We found 6 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's areas of specialization are transplant surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease); he sees patients in Langhorne, PA and Philadelphia, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hannush include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Hannush is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hannush has an open panel. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at George Washington University Medical Center for residency. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Hannush (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems, 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. His areas of expertise include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and external eye diseases. Dr. Keenan is professionally affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Keenan's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

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

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

Dr. Richard Prince is a surgeon and ophthalmologist in Southampton, PA and New Britain, PA. He has a special interest in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. Dr. Prince is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Scheie Eye Institute. He is affiliated with Abington Health. He 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's areas of specialization are surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Kuryan performed her residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kuryan takes. She is affiliated with Abington Health. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

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

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

Dr. Guy Mullin is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. His areas of expertise include macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and anterior uveitis (iritis). Dr. Mullin's professional affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System and St. Mary Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Washington Hospital Center, Dr. Mullin attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Mullin is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Dry Eye Syndrome, Eye Trauma, Cataract Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Ophthalmology
99 Signal Hill Court
Holland, PA
 

Dr. Barry Concool's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Concool completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Concool has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

All Interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

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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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