We found 8 providers matching cataract surgery and who accept Blue Choice Bronze PPO 005 near Taunton, MA.

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Dr. David Charles Moverman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street/ste 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. David Moverman's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His professional affiliations include Boston Medical Center (BMC) and VA Boston Healthcare System. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Moverman's office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at Boston University School of Medicine and residency at Sheba Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: George W. Weinstein Award; Best Article Of The Year "dacryocystorhinostomy With Silicone Tubes: Evaluation Of 253 Cases."; and Boston Super Doctors. Dr. Moverman speaks Portuguese.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 273
  • Charge (avg.): $33 - $2,760
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $26 - $792
Dr. Tony N Pira, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Tony Pira, who practices in Boston, MA and Taunton, MA, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Pira has indicated that his clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Pira attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Director of Adult Ophthalmologic Services, Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center Eye Clinic; Associate Residency Program Director, Boston University Department of Opthalmology; and Clinical Director, Department of Ophthalmology, 2015-present. He is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Pira welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Eye Problems

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 30
  • Charge (avg.): $2,487
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $738
Dr. Babak Eliassi Rad, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Babak Eliassi-Rad works as an ophthalmologist. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and residency at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Kresge Eye Institute. Dr. Eliassi-Rad has received the distinction of Clinical Instructor of Year - Boston University Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Eliassi-Rad is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Glaucoma Surgery, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 82
  • Charge (avg.): $2,004 - $2,760
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $671 - $817

Specializes in Public Health & General Preventive Medicine, Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Susannah Rowe is a public health & general preventive medicine and ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. She is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Rowe completed a residency program at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Rowe's areas of expertise include cataracts. Dr. Rowe is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Rowe (or staff) speaks Spanish, Albanian, and Haitian Creole. She is professionally affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). She has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Cataracts

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 39
  • Charge (avg.): $1,957 - $2,706
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $697 - $865

Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Donna Siracuse-Lee's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, Dr. Siracuse-Lee attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Siracuse-Lee has received the distinction of **Certified in Cornea and Refractive Surgery**. She is professionally affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC) and VA Boston Healthcare System. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Surgery, Cataracts, Cornea Problems

Dr. Rachel H Robbins, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Rachel Robbins works as an ophthalmologist. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Robbins attended Boston University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Maryland Medical Center for residency. She has received professional recognition including the following: Gold Award in Humanism. Her professional affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital and Boston Medical Center (BMC). She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Retina Problems, Glaucoma

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 32
  • Charge (avg.): $1,600
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $678

Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. John Lee is an oculoplastic surgeon. He is professionally affiliated with Winchester Hospital (Winchester, MA), Lawrence General Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee is accepting new patients. He attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Lee completed his residency training at Boston Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 55
  • Charge (avg.): $2,093
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $694

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1 Washington Street
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Marc Wladis' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Wladis graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Wladis trained at Boston Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Wladis include comprehensive ophthalmology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Wladis honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 200
  • Charge (avg.): $12 - $1,152
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $5 - $812

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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.

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