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Dr. Terrence Patrick OBrien, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7101 Fairway Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
 

Dr. Terrence Obrien's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at Wilmer Eye Institute and Beaumont Hospitals for residency. Dr. Obrien's clinical interests encompass external eye diseases and cornea problems. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Obrien has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Palm Beach Gardens.

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

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cornea Transplant, Vision Problems, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens ... (Read more)

Dr. Hoi-Young Ellen Koo, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology
7101 Fairway Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
 

Dr. Ellen Koo is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She works in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Naples, FL. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Koo studied medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Brown University. She is professionally affiliated with Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Palm Beach Gardens.

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

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Vision Problems, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens ... (Read more)

Specializes in Ophthalmology
600 University Boulevard; Suite 100
Jupiter, FL
 

Dr. Quentin Allen specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a special interest in comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Allen's education and training includes medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and residency at Cole Eye Institute. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 251
  • Charge (avg.): $2,650 - $2,655
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $604 - $737
Dr. Krishna Siddheswara Kishor, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7101 Fairway Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
 

Dr. Krishna Kishor, who practices in Miami, FL and Palm Beach Gardens, FL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He studied medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) for residency. Dr. Kishor is especially interested in glaucoma, intraocular lens (IOL) implant, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kishor accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Palm Beach Gardens and West Palm Beach VA Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Intraocular Lens Implant

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 42
  • Charge (avg.): $2,600
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $715

Specializes in Ophthalmology
840 Us Highway; 1 Ste 430
North Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Paul Rosenblum's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rosenblum include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Dr. Rosenblum performed his residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $2,400
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $906
Dr. Guillermo Amescua, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7101 Fairway Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
 

Dr. Guillermo Amescua works as an ophthalmologist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. For his professional training, Dr. Amescua completed a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is professionally affiliated with Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Palm Beach Gardens and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Miami.

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

All Interests: Vision Problems, Artificial Cornea Transplant, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 127
  • Charge (avg.): $2,600 - $3,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $752 - $855

Specializes in Ophthalmology
2000 Palm Bch Lk Boulevard; Suite 400
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Mittleman's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mittleman's areas of expertise include the following: comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at Wills Eye Institute.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 166
  • Charge (avg.): $773
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $729

Specializes in Ophthalmology
3355 Burns Road; Suite 205
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
 

Dr. Richard Margolies' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Margolies include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Margolies graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 46
  • Charge (avg.): $808
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $730

Specializes in Ophthalmology
2105 Spring Court
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
 

Dr. Larissa Camejo is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She works in Jupiter, FL and Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Dr. Camejo trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. Her areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma and cataracts. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Camejo is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 47
  • Charge (avg.): $746 - $952
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $696 - $828

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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.

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