New York, NY Cataract Cost Comparison

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A Cataract in New York costs $1,792 on average when you take the median of the 260 medical providers who perform Cataract procedures in New York, NY. There are 1 different types of Cataract provided in New York, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the New York providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Compare Cataract Providers in New York, NY

Facility City Type
Gold Ambulatory Surgery Center Great Neck Ambulatory Surgical Center
Garden City Plaza Office Based Surgery Garden City Ambulatory Surgical Center
Suffolk Surgery Center Shirley Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Jersey Ambulatory Surgery Center Hackensack Ambulatory Surgical Center
Retinal Ambulatory Surgery Center of New York New York Eye Surgery Center
Northern Nj Eye Institute South Orange Eye Surgery Center
Kings County Hospital Center Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
Fifth Avenue Surgery New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ocean Medical Center Brick Acute Care Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center West Islip Acute Care Hospital
Eltra West Orange Ambulatory Surgical Center
Middlesex Surgery Center Edison Ambulatory Surgical Center
Flushing Hospital Medical Center Flushing Acute Care Hospital
Nyack Hospital Nyack Acute Care Hospital
Brooklyn Eye Surgery Center Brooklyn Eye Surgery Center
Hillside Surgicare Jamaica Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bergen Ambulatory Surgery Center Saddle Brook Ambulatory Surgical Center
Upper East Side Surgical New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
NYU Langone Medical Center New York Acute Care Hospital
Queens Surgi-center Glendale Ambulatory Surgical Center
Southern Ocean County Hospital Manahawkin Acute Care Hospital
Manalapan Surgery Center Manalapan Ambulatory Surgical Center
Beth Israel Amb Surg Cent Brooklyn Division Brooklyn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ambulatory Surgery Center of East Tremont Medical Center Bronx Ambulatory Surgical Center
Short Hills Surgery Center Millburn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital New York Acute Care Hospital
North Jersey Center for Surgery Newton Ambulatory Surgical Center
White Plains Hospital Center White Plains Acute Care Hospital
Union Hospital Union Acute Care Hospital
Passaic Beth Israel Regional Medical Center Passaic Acute Care Hospital
Beth Israel Medical Center - Petrie Division New York Acute Care Hospital
Ambulatory Sugical Center of Union County Union Ambulatory Surgical Center
Somerset Ambulatory Surgical Center Somerville Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Reed Center New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
Central Jersey Surgery Center. Eatontown Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgical Center at Millburn Millburn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Riverview Medical Center Red Bank Acute Care Hospital
Rockefeller University Hospital New York Acute Care Hospital
Brook Plaza Ambulatory Surg Ctr Brooklyn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wayne Surgical Center Wayne Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northfield Surgical Center West Orange Ambulatory Surgical Center
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
Linden Surgical Center Linden Ambulatory Surgical Center
Brooklyn Endoscopy and Ambulatory Surgery Center Brooklyn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Franklin Hospital Valley Stream Acute Care Hospital
Mercy Medical Center Rockville Centre Acute Care Hospital
Richmond Ambulatory Services Staten Island Ambulatory Surgical Center
Long Island Jewish Medical Center New Hyde Park Acute Care Hospital
Atlantic Surgery Center Long Branch Ambulatory Surgical Center
James Street Surgical Suite Morristown Ambulatory Surgical Center
Kimball Medical Center Lakewood Acute Care Hospital
University Surgicenter East Brunswick Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Springfield Eye Surgery and Laser Center Springfield Eye Surgery Center
Park Avenue Ambulatory Surgery New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Brooklyn Hospital Center Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
Synergy Medical New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
Edison Surgical Center Edison Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Michael's Medical Center Newark Acute Care Hospital
Roxbury Open MRI and Surgical Center Succasunna Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hudson Valley Hospital Center Cortlandt Manor Acute Care Hospital
Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center Bronx Acute Care Hospital
Monmouth Surgi Center Red Bank Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Jersey Surgery Center Englewood Cliffs Ambulatory Surgical Center
Queens Hospital Center Jamaica Acute Care Hospital
Elmhurst Hospital Center Elmhurst Acute Care Hospital
Saint John's Riverside Hospital - Andrus Pavilion Yonkers Acute Care Hospital
Ap Surgery Center Edison Ambulatory Surgical Center
Putnam Hospital Center Carmel Acute Care Hospital
Hudson Terrace Medical Englewood Cliffs Ambulatory Surgical Center
Columbus Hospital Newark Acute Care Hospital
Hudson Crossing Surgery Center Fort Lee Ambulatory Surgical Center
Somerset Medical Center Somerville Acute Care Hospital
Clara Maass Medical Center Belleville Acute Care Hospital
Ambulatory Surgery Center Livingston Ambulatory Surgical Center
Rockland Ambulatory Surgery Pearl River Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Nguyen Center Stony Brook Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center Paterson Acute Care Hospital
Cares Ambulatory Surgery Services New Brunswick Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northeast Surgical Mount Kisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
New Island Hospital Bethpage Acute Care Hospital
Westchester Ambulatory Surgery Center White Plains Ambulatory Surgical Center
