Do vision plans cover the cost of cataract surgery?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

Vision insurance plans don’t usually cover the cost of cataract surgery, although some plans do offer benefit packages for eye surgery. Read the plan information carefully for specifics. Luckily, cataract surgery is usually covered under your standard health insurance plan or Medicare Part B.


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