• iStent Implant with Lens Exchange


    Question: If we implant an iStent during a lens exchange, can we still bill the payer for it?

    Answer: The patient is responsible for payment. If they have an allowable for it, payers only reimburse an iStent when implanted in conjunction with cataract surgery.

    Learn more about minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) in Ophthalmic Coding: Learn to Code Glaucoma.