The cost of cataract surgery with monofocal intraocular lenses is typically partially covered by Medicare and other private insurance companies. However, patients who wish to upgrade their eyesight with Lifestyle Lenses such as multifocal or Astigmatism Correction lenses will usually incur some out-of-pocket costs because these lenses are considered medically unnecessary.
For some patients, the difference between “medically unnecessary” and a greatly improved quality of life is worth the extra expense. At Palmetto Eye & Laser Center we offer options and recommendations to make clear vision – possibly without glasses – a reality for your budget:
You may be unaware that vision financing is available through our partners. If you qualify, you can have your advanced cataract surgery procedure with no money down and pay for it over time.
If you work for a company that offers a Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account, you may be able to set aside pre-tax earnings to save for cataract surgery and Lifestyle Lenses. These plans can lower your overall cost due to the tax savings.
Most plans have specific rules you must follow, so make sure you know:
At Palmetto Eye & Laser Center we accept the following credit cards for cataract surgery and Lifestyle Lenses:
We also accept cash and personal check.
Our staff will be happy to help you understand your options when it comes to affording cataract surgery.