Are there any medical reasons for blepharoplasty that would allow my insurance company to pay for the surgery?
Significant upper eyelid skin redundancy may lead to visual field obstruction. There is a test that can be performed by an eye physician to document this obstruction. For a patient that has a functional eyelid obstruction we refer them to an oculoplastic surgeon. Insurance companies have more favorable reimbursement policies with ophthalmologists for functional upper eyelid issues.
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