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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1109 Us Hwy 19; Suite B
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Diana Heath is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She works in Holiday, FL and Largo, FL. Dr. Heath (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Greek. Dr. Heath is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology. Before completing her residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Heath attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Heath accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She has received professional recognition including the following: Alpha Omega alpha National Honor Society, President.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 196
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,100
  • Medicare Cost: $674
Dr. Herbert Paul Knauf III, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2031 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Herbert Knauf's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Knauf include macular degeneration, radial keratotomy, and contact lenses. The average patient rating for Dr. Knauf is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Knauf is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Radial Keratotomy, Implant Surgery, Macular Degeneration, Laser Surgery, Refractive Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 171
  • Uninsured Cost: $685 - $855
  • Medicare Cost: $667 - $826
Dr. Clinton Woods Sheets, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2031 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Clinton Sheets is an ophthalmologist in Clearwater, FL and Trinity, FL. His clinical interests encompass glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Sheets is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency. Dr. Sheets is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 59
  • Uninsured Cost: $682
  • Medicare Cost: $675
Dr. Carey Thomas Rowan, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5305 Grand Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Carey Rowan is an ophthalmologist in New Port Richey, FL. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Rowan trained at Greater Baltimore Medical Center for residency. His areas of clinical interest consist of macular degeneration, glaucoma surgery, and cataract surgery. He is an in-network provider for 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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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Glaucoma Surgery, Cataract Surgery, YAG Laser Surgery, Macular Degeneration

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 133
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $651
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2020 Seven Springs Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Larry Perich is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Perich has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perich takes.

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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: 172
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,021
  • Medicare Cost: $622
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5340 Gulf Drive; Suite 101
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Juan Sanchez, who practices in Spring Hill, FL and New Port Richey, FL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Sanchez average 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending National University of San Marcos for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
43309 Us Hwy. 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Brandon Rodriguez's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His 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. Dr. Rodriguez attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Rodriguez's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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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: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,257
  • Medicare Cost: $667
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Specializes in Optometry
4107 Little Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Robert Schulz's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $175
  • Medicare Cost: $134
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Specializes in Optometry
8319 Embassy Boulevard
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Mark Mathews works as an optometrist. Dr. Mathews 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: 46
  • Uninsured Cost: $126
  • Medicare Cost: $123
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Specializes in Optometry
9832 Little Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Michael Causey works as an optometrist in New Port Richey, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $180
  • Medicare Cost: $136

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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.