We found 7 providers with an interest in cataract surgery near Denton, TX.

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Dr. Namrata Mukesh Sayani M.D.
Specializes in Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Average rating 3.09 stars out of 5 (8 ratings)
Address: 2501 Scripture Street, Denton, TX 76201
Clinical Interests: comprehensive ophthalmology

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 1,173
  • Price Estimate: $4,000 - $5,200

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Mr. W. Stephen Ku MD
Specializes in Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Average rating 3.59 stars out of 5 (22 ratings)
Address: 2817 S Mayhill Road, Denton, TX 76208
Clinical Interests: anterior segment diseases, cataracts, comprehensive ophthalmology
"I have been a patient of Dr. Ku for 5 years. I have always received excellent care from Dr Ku and his staff. I had cataract surgery on 4/4/19 and was extremely pleased with the results. If it wasn't for the fact that I know have 20/20 distant vision in my right eye I would not have known that I had surgery.... No pain or discomfort... Just perfect vision on the eye that Dr. Ku performed the surgery on. Can't wait for Dr. Ku to do surgery on my left eye when it is ready. "
May 9, 2019

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 2,074
  • Price Estimate: $3,050 - $3,500

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Nadeem Haq M.D.
Specializes in Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Average rating 3.46 stars out of 5 (6 ratings)
Address: 3311 Unicorn Lake Boulevard, Denton, TX 76210
Phone: 940-323-2020
Clinical Interests: anterior segment diseases, cataracts, refractive surgery (vision correction surgery)

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 1,729
  • Price Estimate: $2,500 - $3,000

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Dr. Lawrence A. Shafron MD
Specializes in Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Average rating 3.78 stars out of 5 (9 ratings)
Address: 2210 San Jacinto Boulevard, Denton, TX 76205
Phone: 940-382-8000
Clinical Interests: anterior segment diseases, cataracts, comprehensive ophthalmology

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 1,096
  • Price Estimate: $818 - $2,263

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Rodgers L. Eckhart MD
Specializes in Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 2210 San Jacinto Boulevard, Denton, TX 76205

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 908
  • Price Estimate: $827 - $1,511

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Dr. Kelby Atkins Trusty O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Average rating 4.28 stars out of 5 (9 ratings)
Address: 3111 Unicorn Lake Boulevard, Denton, TX 76210

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 51
  • Price Estimate: $1,070 - $1,072

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Dr. Heath Allen Coleman O.D.
Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
Average rating 4.75 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 3111 Unicorn Lake Boulevard, Denton, TX 76210

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 44
  • Price Estimate: $1,068 - $1,069

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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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