Cataract surgery is best thought of as lens transplant surgery, removing the old hard lens and replacing it with a new synthetic lens.
Take preventive action now against COVID-19
According to the CDC, older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease are at a higher risk of serious illness if they contract the COVID-19 virus. This means that most people with Medicare are at a higher risk.
Your health, safety, and welfare is our highest priority. In addition to practicing good everyday prevention through things such as hand washing and avoiding touching your face, the CDC says there is more you can do to take precautions against COVID-19 and reduce your risk of exposure:
Remember: Medicare covers the lab tests for COVID-19 — you pay no out-of-pocket costs. And Medicare also covers all medically necessary hospitalizations.
For more information about Medicare and COVID-19, visit Medicare.gov.
The Medicare Team
Note: For the latest information on the coronavirus, including travel advisories, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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