Participating Health Funds

  • HBF
  • Bupa
  • Medibank Private
  • Defence Health

Health Cover for Laser Eye Surgery in Perth

At WA Laser Eye Centre, we understand how exciting the prospect of regaining full vision can be, which is why we offer a variety of payment and financing options to help ease the burden of financial pressures. As every individual has their own unique set of eyes, so too will be their eye problems. Although we offer a wide range of treatment options for laser eye surgery in Perth, our costs will most likely vary on a case-by-case basis. To ensure we provide you with the most accurate quote possible, our experienced staff and surgeons, will analyse your eye issues and suggest a comprehensive treatment option best suited for you. At WA Laser Eye Centre, we accept most major health funds, including Medibank, HBF, Bupa and Defence Health, for your laser eye surgery. When we have provided you with your appropriate treatment option, we recommend you get in contact with your private health fund to find out your level of cover for the procedure.

Laser Eye Surgery Rebates with Medibank, HBF & Bupa

By being with a major health care provider such as Medibank, HBF, Bupa, AHM or Defence Health, you can have peace of mind knowing your laser eye surgery in Perth may be covered entirely or at a significant rebate. This can greatly take the stress away from your life.

If you currently have a health care provider and wish to undergo laser eye surgery with WA Laser Eye Centre, it may be beneficial to check whether they can cover a proportion or the entire amount of your laser surgery. We have provided policy summaries for HBF, Bupa, Medibank, AHM and Defence Health below. However, please check your policy directly with your provider to ensure you’re covered.

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Procedure: LASIK Bilateral Eye Surgery
Type of Cover: Hospital & Extras
Waiting Period: 12 months

With HBF, laser eye surgery patients in Perth are required to pay up front and may be able to claim back some of the cost later using GAPSAVER credits and optical extras to cover a portion of your laser eye surgery.


Procedure: Laser Eye Surgery
Type of Cover: Hospital & Extras Ultimate Cover
Waiting Period: 3 years

Bupa laser eye surgery patients are fully covered with Ultimate Hospital and Extras. If you’re not sure whether you have the sufficient level of cover with Bupa, click here to find out more or to contact them directly.


Procedure: Laser eye surgery
Limit per financial year: $600 per eye per person
Waiting period: 2 years

AHM members with Lifestyle Extras Cover can receive benefits on refractive and corrective laser eye surgery. Benefits are paid per eye and lifetime limits apply.

Super Extras
Refractive sight corrective laser eye surgery $900 per eye Lifetime limit of $1,800 per person.

*You need to have held AHM Lifestyle Extras or Super Extras for 2 years before claiming benefits.

Medibank Private

Procedure: Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK & PRK Only)
Type of Cover: Hospital & Extras Ultra Gold Cover
Waiting Period: 36 months

Medibank Private customers need to pay for their laser eye surgery procedure up front and claim back the cost later. You will receive almost half of the cost back, if you have held Medibank Ultra Gold health cover for 36 months.
Visit Medibank Private here for more information about your level of cover.

Defence Health

Procedure: Laser Refractive Eye Surgery
Type of Cover: Hospital & Extras Premier Health Cover
Waiting Period: 12 months

With Defence Health cover you may be covered for a portion of your laser refractive eye surgery procedure. For full details of your level of cover, click here to view Defence Health insurance forms or to contact them directly.

Life is Better Without Glasses

Investing in laser eye surgery in Perth with WA Laser Eye Centre is an investment for a lifetime of better vision and enhanced experiences. For more information about health cover and other participating health care providers, please do not hesitate to contact our friendly team today! Alternatively, for all other enquiries, or to book a consultation to see one of our surgeons, please use the booking system on this page.