Unlike LASIK and PRK, which are generally considered elective surgeries, cataract surgery is considered medically necessary and is therefore covered by MSP.
However, if you choose to upgrade to a premium lens
during your surgery (such as a multifocal or Toric lens), you may be responsible for paying a portion of the costs out of pocket. Patients who get medical care under the Medical Services Plan (MSP) will be eligible for a free monofocal lens (the most common kind of replacement lens) with no out-of-pocket costs.
To find out more about coverage for cataract surgery under MSP, speak with your doctor or an eye specialist today. They can help you understand your options and make sure that you get the care that you need.