Ophthalmologist (Eye Dr.) Who Accepts Medicare
If you’re seeking an ophthalmologist who accepts Medicare in South Florida, consider Dr. Elise Leonard. As a highly trained and experienced ophthalmologist, Dr. Leonard is a reliable choice for all of your eye care needs. Our office is accepting Medicare for covered eye services.
Medicare Coverage For Eye Care
Medicare provides coverage for select services provided by ophthalmologists. While Medicare doesn’t offer coverage for routine eye exams for glasses or contact lenses, other forms of vision care can be covered by Medicare. Mainly, Medicare covers eye care services for chronic eye conditions like cataracts and glaucoma.
Eye screenings to diagnose a potential eye condition, as well as basic components of surgical procedures used to repair the eye in patients with chronic eye conditions, are covered under Medicare. Additionally, Medicare may cover the cost of new glasses after cataract surgery.
Expert Eye Care For Cataracts
Dr. Leonard provides expert care for patients with cataracts. Having performed many cataract procedures over the years, she has the expertise to tailor the surgery to your needs. To determine if laser cataract surgery is the right choice for you, Dr. Leonard will perform a thorough examination, during which she’ll explain your surgical options and offer assistance in selecting the type of cataract surgery that will best compliment your lifestyle.
As an ophthalmologist who accepts Medicare in Sunrise, Florida, Dr. Leonard can restore your vision so that you can get back to your daily activities. Medicare covers standard cataract surgery if it is medically necessary. Dr. Leonard offers the latest techniques and intraocular lenses to give you a safe and comfortable experience. She will explain all of your options when you come in for your appointment.
Eye Care For Common Conditions
In addition to cataracts, Dr. Leonard provides care for common eye conditions as an ophthalmologist in South Florida. Having been in practice in South Florida since 1982, Dr. Leonard has the experience to provide unmatched eye care for a broad range of needs.
In addition to cataracts and glaucoma, Dr. Leonard provides care for eye conditions including conjunctivitis, blepharitis, stye, corneal abrasion, and retinal conditions. Additionally, if you need emergency vision care, you can visit our practice for urgent treatment. In the case of an eye emergency, Medicare may cover some of the required care, with the patient responsible for coinsurances, copayments, and the deductible.