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We found 7 providers matching cataract surgery and who accept BlueCare All Copay 1565 near Winter Haven, FL.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
407 Ave K Se
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Welch works as an ophthalmologist. His areas of expertise include the following: cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and anterior segment diseases. Dr. Welch is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. He trained at Shands HealthCare for residency. Patients gave Dr. Welch an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for 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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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 395
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,342 - $3,251
  • Medicare Cost: $647 - $804
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
407 Ave K Se
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. David Loewy is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Loewy is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in anterior segment diseases and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Loewy is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School, Dr. Loewy attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment Diseases

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 246
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,342 - $3,251
  • Medicare Cost: $647 - $786
Dr. John J McGetrick, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
635 1st Street N
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. John McGetrick is an ophthalmologist in Winter Haven, FL. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His areas of clinical interest consist of plastic surgery procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. McGetrick takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 98
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,999
  • Medicare Cost: $178 - $678
Dr. Michael G Ort, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
500 E Central Avenue
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Michael Ort is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Winter Haven, FL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ort include 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. Ort takes. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,015
  • Medicare Cost: $649
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
407 Avenue K Se
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Damon Welch's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Welch trained at Shands HealthCare. His areas of expertise include the following: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

All Interests: Refractive Surgery, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 703
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,342 - $3,251
  • Medicare Cost: $647 - $799
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
122 E Central Avenue
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Scott Klein's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass glaucoma. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Klein is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Cole Eye Institute's residency program.

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Clinical Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Glaucoma

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,390 - $1,697
  • Medicare Cost: $623 - $754
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
400 E Central Avenue
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Ben Crowder sees patients in Winter Haven, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Crowder is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami.

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

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,100
  • Medicare Cost: $672

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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.