Affordable Cataract Options

Cataract removal is seen as a medical necessity since it can cause blindness. This means that the surgery and standard monofocal intraocular lenses (IOL) will be covered by Medicare and most health insurance plans. A monofocal IOL will improve distance vision, but you will need glasses or contacts to see mid-range and close up.

Lenses that are referred to as “Advanced Technology IOLs” (or Intraocular Lenses, IOLs) are also available for this surgical procedure. If the patient chooses to upgrade from a Monofocal IOL to a Multifocal, Accommodating, or Toric IOL, you will pay out-of-pocket for the cost of the Advanced Technology IOLs and the additional testing and follow-up care needed. This is because these lenses are considered a luxury by Medicare and insurance companies and not a medical necessity.

Financing Options at Donelson Eye Associates

Your vision is our top priority at Donelson Eye Associates. The financing options for vision correction have never been better and can mean the difference between enjoying sharp, clear vision now, versus waiting until you’ve saved up the money.  We offer several special financing options with approved credit through Wells Fargo.

Another option is using Flex Spending or Health Savings Accounts to finance the procedure. To take advantage of any of these options, please call our office for an appointment at .

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