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We found 7 providers with an interest in refractive surgery and who accept Medicare near Langhorne, PA.

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

Dr. Sadeere Hannush is a transplant surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Langhorne, PA and Philadelphia, PA. These areas are among his clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and St. Mary Medical Center. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hannush honors. Dr. Hannush is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Hannush (or staff) speaks 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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
670 Woodbourne Road
Langhorne, PA
 

Dr. Paul Keenan, who practices in Bristol, PA and Langhorne, PA, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include the following: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and external eye diseases. He is professionally affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Keenan's education and training includes medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Keenan is open to new patients.

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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 surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Southampton, PA and New Britain, PA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is affiliated with Abington Health. Dr. Prince honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Scheie Eye Institute.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

All Interests: Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, 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 Dr. Kuryan's practice, she is particularly interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Kuryan attended Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Kuryan is professionally affiliated with Abington Health. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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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's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mullin's areas of expertise include macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and anterior uveitis (iritis). He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and St. Mary Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Mullin is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of Washington Hospital Center's residency program.

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

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Dr. Richard Loren Tax, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
319 2nd Street Pike
Southampton, PA
 

Dr. Richard Tax sees patients in Southampton, PA and New Britain, PA. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Tax attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. His clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Tax accepts Aetna, Aetna Bronze, Aetna HSA, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

All Interests: Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Refractive Surgery

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
99 Signal Hill Court
Holland, PA
 

Dr. Barry Concool's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Concool include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Dr. Concool obtained his medical school training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Concool is affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

All Interests: Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, 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.