We found 10 providers matching cataract surgery and who accept Humana Bronze near Winter Haven, FL.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
407 Ave K Se
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Welch, who practices in Winter Haven, FL and Sebring, FL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Welch is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Welch include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and anterior segment diseases. 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. Dr. Welch studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He trained at Shands HealthCare for his residency.

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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 ophthalmologist in Winter Haven, FL and Sebring, FL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in anterior segment diseases and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Loewy is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Loewy speaks 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
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
215 1st Street N; Suite 200
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Silbiger is an ophthalmologist. He attended the University of Florida College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He has a special interest in comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Patients gave Dr. Silbiger an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Silbiger is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Silbiger (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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Clinical Interests: Cornea Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 173
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,051
  • Medicare Cost: $679 - $848
Dr. Gary Bryan Schemmer, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
215 1st Street N; Suite 200
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Gary Schemmer is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Schemmer is especially interested 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 Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schemmer takes. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Schemmer attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Schemmer (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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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: 154
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,051
  • Medicare Cost: $682
Dr. John J McGetrick, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
635 1st Street N
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. John McGetrick is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Winter Haven, FL. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is especially interested in plastic surgery procedures 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. McGetrick honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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 a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Winter Haven, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Ort include comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Ort attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

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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, who practices in Winter Haven, FL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing his residency at Shands HealthCare, Dr. Welch attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. His areas of expertise consist of refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He 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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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

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

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 is an ophthalmologist in Winter Haven, FL. His clinical interests include glaucoma. Dr. Klein takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Cole Eye Institute for residency.

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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
215 1st Street N; Suite 200
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Frank Fischer's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In addition to English, Dr. Fischer (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. Dr. Fischer attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 258
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,052
  • Medicare Cost: $681
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
400 E Central Avenue
Winter Haven, FL
 

Dr. Ben Crowder works as an ophthalmologist in Winter Haven, FL. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Crowder trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami for his residency. He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Crowder accepts 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: 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.