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Pet Insurance Claim of the Week: Cataracts

Tallulah is an 7-year-old Bichon Frise who unfortunately has bilateral cataracts. This is an eye condition in which the lenses become cloudy. It usually occurs in older pets due to a decrease of protein and water in the lens. The condition may be genetic or due to diabetes or external factors.

Tallulah received cataract surgery in both eyes as well as a lens implant.

Total claim amount: $4,421.50
Deductible applied: -$0.00*
Exam fees: -$0.00
10% co-insurance: -$442.15
Trupanion repaid: $3,979.35

*The $250 deductible was met with the previous bill for this condition.

About Stacy @Trupanion

Stacy Kowalchuk is a dog mom to her rescued Whippet-mix, Ellie. During the week, you can find Stacy surfing (the internet, that is) and managing Trupanion's presence in the social media world. In her free time, Stacy likes to bake, especially cupcakes! To balance her culinary affinity, she also likes to stay active, especially with activities that include her dog such as hiking and going to dog parks.

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