Specialty Surgeon Complete Packaged Procedure. Cataract Surgery – Both Eyes (Monofocal). Outpatient procedure where the eye’s natural lens is removed and replaced with an artificial lens, called an intraocular lens (IOL). Monofocal lenses have a single zone of clear focus, usually set for excellent distance vision, but require the use of reading glasses for near tasks, like reading or sewing. A cataract is a clouding that develops in the crystalline lens of the eye, the loss of transparency causes impairment or loss of vision. The implanted intraocular lens is an artificial lens made of plastic, silicone or acrylic that performs in a similar manner as your eye’s natural lens. Surgery for the second eye is usually scheduled several weeks after the first eye surgery in order to assure adequate healing of the operative eye and maintain sight for the client Treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures and drugs required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists and cost of complication management; travel, food and lodging.