Omni Eye Services Iselin Eye Surgery Center
Surgery Center of Central New Jersey North Brunswick Eye Surgery Center
The Center for Ambulatory Surgery Mountainside Ambulatory Surgical Center
New York Community Hospital Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center Sleepy Hollow Acute Care Hospital
Day Op of North Nassau Great Neck Ambulatory Surgical Center
Glen Cove Hospital Glen Cove Acute Care Hospital
Fifth Avenue Medical Operatory New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
May Street Surgi Center Edison Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Mary's Hospital Passaic Acute Care Hospital
Ocean Surgical Pavilion Oakhurst Ambulatory Surgical Center
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary New York Acute Care Hospital
Mountainside Hospital Montclair Acute Care Hospital
Saint Clare's Hospital - Denville Denville Acute Care Hospital
Paramus Surgical Center Paramus Ambulatory Surgical Center
Metropolitan Surgical Institute South Amboy Ambulatory Surgical Center
New York-presbyterian Hospital/weill Cornell Medical New York Acute Care Hospital
Metropolitan Surgery Center Hackensack Ambulatory Surgical Center
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center East Patchogue Acute Care Hospital
Progressive Surgery Center Farmingdale Ambulatory Surgical Center
Parkmed New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Joseph's Medical Center Yonkers Acute Care Hospital
Karpinski Ambulatory Surgery Unit New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
Garden State Surgical Center Fair Lawn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Affiliated Ambulatory Surgery Morristown Ambulatory Surgical Center
Old Hook Medical Surgicenter Emerson Ambulatory Surgical Center
Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center Secaucus Acute Care Hospital
South Shore Ambulatory Surgery Center Lynbrook Ambulatory Surgical Center
East Orange General Hospital East Orange Acute Care Hospital
River Drive Surgergy and Laser Center Elmwood Park Eye Surgery Center
Boulevard Surgical Center Long Island City Ambulatory Surgical Center
Jfk Medical Center Edison Acute Care Hospital
Glen Ridge Surgi Center Glen Ridge Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Shore University Hospital Manhasset Acute Care Hospital
Roseland Ambulatory Surgery Center Roseland Ambulatory Surgical Center
Maj Surgery Rye Ambulatory Surgical Center
Center for Special Procedures Lakewood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Somerset Surgical Center Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgical Center
Southampton Hospital Southampton Acute Care Hospital
Coney Island Hospital Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
Bergen Regional Medical Center Paramus Acute Care Hospital
Mount Vernon Hospital Mount Vernon Acute Care Hospital
Saint Luke's-roosevelt Hospital Center - Saint Lukes New York Acute Care Hospital
Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division Hospital Bronx Acute Care Hospital
Saddle River Valley Surgical Center Paramus Ambulatory Surgical Center
Eastern Long Island Hospital Greenport Acute Care Hospital
Lawrence Hospital Center Bronxville Acute Care Hospital
Saint Barnabas Hospital Bronx Acute Care Hospital
Harlem Hospital Center New York Acute Care Hospital
Oak Tree Surgery Center Edison Ambulatory Surgical Center
Metropolitan Hospital Center New York Acute Care Hospital
Center for Special Surgery Wall Township Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hackensack Surgery Center Hackensack Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgicare of Oradell Oradell Ambulatory Surgical Center
Palisade Surgery Center Fort Lee Ambulatory Surgical Center
Shore Outpatient Surgicenter Lakewood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Endo-surgi Center of Old Bridge Old Bridge Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ridgedale Surgery Center Cedar Knolls Ambulatory Surgical Center
Sheepshead Bay Surgery Center Brooklyn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Francis Hospital Roslyn Acute Care Hospital
Jacobi Medical Center Bronx Acute Care Hospital
Market Street Surgical Center Saddle Brook Ambulatory Surgical Center
Good Samaritan Hospital Suffern Acute Care Hospital
Raritan Bay Medical Center - Perth Amboy Perth Amboy Acute Care Hospital
Winthrop-university Hospital Mineola Acute Care Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway Rahway Acute Care Hospital
Usdk Medical Rockville Centre Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hoboken University Medical Center Hoboken Acute Care Hospital
Center for Surgical Specialties Rutherford Ambulatory Surgical Center
Stony Brook University Medical Center Stony Brook Acute Care Hospital
Ambulatory Surgical Center of New Jersey Edison Ambulatory Surgical Center
South Nassau Communities Hospital Oceanside Acute Care Hospital
Surgical Center at Cedar Knolls Cedar Knolls Ambulatory Surgical Center
Gramercy Surgery Center New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
Clifton Surgery Center Clifton Ambulatory Surgical Center
Synergy First Medical Brooklyn Ambulatory Surgical Center
New York Westchester Square Medical Center Bronx Acute Care Hospital
A Center for Advanced Surgery Paramus Ambulatory Surgical Center
Fifth Avenue Surgery Center New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ambulatory Surgical Center of Old Bridge Old Bridge Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgicare of Englewood Cliffs Englewood Cliffs Ambulatory Surgical Center
Sdk Medical Great Neck Ambulatory Surgical Center
Jersey City Medical Center Jersey City Acute Care Hospital
Fort Washington Center New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital Port Jefferson Acute Care Hospital
Ridgewood Ambulatory Surgery Center Ridgewood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Pascack Valley Hospital Westwood Acute Care Hospital
North Fullerton Surgery Center Montclair Ambulatory Surgical Center
Gregory Surgical Services Jersey City Ambulatory Surgical Center
