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We found 16 providers matching cataract surgery and who accept Blue Choice Bronze PPO 006 near Lubbock, TX.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3601 4th Street; Stop 7217
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Karl Bentley is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Bentley honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for residency.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 209
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,200 - $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $630 - $783
Dr. Ming-Tao Tao Peter Ho, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3702 34th Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. M. Ho is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, he is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Ho attended medical school at National Taiwan University School of Medicine. Dr. Ho trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for his residency. He is open to new patients.

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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: 60
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,400
  • Medicare Cost: $630
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Texas Tech Univ Hlth Sci Center; Department of Ophthalmology, Ms7217
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. David McCartney's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. McCartney attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. McCartney has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: External Eye Diseases, Anterior Segment Diseases, Cornea Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 116
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,192
  • Medicare Cost: $617
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3601 4th Street; Stop 7217
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Jay Bradley's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Bradley is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Bradley is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 270
  • Uninsured Cost: $80 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $15 - $748
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5109 80th Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Tim Khater is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. His areas of expertise include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Khater studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 483
  • Uninsured Cost: $111 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $17 - $715
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4003 22nd Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Zuhair Shihab is an ophthalmologist in Lubbock, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Shihab's areas of expertise include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shihab attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine.

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

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 83
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,044
  • Medicare Cost: $582
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3008 50th Street; Suite F
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. James Boop is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Lubbock, TX. He graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Boop has a special interest in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,850
  • Medicare Cost: $619
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3420 23rd Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Frank Ryburn is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Lubbock, TX. He has indicated that his clinical interests include plastic surgery procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Ryburn's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $598
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4th & Indiana; Department of Ophthalmology
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Clint Gregg, who practices in Lubbock, TX, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gregg honors. Dr. Gregg studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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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: 171
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,192 - $3,457
  • Medicare Cost: $630 - $783
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4014 22nd Place; Suite 4
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. John Streit's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Streit studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 84
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $620
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4315 28th Street; Suite 2
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Patrick Reeves specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Reeves's areas of expertise include the following: cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Reeves attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana 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: 249
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,445
  • Medicare Cost: $480
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4315 28th Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Justin Anderson practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Lubbock, TX. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 99
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,519
  • Medicare Cost: $506
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Jason Yeh works as an ophthalmologist. His areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Yeh's education and training includes medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Yeh (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish.

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

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,114
  • Medicare Cost: $648
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4020 21st Street; Suite 3
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. William Boothe's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. In his practice, Dr. Boothe focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Dr. Boothe completed his residency training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,300
  • Medicare Cost: $630
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3804 21st Street; Suite A
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Kelly Frasier is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 93
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $630
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Specializes in Optometry
3016 50th Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. James Hamilton's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Hamilton is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $153
  • Medicare Cost: $106

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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.