We want to make sure people have access to the vision care and procedures they need or desire. To do this, we not only work with your insurance company, we offer several financing options to cover the cost of elective procedures or those not covered by insurance for various reasons.

Several insurance companies and vision plans offer discounts for LASIK and other refractive procedures. Vision plans which we are affiliated with include VSP and EyeMed, both of which offer members discounted laser vision correction benefits.

Financing for Elective Procedures

There are many financing options available for laser vision correction. These include:


We offer the CareCredit card, one of the leading patient payment plans. CareCredit lets you have your procedure now—then pay for it over time with low monthly payments that are easy to fit into your monthly budget.

CareCredit offers a comprehensive range of No Interest and Extended Payment Plans:

3, 6, & 12 month plan options

No interest if the balance is paid within the specified time period

Low minimum monthly payments

24, 36, & 48 month plan options


With CareCredit, you pay no up-front costs, no pre-payment penalties and no fees. Plus, CareCredit is a revolving credit line for additional treatment or add-on charges, without the need to re-apply. It only takes a few minutes to apply for CareCredit and you’ll receive an online decision in seconds! Call 1-800-839-9078.

Click here to estimate your monthly payment.

Procedures Commonly Covered by Insurance

Many ophthalmology procedures are routinely covered by health insurance. Most people are not aware that medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, or other ailments with eye manifestations, or people taking medications with effects on the eyes are covered by medical insurance and not vision plans.  Also common eye symptoms such as redness, irritation, discharge, dryness, pain, or floaters are covered by medical insurance. Common ophthalmology procedures covered by medical insurance include:

There may be certain conditions that have to be met in order for your treatment to qualify for insurance. We can help you understand what these are and how to apply for insurance payment.

To learn more about your financing options, please contact Armin Vishteh, MD today for a free consultation at our offices in: Rancho Cucamonga, Burbank, Santa Monica.

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