Kaiser Permanente Laser Vision Correction
Cost & Payment Options
At Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, laser vision correction is a fee-for-service procedure. It is not covered under Health Plan benefits and you are required to pay for it. The cost of your procedure depends on several different factors, including the details of your treatment and your personal medical history. If you’d like to know how much a specific procedure costs, please call us at (888) 330-0665.
What Are My Payment Options?
You can pay for your procedure with cash, money order, or credit card.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) or Medical Savings Plans (MSP)
- Use your employer-provided flexible spending account or medical savings plan to help pay for Laser Vision Correction with pre-tax dollars
- Variable savings depending on your income and tax bracket
- Consult your employer health plan administrator for details about FSAs and MSPs
Costs vary based on prescription and procedure type. You and your refractive surgeon will discuss the treatment options that are best for you. For more information, contact the Northern California vision correction location nearest you.
Kaiser Permanente offers the following vision correction services:
- Surface Ablation (Including PRK and LASEK)
- Wavefront LASIK
- Wavefront Surface Ablation
- Wavefront IntraLase
- Cataract surgery with a premium intraocular lens
LASIK and Surface Ablation Procedure Fee Includes:
- Comprehensive clinical consultation including corneal topography, pachymetry, dilated and non-dilated refractions, eye pressure measurement and assessment of laser vision correction candidacy
- Professional surgical fee
- Laser center fee
- Twelve months of post-operative care
- Peri-operative antibiotic and anti-inflammatory drops
LASIK and Surface Ablation Procedure Fee DOES NOT Include:
- Any unscheduled visit or care for unrelated eye conditions
- Glasses for reading or enhanced distance vision, if necessary
- Outside second opinion
Cataract Surgery with a Premium Lens Fee Includes:
- Comprehensive clinical consultation including corneal topography, pachymetry, dilated and nondilated refractions, eye pressure measurement, assessment of candidacy, and possible other preoperative testing
- Professional surgical fee to remove the cataract and implant the lens
- Premium lens (multifocal or Toric)
- Five weeks of postoperative care
- The fee does not include the copays related to the basic cataract surgery, which is covered by your health plan coverage