older. It is divided into three parts, with Part A covering hospital bills, Part B covering doctor bills, and Part C providing the option to choose from a package of health care plans. Individuals who have Medicare ...Read more
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