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Cataract surgery with normal lenses. Will medicare cover?
14 doctors weighed in

Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Medicare covers monofocal intraocular lenses.

In brief: Yes
Medicare covers monofocal intraocular lenses.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Benjamin Chun
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes. Medicare covers 80%, though.

In brief: Yes
Yes. Medicare covers 80%, though.
Dr. Benjamin Chun
Dr. Benjamin Chun
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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Standard monofocal lens is cover by medicare.
The standard lens usually good for one focal distance. Most of the time the patient choices distance vision then the patient will need reading glasses and computer glasses.

In brief: Yes
Standard monofocal lens is cover by medicare.
The standard lens usually good for one focal distance. Most of the time the patient choices distance vision then the patient will need reading glasses and computer glasses.
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
In brief: 80%
Medicare will cover 80%.
The rest is out-of-pocket unless you have a supplemental secondary insurance like blue cross, aarp, medicaid, etc.

In brief: 80%
Medicare will cover 80%.
The rest is out-of-pocket unless you have a supplemental secondary insurance like blue cross, aarp, medicaid, etc.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
In brief: Yes
Medicare covers 80% of the surgery costs.
The patient has to pay the remainder unless they have a secondary insurance.

In brief: Yes
Medicare covers 80% of the surgery costs.
The patient has to pay the remainder unless they have a secondary insurance.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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