Palisades Medical Center North Bergen Acute Care Hospital
Saint James Hospital Newark Acute Care Hospital
North Shore Surgi-center Smithtown Ambulatory Surgical Center
Toms River Surgery Center Toms River Ambulatory Surgical Center
Central Jersey Ambulatory Surgical Center Hillsborough Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgicare Ambulatory Surgery Center of Ny Bronx Ambulatory Surgical Center
Lakewood Surgery Center Lakewood Ambulatory Surgical Center
Peconic Bay Medical Center Riverhead Acute Care Hospital
Saint Mary's Ambulatory Surgery Center Palisades Park Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ambulatory Surgery Center of Greater New York Bronx Ambulatory Surgical Center
New York Downtown Hospital New York Acute Care Hospital
Advanced Surgical Arts Center Edison Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ksc Or Services Huntington Ambulatory Surgical Center
Pilgrim Medical Center Montclair Ambulatory Surgical Center
Overlook Hospital Summit Acute Care Hospital
University Hospital of Brooklyn Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
St. Vincent's Staten Island Surgery Services Staten Island Ambulatory Surgical Center
Surgery Center of Somerset Somerset Ambulatory Surgical Center
Summit Medical Group Ambulatory Surgery Center Berkeley Heights Ambulatory Surgical Center
Shrewsbury Surgery Center Shrewsbury Ambulatory Surgical Center
Christ Hospital Jersey City Acute Care Hospital
Bellevue Hospital Center New York Acute Care Hospital
Prohealth Ambulatory Surgery Center New Hyde Park Ambulatory Surgical Center
Richmond Ambulatory Surgical Facility Staten Island Ambulatory Surgical Center
Northern Monmouth Regional Surgery Center Manalapan Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bayonne Medical Center Bayonne Acute Care Hospital
Long Island College Hospital Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
Surgicenter Toms River Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Mount Sinai Hospital New York Acute Care Hospital
Saint John's Episcopal Hospital South Shore Far Rockaway Acute Care Hospital
Bayshore Community Hospital Holmdel Acute Care Hospital
Community Medical Center Toms River Acute Care Hospital
Trinitas Hospital Elizabeth Acute Care Hospital
Mediplex Surgery Center Edison Ambulatory Surgical Center
Centrastate Medical Center Freehold Acute Care Hospital
Jelksmedical New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
All City Family Health Care Brooklyn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Murray Hill Care New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
Seashore Surgical Institute Brick Ambulatory Surgical Center
Jersey Shore University Medical Center Neptune Acute Care Hospital
Southside Hospital Bay Shore Acute Care Hospital
Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
Island Eye Surgicenter Carle Place Eye Surgery Center
Staten Island University Hospital - North Site Staten Island Acute Care Hospital
Essex Surgical Arts Surgery Center Belleville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Melville Surgery Center Melville Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Charles Hospital Port Jefferson Acute Care Hospital
Nassau University Medical Center East Meadow Acute Care Hospital
Eye Institute of Essex Surgeye Center Belleville Eye Surgery Center
American Surgical Center of West Orange West Orange Ambulatory Surgical Center
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Englewood Acute Care Hospital
New York Hospital Queens Flushing Acute Care Hospital
County Line Endoscopy and Surgical Center North Bergen Ambulatory Surgical Center
Garden State Ambulatory Surgery Center Toms River Ambulatory Surgical Center
Holy Name Hospital Teaneck Acute Care Hospital
Essex Surgery Center Hackensack Ambulatory Surgical Center
Bey Lea Ambulatory Surgical Center Toms River Ambulatory Surgical Center
Andrew Jacono Center Great Neck Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ramapo Valley Surgical Center Ramsey Ambulatory Surgical Center
Advanced Surgical Arts Facility Staten Island Ambulatory Surgical Center
Physcian's Choice Surgicenter Howard Beach Ambulatory Surgical Center
Franklin Surgical Center Basking Ridge Ambulatory Surgical Center
2116 Kings Highway GI Brooklyn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Westchester Medical Center Valhalla Acute Care Hospital
Northern Westchester Hospital Mount Kisco Acute Care Hospital
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Newark Acute Care Hospital
New Vision Laser Center Elizabeth Eye Surgery Center
Stonybrook Surigcal Assoicates Stonybrook Ambulatory Surgical Center
Day-op Center of Long Island Mineola Ambulatory Surgical Center
Sound Shore Medical Center New Rochelle Acute Care Hospital
The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
Atrium Surgery Center Mine Hill Ambulatory Surgical Center
North Central Bronx Hospital Bronx Acute Care Hospital
Huntington Hospital Huntington Acute Care Hospital
Bergen Passaic Ambulatory Surgery Center Clifton Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Valley Hospital Ridgewood Acute Care Hospital
Ambulatory Surgery Center of Brooklyn Brooklyn Ambulatory Surgical Center
Ambulatory Center of Excellence In Surgery Bloomfield Ambulatory Surgical Center
The Ambulatory Surgery Center of Westchester Mt Kisco Ambulatory Surgical Center
Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital Wayne Acute Care Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick Acute Care Hospital
Hackensack University Medical Center Hackensack Acute Care Hospital
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
Sea Oaks Surgery Center Little Egg Harbor Ambulatory Surgical Center
Community Hospital at Dobbs Ferry Dobbs Ferry Acute Care Hospital
Unite Health Center New York Ambulatory Surgical Center
Interfaith Medical Center Brooklyn Acute Care Hospital
University Hospital Newark Acute Care Hospital
Montvale Surgical Center Montvale Ambulatory Surgical Center
Hunterdon Center for Surgery Flemington Ambulatory Surgical Center

