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We found 8 providers matching cataract surgery and who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1431 near Jupiter, FL.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
210 Jupiter Lakes Boulevard
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Paul Rosenblum is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing his residency at Nassau University Medical Center, Dr. Rosenblum attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. His areas of expertise consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Patient ratings for Dr. Rosenblum average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors.

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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: 103
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000 - $2,400
  • Medicare Cost: $730 - $906
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
600 University Boulevard; Suite 100
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Quentin Allen practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Allen has a special interest in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Allen takes. He obtained his medical school training at Duke University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Cole Eye Institute. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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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: 251
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,650 - $2,655
  • Medicare Cost: $604 - $737
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2055 Military Trail; Suite 307
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Monroe Benaim's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is especially interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Benaim attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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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: 72
  • Uninsured Cost: $977 - $1,307
  • Medicare Cost: $730 - $902
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
102 Coastal Way
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Tom Coffman's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Coffman focuses on refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Coffman has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Coffman attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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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: 79
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,400
  • Medicare Cost: $665
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
641 University Boulevard; Suite 111
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Craig Skolnick sees patients in Jupiter, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, he is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Skolnick accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 157
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $728
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
13901 Us Highway; 1 Ste 7
Juno Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Mittleman's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: anterior segment diseases and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Mittleman honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Wills Eye Institute.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment Diseases

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 166
  • Uninsured Cost: $773
  • Medicare Cost: $729
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2055 Military Trail; Suite 307
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Alan Shuster works as an ophthalmologist. His areas of expertise include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. On average, patients gave Dr. Shuster a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shuster studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Boca Raton Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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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: 192
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,246 - $1,305
  • Medicare Cost: $722 - $899
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
210 Jupiter Lakes Boulevard; Suite 3104
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Steven Schnell works as an ophthalmologist. His clinical interests include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Schnell accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Schnell attended medical school at the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences.

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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: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,650
  • Medicare Cost: $730

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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.