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Dr. Allan Richard Rinke Jr., MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1455 S Lapeer Road; Suite 110
Lake Orion, MI
 

Dr. Allan Rinke is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Detroit, MI and Lake Orion, MI. Dr. Rinke attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Kresge Eye Institute. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Rinke include comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Rinke takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He is conversant in French. He is professionally affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Children's Hospital of Michigan, and Harper University Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 64
  • Uninsured Cost: $212 - $1,129
  • Medicare Cost: $59 - $578
Dr. Michael Yale Greenley, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
81 Indianwood Road; Suite 100
Lake Orion, MI
 

Dr. Michael Greenley is an ophthalmologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Greenley include comprehensive ophthalmology. Patients rated Dr. Greenley highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Greenley trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. He is professionally affiliated with McLaren Health Care.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 87
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,297
  • Medicare Cost: $644
Dr. Aman Khaled Shukairy, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1455 S Lapeer Road; Suite 110
Lake Orion, MI
 

Dr. Aman Shukairy practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Troy, MI, Detroit, MI, and Dearborn, MI. Her clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Shukairy is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Shukairy speaks Arabic. She is affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 80
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,203 - $2,369
  • Medicare Cost: $699 - $875
Dr. Charles George Colombo, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1455 S Lapeer Road; Suite 110
Lake Orion, MI
 

Dr. Charles Colombo is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Colombo is especially interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Colombo trained at The Ottawa Hospital.

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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: 113
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $715
Dr. Victoria Lynn Landolt, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1455 S Lapeer Road; Suite 110
Lake Orion, MI
 

Dr. Victoria Landolt's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). She attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at POH Regional Medical Center. In her practice, she is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, comprehensive ophthalmology, and cataracts. Dr. Landolt accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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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: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,058
  • Medicare Cost: $719

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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.