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Specializes in Ophthalmology
751 E Daily Drive; #110
Camarillo, CA
 

Dr. John Davidson is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. After completing medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. These areas are among his clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. On average, patients gave Dr. Davidson a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Davidson is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with UCLA Health.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

All Interests: Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 667
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,150 - $2,603
  • Medicare Cost: $602 - $860
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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
3801 Las Posas Road; Suite 112
Camarillo, CA
 

Dr. Michael Ragen practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Camarillo, CA. He is conversant in Spanish. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC), Dr. Ragen attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Patients rated Dr. Ragen highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

All Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 91
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,007
  • Medicare Cost: $708
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2486 Ponderosa Drive N; #d110
Camarillo, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Spencer is an ophthalmologist in Oxnard, CA and Camarillo, CA. Dr. Spencer has indicated that his clinical interests include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He trained at Casey Eye Institute for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 252
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $703
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
751 Daily Drive; Suite 110
Camarillo, CA
 

Dr. William Trotter's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of clinical interest consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Trotter graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Albany Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 120
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,700 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $723 - $894

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What is Cataract Surgery?

A cataract is a cloudy, dull area that develops in the lens of the eye, usually in people over the age of 55. It is sometimes linked to a deficiency in certain nutrients, especially lutein, zinc, and vitamin E. Cataracts can cause significant vision loss and even blindness. Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the damaged lens and replace it with an artificial lens, making it possible to see clearly again.

Cataract surgery is a relatively simple surgery, performed under local anesthetic, which usually takes less than an hour. The ophthalmologist makes a tiny incision in the corner of the eye and removes the old lens. Then the new lens, which is permanent and made of plastic, is inserted. There are different kinds of replacement lenses available, just as there are different kinds of lenses for eyeglasses. Monofocal lenses are good for distance but will require the use of reading glasses for near vision. Bifocal lenses have different focal points for near and far vision depending on the angle at which you look through the lens. There are even adjustable lenses that can shift between near and far vision with the movement of your eye muscles.

If both eyes require surgery, usually the ophthalmologist does one eye at a time to allow your vision on one side to heal before performing surgery on the other. After surgery, you can typically go home right away, although driving is not recommended. There is not usually much pain, but you might feel an itching sensation for the first day or two as the incision in your eye heals. It may take several weeks for your vision to fully adapt to the new lens.