Does Vision Insurance Cover Lasik Surgery?
Are you considering getting Lasik eye surgery? Is your fear of no insurance coverage for such a procedure holding you back? You don’t need to wonder anymore; vision insurance allows for some flexibility when it comes to unique situations that make Lasik necessary.
Here are a few key questions to consider as you decide whether or not to get Lasik, and what vision insurance covers.
How much does Lasik eye surgery cost?
Lasik eye procedures typically costs $2,200 per eye or $4,400 for both eyes. Here is a better breakdown of the expected pricing. You have several different options to choose from, depending on what type of Lasik procedure you require.
When would Lasik be medically necessary?
You are considered eligible for Lasik by most insurance companies if you are having eye trouble following an injury or operation. If you are unable to wear glasses or contacts, this also may qualify you for Lasik.
Are there other ways to pay for Lasik?
Vision Insurance plans cover extra expenses other than glasses or contacts or eye exams. If medically necessary, you could get a Lasik procedure covered by insurance. Speak with your eye doctor for more details on what may be available for you. Educating yourself on what vision insurance does and doesn’t cover may help you plan ahead for a Lasik, how you qualify, and how to access the procedures you need.
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