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Specializes in Ophthalmology
6770 Mayfield Road; Suite 325
Mayfield Hts, OH
 

Dr. Scott Wagenberg is an ophthalmologist in #326, OH and Mayfield Heights, OH. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Wagenberg's areas of expertise consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea transplant (keratoplasty). He is professionally affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Before completing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Wagenberg attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Eye Surgery, Cornea Transplant, Corneal Surgery, Cataract Surgery with ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 162
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,571 - $4,957
  • Medicare Cost: $626 - $771
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
6770 Mayfield Road; #326
Mayfield Hts, OH
 

Dr. Sheldon Oberfeld is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Mayfield Heights, OH. His clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Oberfeld is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. After attending the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland. The average patient rating for Dr. Oberfeld is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 71
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,571
  • Medicare Cost: $655
Dr. Joseph John Ross, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
 

Dr. Joseph Ross is an ophthalmology (eye disease) and head & neck plastic surgery specialist. He has a special interest in eye problems. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ross accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Ross attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Ross has received the following distinction: Cleveland Super Doctors. He is affiliated with MetroHealth.

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Clinical Interests: Eye Surgery, Eye Problems, Plastic Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 48
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500 - $2,429
  • Medicare Cost: $665 - $836
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5105 Som Center Road
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. James Lane is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Willoughby, OH, Mayfield Heights, OH, and Cleveland, OH. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Lane completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hillcrest Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Eye Problems

Dr. Bernard D Perla, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
36100 Euclid Avenue, Suite 450; Lake West Medical Building
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Bernard Perla, who practices in Willoughby, OH and Cleveland, OH, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Perla completed a residency program at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland. Dr. Perla is especially interested in macular degeneration, strabismus, and glaucoma. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Perla's hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and Lake Health.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Strabismus, Eye ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,498
  • Medicare Cost: $655
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
36100 Euclid Avenue; Suite 450
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Bruce Jacobson practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Willoughby, OH. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. In Dr. Jacobson's practice, he is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is professionally affiliated with Euclid Hospital. Dr. Jacobson is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland 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: 84
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,498
  • Medicare Cost: $654
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6770 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH
 

Dr. Jack Shao has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is especially interested in glaucoma, cataract surgery, and astigmatism. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. Dr. Shao honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Shao attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Chinese.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Eye Surgery, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Astigmatism, Refractive ... (Read more)

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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.