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Specializes in Ophthalmology
540 Medical Oaks Avenue; Suite 103
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Haroon Ilyas is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Dr. Ilyas's areas of expertise include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is affiliated with James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH).

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

All Interests: Cornea Problems, External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 87
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $679
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
403 Vonderburg Drive; Suite 101
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Gregory Henderson sees patients in Brandon, FL and Tampa, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Henderson is 3.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Henderson focuses on cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and BlueOptions are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Henderson honors. After completing medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine, Dr. Henderson performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is professionally affiliated with Brandon Regional Hospital.

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

All Interests: Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 403
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,089 - $2,969
  • Medicare Cost: $476 - $634
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
540 Medical Oaks Avenue; Suite 103
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Taylor sees patients in Brandon, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His education and training includes medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Taylor is especially interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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: 89
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $680
Dr. Dilip Rathinasamy, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
325 S Parsons Avenue
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Dilip Rathinasamy practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Brandon, FL and Tampa, FL. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). His clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Rathinasamy takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH).

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,234
  • Medicare Cost: $672
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
403 Vonderburg Drive
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Ana-Maria Oliva is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). She is professionally affiliated with James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). Dr. Oliva attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 76
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,705 - $3,750
  • Medicare Cost: $682 - $848
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
540 Medical Oaks Avenue; Suite 103
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Amy Martino sees patients in Brandon, FL and Tampa, FL. Her medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Martino is affiliated with James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH) and Memorial Hospital of Tampa. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martino takes. She graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $682
Kent Michael Sieboldt
Specializes in Optometry
324 E Bloomingdale Avenue
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Kent Sieboldt is an optometrist in Brandon, FL. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $200
  • Medicare Cost: $132

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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.