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Table 1 Average national medicare costs in 2015 US nominal dollars

From: Triple combination therapy and zeaxanthin for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration: an interventional comparative study and cost-effectiveness analysis

Intervention CPT code Cost per treatment
Visudyne dye for PDT therapy J3396 $1613
Intravitreal bevacizumab, 1.25 mg J9035 $68
Intravitreal dexamethasone, 1 mg J1100 $10
Photodynamic therapy physician fee 67,221 $298
Intravitreal injection of medication 67,028 $106
Fundus photography 92,250 $79
Intravenous fluorescein angiography 92,235 $111
Indocyanine green angiography 92,240 $256
Optical coherence tomography 92,134 $46
Ophthalmological services, medical examination and evaluation 92,004 $151
Ophthalmological services, medical examination and evaluation 92,012 $87
Ophthalmological services, medical examination and treatment 92,014 $126
Eye Promise Zeaxanthina, Zea Vision, 20 mg per day, 1-year cost NA $360
  1. CPT current procedural terminology, the interventional classification utilized by Medicare, NA not applicable
  2. aNot included within the Medicare CPT codes