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Does medicare cover the new type of lenses for cataract patients?

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Dr. Rebecca Dale
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Medicare will cover the cost of the cataract surgery itself, but will not cover the cost of advanced technology lenses for correction of astigmatism or for decreasing the need for reading glasses after surgery.

In brief: No

Medicare will cover the cost of the cataract surgery itself, but will not cover the cost of advanced technology lenses for correction of astigmatism or for decreasing the need for reading glasses after surgery.
Dr. Rebecca Dale
Dr. Rebecca Dale
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Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Unfortunately it does not cover the advance lenses.

In brief: No

Unfortunately it does not cover the advance lenses.
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
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