Affording Cataract Surgery with Lifestyle Lenses
The cost of cataract surgery with monofocal intraocular lenses is typically partially covered by Medicare and other private insurance companies. Patients who wish to upgrade their eyesight with Lifestyle Lenses such as trifocal or Toric lenses will usually incur some out-of-pocket costs because these lenses are deemed medically unnecessary. Scroll down to learn different ways to make Lifestyle Lenses affordable for your budget.
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- OHP/Trillium *
- Pacific Source*
- Regence Medicare Advantage
- Samaritan Health
- Secure Horizons/AARP Medicare Complete
- United Healthcare
- VSP-Vision Service Plan
The above list of insurances is not a guarantee of coverage. If your insurance is not listed above, it does not mean that we do not accept that insurance. If you are unsure of your coverage, please contact your insurance carrier directly, or our office at 541-683-3744.* A referral may be required, please inquire with your insurance carrier.
Affording Lifestyle Lenses
For some patients, the extra expense for Lifestyle Lenses is well worth the investment in their improved quality of life. At Eugene Eye Clinic we offer options and recommendations to make clear vision – possibly without glasses – a reality for your budget:
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Tax refunds
- Credit cards
Flexible Spending Accounts for Cataract Surgery
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:
- The deadline for enrolling in your plan
- The deadline for using your saved money (you don’t want to lose it!)
- If you are a good candidate for cataract surgery with Lifestyle Lenses (schedule a consultation with us to find out for sure)
- How much you will need to set aside in your plan to cover all or part of your costs
Tax Refunds for Cataract Surgery
A tax refund windfall can make a sizable dent in the cost of your cataract procedure. If you want to improve your quality of life by reducing or eliminating your need for glasses after surgery, using your tax refund is a great way to get started.
Credit Cards for Cataract Surgery
We accept the following credit cards for cataract surgery and Lifestyle Lenses:
- American Express
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 in Eugene, OR. Schedule your consultation today.