We found 10 providers matching cataract surgery and who accept Silver Navigate Plus 1600 near Bethlehem, PA.

Dr. David Hadwin Fischer, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
5325 Northgate Drive; Suite 103
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. David Fischer is a surgery and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fischer include macular degeneration, uveitis, and macular hole. Dr. Fischer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Fischer trained at Duke University Hospital for his residency. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill 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: Cryopexy, Retinoblastoma, Glaucoma Surgery, Eye Trauma, Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3535 High Point Boulevard
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Shawn Weigel's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a special interest in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Weigel takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Weigel completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

All Interests: Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 335
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,399 - $1,629
  • Medicare Cost: $634 - $822
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
522 Delaware Avenue
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Karen Dacey's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Dacey include comprehensive ophthalmology. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Dacey graduated from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Brooke Army Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 61
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $645 - $801
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
800 Eaton Avenue; Suite 101
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Anthony Grosso works as an ophthalmologist in Pottsville, PA, Fleetwood, PA, and Bethlehem, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Grosso include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 116
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,541
  • Medicare Cost: $614
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
800 Eaton Avenue; Suite 101
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Robert Weber is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Weber is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His training includes a residency program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is especially interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Weber takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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: 246
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,294 - $2,653
  • Medicare Cost: $555 - $704
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
800 Eaton Avenue; Suite 101
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. William Kitei is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Bethlehem, PA and Wind Gap, PA. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Kitei completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. In his practice, he is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Kitei takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more.

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

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
522 Delaware Avenue
Fountain Hill, PA
 

Dr. Marilyn McDonald's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Her clinical interests encompass cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. She accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. For her residency, Dr. McDonald trained at a hospital affiliated with McGill University.

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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: 41
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $645
Dr. Mark E Moran, DO
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1204 Delaware Avenue
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Mark Moran is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Moran attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 94
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,882
  • Medicare Cost: $532
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5325 Northgate Drive; Suite 206
Bethlehem, PA
 

Dr. Robert Morrison is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Morrison include comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Morrison is affiliated with Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. Before completing his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Morrison attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $645
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Specializes in Optometry
1088 Howertown Road
Catasauqua, PA
 

Dr. David Harakal specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Catasauqua, PA. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $135
  • Medicare Cost: $107

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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.