Ophthalmologic Procedures, Devices and Therapies
These are the AT&T CarePlus covered procedures and services effective January 1, 2023. Prior approval is required, please contact CarePlus customer care at 1-877-261-3340.
Corneal Stem Cell Transplant
CustomFlex™ Artificial Iris – CustomFlex™ Artificial Iris is a custom iris prosthesis, for both medical and aesthetic reconstruction of the eyes with complete or partial aniridia. It gives the eye color as well as protection by creating an artificial pupil that reduces the amount of light entering the eye
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
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.
Subretinal implant phototransducer (Alpha IMS) – for individuals with significant loss of visual field due to hereditary retinal degeneration
Telescopic Contact Lens
Integrated with 3-D television eyeglasses (“smart glasses”) for patients with age-related macular degeneration.