Billing & Insurance

Ophthalmology Associates is a participating provider for Medicare and electronically submits directly to Medicare for you. In addition, we participate in a number of insurance plans and HMO’s. Since each insurance plan is different, please inquire with your insurance company about participation, deductibles, co-payments and the need for referrals. Also, prior to your appointment please check to see if routine eye exams such as Refraction is a covered service. If you submit your own insurance, Ophthalmology Associates will provide you with all the necessary information.

Please be sure to bring any insurance cards, a list of your current medications and the names of any physicians you would like us to communicate with. To facilitate the prompt payment of deductibles, co-payments and balances remaining after insurance payments, our office will accept most major credit cards and other forms of payment. All co-payments are due at time of service. If there is a financial hardship, we encourage you to speak with our billing and collections staff. In some cases, a special payment schedule may be allowed.


Ophthalmology Associates & LASIK Center offers a variety of financing plans through our new Wells Fargo Health Advantage card. We offer interest-free financing for up to 36 months on your treatment, along with low-interest options for extended periods.  You can also use it to pay for out-of-pocket expenses not covered by medical insurance and special financing options are available that you may not be able to get with other cards. Talk to our billing office or surgery scheduler today and see what plan is a fit for your budget!

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Receive a $100 American Express gift card after your LASIK procedure or for a referral.

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Meet Dr. Nathan Carpenter

Dr. Carpenter will join Ophthalmology Associates July 31, 2019 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmologist.

Learn About Lasik

Our doctors have vast experience performing LASIK surgeries. We would be more than happy to provide further education on LASIK.

20/20 Optical

20/20 Optical offers designer frames and a variety of contact lens styles and brands.

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Ophthalmology Associates has been serving the greater Mankato area for over 50 years and our goal has been to provide our patients with the utmost in personal attention and the very best in eye care services. Contact us to set up your appointment today!