Cataract Surgery FAQs
Sure, cataract surgery might be one of the most-performed surgeries in the world, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have concerns. We’ve compiled an extensive list of helpful answers to our most common cataract questions. If you’re a bit nervous about the prospect of lens surgery, you’ll likely find these answers reassuring. If you’re already feeling cool and collected, well, a little confidence boost can’t hurt.
Cataract Insurance Information and Payment Options
Insurance will cover standard cataract surgery and a basic monofocal intra ocular lens (IOL). We now have the option to choose lenses that will allow freedom from glasses not possible with basic IOLs, but currently, insurance will only pay for the most basic IOL.
Let’s face it: most of us don’t like to talk about money. However, none of us are immune to the reality of the effect of the dollar on our lives. We invest where we can and we generally spend our money on the things that mean the most to us.
Request a Surgical Consultation
The first step in determining your candidacy for any procedure is to schedule a consultation and experience our comprehensive eye exam. This is the most complete eye exam available today and includes a consultation with one of our experienced surgeons. Utilizing advanced diagnostic technology, our surgeons will not only evaluate your candidacy for a procedure for but will look at the overall health of your eyes and establish a long term plan for your best vision.
Please help us provide you with the best experience by answering a few quick questions, and one of our surgical counselors will assist you. If you are a current patient and/or have a medical concern or question, please contact us directly at (301) 896-0890.