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Dr. Edward Sung, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Edward Sung, who practices in Wheaton, IL, Naperville, IL, and Hinsdale, IL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a special interest in glaucoma, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and cataracts. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sung's education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Sung's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 95
  • Uninsured Cost: $738 - $907
  • Medicare Cost: $705 - $903
Dr. Jeremy Blaine Wingard, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Jeremy Wingard works as an ophthalmologist in Wheaton, IL, Naperville, IL, and Plainfield, IL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in microsurgery, glaucoma, and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Wingard is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He welcomes new patients. He attended Duke University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency.

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

All Interests: Microsurgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 156
  • Uninsured Cost: $779 - $913
  • Medicare Cost: $677 - $846
Dr. Michelle G Sims, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Michelle Sims is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Wheaton, IL and Naperville, IL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Sims include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, comprehensive ophthalmology, and cataracts. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Her education and training includes medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Sims is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 217
  • Uninsured Cost: $791 - $923
  • Medicare Cost: $700 - $871
Dr. Terrence Gerard Voirin, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Terrence Voirin is an ophthalmologist. He has a special interest in LASIK and cataracts. Dr. Voirin is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Olympia Fields Osteopathic Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, LASIK

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 318
  • Uninsured Cost: $762 - $982
  • Medicare Cost: $731 - $907
Dr. Anna J Park, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Anna Park's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In her practice, she is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cataracts. Dr. Park is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Her education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Wills Eye Institute. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Park's practice is open to new patients.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 71
  • Uninsured Cost: $763 - $1,046
  • Medicare Cost: $715 - $907
Dr. Janet Agnes Lee, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Janet Lee is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Wheaton, IL, Naperville, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. In her practice, she is particularly interested in keratoconus, cornea transplant (keratoplasty), and cataracts. Dr. Lee accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Dry Eyes, Cornea Transplant, Cataracts, Keratoconus, Eye Infection

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 73
  • Uninsured Cost: $820 - $1,301
  • Medicare Cost: $696 - $839
Dr. Thomas S Michelson, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
604 Raymond Drive
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Michelson, who practices in Wheaton, IL and Naperville, IL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Michelson focuses on cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and LASIK. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Michelson's office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Refractive Surgery, LASIK

Dr. Bryan J Phillips, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
720 Brom Drive; Suite 205
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Bryan Phillips specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Rush Oak Park Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Phillips graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Phillips completed his residency training at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Patient ratings for Dr. Phillips average 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more.

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Clinical Interests: Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Diseases

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 90
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,068 - $1,108
  • Medicare Cost: $725 - $832

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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.