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When a person has developed cataracts, it means that the natural lens of the eye becomes cloudy, or opaque. There are varying degrees of the opaqueness, from only slightly opaque to being severely opaque and keeping the light from reaching the eye. Once you develop cataracts, your eye surgeon in New York will recommend cataract surgery. What happens in cataract surgery is the eye surgeon removes the clouded natural lens of the eye and replaces it with a new lens. Once the surgeon does that, not only does it take care of the cataract problem, but it can also take care of the patient's bad eyesight. There have been many cases where the patient no longer needed their glasses after getting cataract surgery.

As you can assume, cataract surgery in New York can be quite costly. As of last year, the estimates for cataract surgery in New York was anywhere from $3,000 to $5,000 per eye. Of course, that total includes all of the fees associated with getting the procedure such as the surgeon's fee and the other medical professionals' fees who assist. Traditionally, cataract surgery is a one-day surgery with no overnight stay in the hospital. If you develop complications associated with your cataract surgery, you will have to stay at least overnight in the hospital so the doctors can monitor your eye and your condition.

Since there is a medical reason for getting cataract surgery, insurance plans will usually cover at least part of the cost of the procedure. The amount that your insurance plan will cover depends on your deductible amount and percentage they will pay for the various things associated with getting cataract surgery. You will usually have a pretty good idea of how much the insurance will cover and how much you need to pay yourself out-of-pocket. Some people in New York can't afford to pay the left over balance they will have after insurance pays their part, so they think they can't get the surgery. There are, however, some options available to those people in New York.

If you find that you can't afford to pay the balance you owe for cataract surgery in New York, you can do one of three things. If the cataract is not very advanced and impacting your vision, you can wait until you save up the money for the surgery. If you really need the cataract surgery immediately, you can apply for a personal loan from a bank or apply for a special health credit account like Care Credit. Either option will enable you to get your cataract surgery when you need it.

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Eye Center at Memorial Hospital
63 Shaker Road, Suite 101
Albany, NY 12204
Bailey & Filipp Eye Physicians
222 Great Oaks Blvd
Albany, NY 12203
Fichte, Endl, & Elmer
2825 Niagara Falls Blvd., Suite 130
Amherst, NY 14228
Gregory N. Joy, M.D., M.B.A.
8280 Willett Parkway, Suite 204
Baldwinsville, NY 13027
Leslie A. Shapiro, M.D.
20020 44th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11361
Fromer Eye Centers
3130 Grand Concourse, Suite 1J
Bronx, NY 10458
Odrich Odrich and Greenburg, M.D.s
3765 Riverdale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
New York Eye Surgery Center
1101 Pelham Parkway
Bronx, NY 10469
Eye Care and Surgery Center
1636 East 14th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11229
New York Laser Group
374 Stockholm Street, Room 216
Brooklyn, NY 11237
John W. Lombardo, M.D.
7801 4 Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Island Eye Surgicenter, LLC
255 Glen Cove Road
Carle Place, NY 11514
The Weinstein Refractive Center
66 Commack , Suite 203
Commack, NY 11725
CNY Eye Care
5000 Brittonfield Parkway, Suite A102
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons, PC
200 Westage Business Center Drive
Fishkill, NY 12524
St. Mary's Eye and Surgery Center
41-61 Kissena Blvd., #C-24
Flushing, NY 11355
Costello Eye Physicians & Surgeons
Route 12 B
Hamilton, NY 13346
Stahl Eye Center
200 Motor Parkway, Suite D-25
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Huntington Eye Care Associates
755 Park Avenue, Suite 100
Huntington, NY 11743
Arleo Eye Institute
100 Uptown Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Najac Vision
125-10 Queens Blvd., Suite 305
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Kansas Eye Surgery Associates, P.C.
24 Century Hill Dr., Suite #001
Latham, NY 12110
Albany Regional Eye
5 Johnson Road
Latham, NY 12110
Brass Eye Center
713 Troy-Schenectady Rd., Suite 135
Latham, NY 12110
Syracuse Ophthalmologic Consultants
5100 W. Taft Road, Suite 3L
Liverpool, NY 13088
Todd J. Bragin, M.D., P.C.
243 Broadway
Lynbrook, NY 11563
Long Island Eye Surgeons
2110 Northern Blvd., Suite 208
Manhasset, NY 11030
Eye Specialists of Westchester
140 Lockwood Avenue, Suite 220
New Rochelle, NY 10801
American Surgisite
838 Pelham Dale Road
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Mandel Vision
211 E. 70th St.
New York, NY 10021
Kelly Laser Center
101 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10178
Weill Cornell Eye Associates
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10021
Chelsea Eye Associates
157 W. 19th St.
New York, NY 10011
Pamel Vision & Laser Group
115 East 61st, Suite 1B
New York, NY 10021
Columbia Laser Vision Correction
880 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Cataract & Laser Eye Surgeons
410 Gidney Avenue
Newburgh, NY 12550
Barry L. Drucker, M.D.
58-47 Francis Lewis Blvd., Suite 202
Oakland Gardens, NY 11364
North Shore Eye Care
54 Commerce Drive, Suite 6
Riverhead, NY 11901
Rochester Ophthalmologic Group
2100 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
Cornerstone Eye Associates
2300 Buffalo Rd., Bldg. 700
Rochester, NY 14624
OcuSight Eye Center
10 Hagen Drive, Suite 220
Rochester, NY 14625
Flaum Eye Institute
100 Meridian Centre, Suite 125
Rochester, NY 14618
Rochester Eye Center
30 North Union St., Ste 101
Rochester, NY 14607
Hatsis Laser Center
2 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 401
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Cornea Consultants of Albany
1220 New Scotland Road
Slingerlands, NY 12259
Dr. Jay Lippman's Eye Care Center
380 Route 202
Somers, NY 10589
Island Eye Surgery Specialists
4299 Hylan Blvd.
Staten Island, NY 10312
Eye Associates of Central New York
2215 E. Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Syracuse Eye Physicians
716 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203

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