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What insurance companies cover strabismus (wandering eye) surgery?

Policy dependent. Most insurance companies offer different policies-and coverage varies. You'll need to call your company to see if this service is covered by your policy. Most will require that you get 'prior approval' and many will require a 2nd opinion before they will grant that approval. The severity of the problem, age of patient, and liklihood that surgery will be beneficial may be taken into account. Read more...

How risky is strabismus (wandering) eye surgery?

See below. Every eye surgery has risks including bleeding, infection, need for more surgery, etc. Luckily these risks are rare. You need to have a frank discussion with the ophthalmologist recommending strabismus surgery for you. Read more...