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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). On average, patients gave Dr. Heath a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Duke University Medical Center. She has received professional recognition including the following: Alpha Omega alpha National Honor Society, President. Dr. Heath (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Greek.

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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 area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Knauf include macular degeneration, radial keratotomy, and contact lenses. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for his residency. 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. Carey Thomas Rowan, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5305 Grand Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Carey Rowan practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Rowan include macular degeneration, glaucoma surgery, and cataract surgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rowan honors. Before completing his residency at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Dr. Rowan attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine.

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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
Dr. Clinton Woods Sheets, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2031 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Clinton Sheets specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Clearwater, FL and Trinity, FL. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Sheets attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. His clinical interests encompass glaucoma 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. Sheets accepts. He is 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
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2020 Seven Springs Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Larry Perich sees patients in New Port Richey, FL and Tampa, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Perich average 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Perich 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 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's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Sanchez is 4.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at National University of San Marcos, Dr. Sanchez performed his residency 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 is a Tarpon Springs, FL physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Rodriguez is especially interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. 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. He attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Rodriguez's training includes a residency program 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 specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Schulz takes 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: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $175
  • Medicare Cost: $134
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Specializes in Optometry
8319 Embassy Boulevard
Port Richey, FL
 

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

Dr. Michael Causey specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in New Port Richey, FL. 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.

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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.