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How does insurance pay up-eyelid surgery


only a ophthalmologist can determaine a patient's up-eyelid need a sugery for medical reason. if pre-authorization was approved by an insurance company. Insurance will only pay to the Dr. office who asked authorization for such a procedure. seem to me insurance approved up-eyelid surgery only can be done in a ophtholmology office. Am I right? I don't feel comfortble to have a ophthalmologist to operate on skin just for medical reason anyway.

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drsenderoff


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New York, NY
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January 18, 2010 6:39 AM

It is very rare for an insurance company to pay for such a procedure. You will find an optomologist that can perform this procedure but it is always recommended that you find a board (more)
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