Many people have a number of questions about LASIK – especially about how to pay for the surgery. The Nielsen Eye Center is dedicated to making LASIK eye surgery affordable for all interested patients. For this reason, we provide the very best financing options in vision correction.

Forms of Payment

At The Nielsen Eye Center, we are committed to offering only the safest and most effective procedures available, while constantly staying on the cutting edge of laser and lens implant technology.

Most insurance companies consider LASIK surgery an elective procedure, so it is often not covered under basic health or vision plans. Because we feel that finances shouldn’t stand in the way of clearer vision, The Nielsen Eye Center has developed many payment options available to assist in making corrective surgery as affordable as possible.

The Nielsen Eye Center is proud to honor the most beneficial discount available to our patients. Each patient is entitled to one discount benefit per procedure.

CareCredit Financing

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CareCredit is a service to our patients. We are pleased to offer the CareCredit card, the nation’s leading patient payment program. CareCredit lets you begin your procedure immediately—then pay for it over time with low monthly payments that are easy to fit into your monthly budget. Financing the LASIK procedure offers our patients affordable options for vision correction.

Extended Payment Plans

  • 12 month no interest option
  • 24, 36, & 48 month plan options
  • For procedure fees from $1,000 to over $25,000
  • Monthly payments as low as $25 for a $1,000 fee balance

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 may receive an online decision in seconds! See or speak to our staff for more details by calling 617-471-5665 or 877-373-2020.

Flex Spending

Many employers now offer employees the option for a flex or cafeteria plan, allowing you to set aside pre-tax dollars to use for medical needs such as LASIK. This could provide significant savings. Talk to your employer to see if you qualify.

Tax Refunds

Many of our patients choose to schedule their surgery soon after receiving their annual tax refunds. If this would be a good time for you to schedule surgery, please contact us as soon as possible by calling 617-471-5665 or 877-373-2020.

Nielsen Eye Center Accepts the Following

  • Cash
  • Personal check (10 days prior to surgery)
  • Bank-issued check (the day before surgery)
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Discover Card
  • American Express
  • Corporate Vision Plan

Insurance discounts only apply to LASIK procedures and vary by company, ask your Patient Advocate and they can guide you to discounts you may be eligible for through:

  • Davis Vision
  • Eye Med
  • VSP
  • Cole
  • Spectera

Please call 617-471-5665 or 877-373-2020 and ask to speak with our Patient Advocates who can provide you with more details on your financial options.