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Does insurance cover the cost of an artificial eye?

Learn Costs of an artificial eye prosthesis Does insurance cover the cost of an artificial eye? Most insurance policies such as PPO’s, HMO’s, EPO’s, and POS cover the cost of an artificial eye prosthesis, including MediCal, Medicare and most private insurance policies. Coverage for a prosthetic eye is not covered under a vision policy. An […]

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Do I need to remove my prosthesis every night?

Learn about removing prosthesis at Night Do I need to remove my prosthesis every night? No. It is not generally recommended that a patient remove their eye in the evening. When a prosthesis is fit properly it should be comfortable and retain in the eye socket. A prosthesis that is uncomfortable and needs to be […]

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How much does a Prosthetic Eye cost?

Learn about the Prosthetic Eye Cost Many patients ask, what is the Prosthetic Eye Cost? The prosthetic eye cost can range greatly. However, the cost should be related to the amount of time involved in the manufacture of the Prosthetic Eye. Is the ocularist painting the iris by hand, or using digital techniques? Digital technology […]

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Can I Still Drive A Car With One Eye?

Learn about Driving a Car with one eye Can I Still Drive A Car With One Eye? Absolutely. Some people shouldn’t be driving even if they have 2 seeing eyes! You may need additional mirrors and when driving at night, you should use a greater sense of caution. But there is no reason that you […]

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