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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Anderson, IN
 

Dr. Yi Yang is an Anderson, IN physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Her clinical interests encompass comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Yang is in-network for Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Yang attended Indiana University School of Medicine and Shanghai Medical University for medical school.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 171
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,300
  • Medicare Cost: $624
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Anderson, IN
 

Dr. Donald Perez, who practices in Anderson, IN, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Perez is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Perez honors Medicare insurance.

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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: 151
  • Uninsured Cost: $507
  • Medicare Cost: $380
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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
141 W 22nd Street; Suite 112
Anderson, IN
 

Dr. Ching Li is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Li include comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Li is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Li attended medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 92
  • Uninsured Cost: $567
  • Medicare Cost: $447
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Anderson, IN
 

Dr. Joseph Woschitz is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In Dr. Woschitz's practice, he is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for residency.

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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: 57
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,204
  • Medicare Cost: $608
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Anderson, IN
 

Dr. Elizabeth Groves-Egan sees patients in Anderson, IN. Her medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Groves-Egan honors Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 37
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,204
  • Medicare Cost: $607
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Specializes in Optometry
Anderson, IN
 

Dr. Jerry Warthman's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Warthman is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $79
  • Medicare Cost: $79
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Specializes in Optometry
Anderson, IN
 

Dr. Rajender Macha is an optometrist in Anderson, IN and Fortville, IN. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $212
  • Medicare Cost: $92
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Specializes in Optometry
Anderson, IN
 

Dr. Rex Teeple practices optometry (primary eye care). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 48
  • Uninsured Cost: $212
  • Medicare Cost: $116

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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.