We found 5 providers with an interest in refractive surgery and who accept Medicare near Langhorne, PA.

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Dr. Sadeere Basim Hannush, MD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery, Ophthalmology
400 Middletown Boulevard; Suite 110
Langhorne, PA
 

Dr. Sadeere Hannush is a specialist in transplant surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Langhorne, PA and Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Hannush's areas of clinical interest consist of refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Dr. Hannush has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Hannush (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems, Cornea Problems

Dr. Richard Blair Prince, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Ophthalmology
319 Second Street Pike
Southampton, PA
 

Dr. Richard Prince is a surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Southampton, PA and New Britain, PA. Dr. Prince's areas of expertise consist of refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Scheie Eye Institute. He is professionally affiliated with Abington Health. Dr. Prince's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

All Interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Jocelyn Theresa Kuryan, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Ophthalmology
319 Second Street Pike
Southampton, PA
 

Dr. Jocelyn Kuryan is a specialist in surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). In her practice, Dr. Kuryan focuses on refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. She is affiliated with Abington Health. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. She attended Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
670 Woodbourne Road
Langhorne, PA
 

Dr. Paul Keenan specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Bristol, PA and Langhorne, PA. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Keenan attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Keenan is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and external eye diseases. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

Dr. Guy Scott Mullin, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
409 Executive Drive
Langhorne, PA
 

Dr. Guy Mullin's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). On average, patients gave Dr. Mullin a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and anterior uveitis (iritis). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Mullin's residency was performed at Washington Hospital Center. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), LASIK

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What is Refractive Surgery?

Refractive errors are problems in the shape of the eye that prevent light from being focused as it should. Small changes to the shape of the cornea (the clear, dome-shaped layer covering the front of the eye) and length of the eyeball can make vision blurry. Refractive surgery is any surgery on the eye that corrects a refractive error, improving vision and reducing the need for glasses and contacts. The most well-known refractive surgery is LASIK surgery, but there are several kinds.

LASIK surgery uses lasers to reshape the cornea. It can be used to treat most cases of near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism. An ophthalmologist cuts away a flap of tissue covering the cornea, then guides a laser to lower or raise the curve of the cornea or to smooth out the surface of one with irregularities. It only takes 10 - 15 minutes per eye, and it is permanent.

LASEK is a very similar procedure that involves a thinner ‘flap’ under which the ophthalmologist operates. It may take slightly longer to heal, but it is a better choice for people with thin corneas.

There are several other kinds of surgery that reshape the cornea, including photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), conductive keratoplasty (CK), and laser thermal keratoplasty (LTK). While these procedures are not always as effective at vision correction as LASIK, they are also not as invasive. Unlike LASIK, they do not involve cutting open the flap of corneal tissue at the beginning of the procedure. PRK trims only the top layer of the cornea, while CK and LTK use heat to create precise scarring that will reshape it. There also may be less risk of side effects.

For severe cases of myopia, or nearsightedness, a procedure called phakic intraocular lenses may be used. These are like an implantable contact lens that is permanently inserted into the eye, in front of the natural lens.

Although an optician can refer patients to a surgeon, refractive surgery can only be performed by an ophthalmologist. A complete eye exam and consultation should always be performed. While recovery may take a few days of discomfort and blurry vision, it can lead to a lifetime free of glasses and contacts.
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