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Specializes in Optometry
37 Bovet Road
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Marcie Arnesty practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Arnesty is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Blue Shield, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
939 Edgewater Boulevard; Suite C
Foster City, CA
 

Dr. Reina Yuan is an optometrist. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Marta Banh is an optometrist in San Francisco, CA, Daly City, CA, and Half Moon Bay, CA. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She is professionally affiliated with San Mateo Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
1100 Park Place; Suite 10
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Jocelyn Pang specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in San Mateo, CA. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
419 Eccles Avenue
South San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Letitia Lii's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She takes Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
1720 El Camino Real; Suite 225
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Mary Bailey's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Bailey honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
711 Kains Avenue
San Bruno, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Aller works as an optometrist. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Aller is an in-network provider for Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Nancy Wong
Specializes in Optometry
1122 El Camino Real
San Bruno, CA
 

Dr. Nancy Wong specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in San Bruno, CA and San Francisco, CA. Community Eye Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Superior Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wong honors. She speaks Chinese. Dr. Wong's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
390 El Camino Real; Suite J
Belmont, CA
 

Dr. Faye Yap-Katzman is an optometrist in Belmont, CA. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Yap-Katzman honors Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
1720 El Camino Real; Suite 235
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Suzanne Quo specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Burlingame, CA. She honors Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
1121 El Camino Real
South San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Michael Chew works as an optometrist. He honors Blue Shield, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
3162 Campus Drive
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Karen Collom specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Collom is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
931 San Bruno Avenue W; Room 4
San Bruno, CA
 

Dr. Connie Ha works as an optometrist. She accepts Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
851 Cherry Avenue; Bayhill Center #25
San Bruno, CA
 

Dr. Stephen Kelly practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kelly's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
1881 El Camino Real
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Pamela Fong's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fong honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
305 Broadway
Millbrae, CA
 

Dr. Patricia Chang's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Her average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chang takes Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Optometry?

Optometry is primary care for vision, dealing with vision correction and certain diseases of the eye. Optometrists are the medical providers who prescribe glasses and contact lenses, and they are usually the ones who perform annual eye exams.

Optometrists attend four years of graduate school after college to study the health, function, and care of the eye before they become licensed. They are not medical doctors, unlike ophthalmologists, so they cannot perform surgery. However, optometrists can diagnose diseases of the eye and prescribe vision therapy, medications, and vision correction, such as glasses.

Some common conditions that may be seen by an optometrist include:
  • Refractive disorders, such as myopia and astigmatism, which require lenses to correct the vision
  • Glaucoma, a condition where increased pressure within the eye leads to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries light images from the eye to the brain
  • Dry eye, where there are insufficient tears to lubricate the eye
  • Common infections of the eye, such as conjunctivitis

An optometry exam involves checking the patient’s vision as well as the eye itself and the tissues surrounding the eye. Optometrists may check the pressure of the eye or test to see how well the eyes focus and move. They may ask about any problems, discomfort, or concerns the patient has experienced related to their eyes.

Optometrists are the first stop for most people who need a medical provider to care for their vision health.