Cataract Surgery Introduction

Cataract surgery is one of the most common operations performed on an outpatient basis and one of the safest and most effective. Surgery involves removing the cloudy lens and replacing it with a substitute lens. If cataracts are present in both eyes, they cannot be removed at the same time. Your physician will need to perform surgery on each eye separately. This procedure is usually performed in less than 30 minutes and usually requires only minimal sedation and numbing eye drops, no stitches to close the wound, and no eye patch after surgery. There are no medications, dietary supplements, exercises, or optical devices that have been shown to prevent or cure symptomatic cataracts. Changes in diet and watchful waiting is the most common advice for non-symptomatic cataracts. There are two major types of ECCE: manual expression, in which the lens is removed through an incision made in the cornea or the sclera of the eye; and phacoemulsification, in which the lens is broken into fragments inside the capsule by ultrasound energy and removed by aspiration. The particular method and type of replacement lens will be determined by your physician.

Cataract Surgery Patient Preparation

A brief physical exam will be performed. Inform your physician of any medications you are routinely taking. You will need to have special testing known as keratometry to determine the strength of the IOL needed. Other specific instructions will be provided usually limiting eating or drinking. It is very important to follow these instructions. Arrangements should be made for transportation after the surgery is complete.

What to expect during and after Cataract Surgery

Most cataract surgery takes less than an hour and is done with minimal anesthesia and numbing drops. After the area around the eye has been cleansed with antiseptic, sterile drops are used to cover most of the patient's face. The patient is given either a local anesthetic to numb the tissues around the eye or a topical anesthetic to numb the eye itself. An eyelid holder is used to hold the eye open during the procedure. If the patient is very nervous, the doctor may administer a sedative intravenously. After the anesthetic has taken effect, a very small incision is made, the lens is removed and the IOL is inserted and placed in the correct position. During this time you may notice the sensation of pressure from the various instruments used during the procedure.

After leaving the operating room, you will be brought to a recovery room where your doctor will prescribe several eye drops that you will need to take for a few weeks postoperatively and provide specific care instructions. While you may notice some discomfort, most patients do not experience significant pain following surgery; if you do you experience decreasing vision or significant pain, you should contact your ophthalmologist immediately. In some cases, within months to years after surgery, the thin lens capsule may become cloudy, and you may have the sensation that the cataract is returning because your vision is becoming blurry again. This process is termed posterior capsule opacification, or a "secondary cataract." To restore vision, a laser is used in the office to painlessly create a hole in the cloudy bag. This procedure takes only a few minutes in the office, and vision usually improves rapidly. The lens prescription should be checked after surgery, as it is likely to need adjustment.

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