Medicare and a majority of health insurance plans usually cover most of the cataract surgery along with a standard cataract lens.This will give you the clear vision that cataracts have obstructed. But if you needed glasses for distance or reading before cataract surgery, it is likely that you will still need them afterwards, because some vision disorders are not related to the lens – they are the result of irregularities of the cornea.
If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), it can be used to pay for your LASIK procedure. But let's take a step back to the basics of an FSA.
This can be a super confusing time of year for medical planning, especially if you’re in the middle of your employer’s open enrollment period. You’re asked to think 12 months ahead and handcuff yourself to a plan and level of coverage. This is also when you can make allowances in your Flexible Spending Account, which is a great way to plan for LASIK.
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