Ophthalmologic Procedures, Devices and Therapies
These are the AT&T CarePlus covered procedures and services effective January 1, 2019. Prior approval is required, please contact CarePlus customer care at 1-877-261-3340.
Corneal Stem Cell Transplant
Drug-Eluting Contact Lenses
For treatment of glaucoma.
Epi-Rad 90 (Strontium-90 Brachytherapy)
For treatment of neovascular macular degeneration.
For cataract surgery.
LipiFlow® – Topical thermal pulsation system for treatment of the leading cause of Dry Eye. Note: this service is effective 4/1/2018
For treatment of symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion (VMA).
A wearable vision-assist device that combines a miniature camera mounted on eyeglasses along with an ear piece and processing unit.
Punctal Plug-based Delivery Systems for Glaucoma – Treatment for Open-Angle Glaucoma (OAG) that delivers accurate and consistent dosage of topical prostaglandin medication to the eye. Note: this service is effective 4/1/2018
Retisert™ Intravitreal Implant
For treatment of macular edema.
Telescopic Contact Lens
Integrated with 3-D television eyeglasses (“smart glasses”) for patients with age-related macular degeneration.