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How much can a pterygium surgery cost?

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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: May be covered

If the pterygium is causing vision issues or chronic, constant irritation, it may be covered by medical insurance.
The cost if it is not covered will depend on where the surgery is done (less expensive at an outpatient surgery center than a hospital), and what approach is used. Ask your surgeon!

In brief: May be covered

If the pterygium is causing vision issues or chronic, constant irritation, it may be covered by medical insurance.
The cost if it is not covered will depend on where the surgery is done (less expensive at an outpatient surgery center than a hospital), and what approach is used. Ask your surgeon!
Dr. William Goldstein
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology

In brief: Pterygium costs

Depending on what techniques are used (amniotic membrane, fibrin glue, conjunctival autograft, mitomycin C), can cost between $900-1400 per eye.

In brief: Pterygium costs

Depending on what techniques are used (amniotic membrane, fibrin glue, conjunctival autograft, mitomycin C), can cost between $900-1400 per eye.
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Depends

This surgery is commonly done in an or with associated fees.
But some doctors can do it in their offices for a lesser fee. Discuss ahead of time - there is no set fee and these things are always negotiable provided you raise the issue - especially if you are paying cash and not being covered by insurance.

In brief: Depends

This surgery is commonly done in an or with associated fees.
But some doctors can do it in their offices for a lesser fee. Discuss ahead of time - there is no set fee and these things are always negotiable provided you raise the issue - especially if you are paying cash and not being covered by insurance.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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