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Where can you find a list of eyeglass providers who accept Medicare?

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An eye surgeon who performs lens implant surgery for cataracts and who takes Medicare can provide a list of local eyeglass providers who take Medicare, according to Caring.com. Medicare does not pay for eyeglasses for seniors who need them to see clearly.

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Medicare only pays for the eyeglasses required after cataract surgery that involves implantation of an intraocular lens; it doesn't cover any other types of eyeglasses a patient might require, Medicare explains. Medicare only covers cataract surgery expenses, including eyeglasses or contact lenses for postsurgical care, if they are provided by a Medicare-approved provider. However, Medicare may pay for an eye specialist's services treating eye problems other than the need for glasses, according to Caring.com.

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