We found 79 optometrists who accept Anthem Blue Cross HMO near Hacienda Heights, CA.

Steve S Peng
Specializes in Optometry
1758 Sierra Leone Avenue; Suite A
Rowland Heights, CA
 

Dr. Steve Penn's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Penn is professionally affiliated with Community Hospital of San Bernardino. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is accepting new patients. He speaks Chinese.

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Specializes in Optometry
16414 Whittier Boulevard
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Derek Rice specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Whittier, CA. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rice honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He is professionally affiliated with PIH Health.

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Specializes in Optometry
121 W. Whittier Boulevard; #100
La Habra, CA
 

Dr. Nathan Hinds specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in La Habra, CA and Whittier, CA. Dr. Hinds accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with PIH Health.

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Chester C Cheng
Specializes in Optometry
121 W Whittier Boulevard; Suite 100
La Habra, CA
 

Dr. Chester Cheng's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cheng takes. He is conversant in Mandarin. He is affiliated with PIH Health.

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Specializes in Optometry
601 E Whittier Boulevard; Suite 105
La Habra, CA
 

Dr. Lisa Shimada's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Shimada is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She takes Blue Shield, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Optometry
7247 Painter Avenue
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Xavier Ordonez is an optometrist in Whittier, CA. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Ordonez is professionally affiliated with PIH Health. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1009 E La Habra Boulevard
La Habra, CA
 

Dr. Mary Anagnost's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Anagnost is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance.

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James P Cheung
Specializes in Optometry
4141 S Nogales Street; Building C Unit 101
West Covina, CA
 

Dr. James Cheung's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Cheung accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
1339 W Whittier Boulevard
La Habra, CA
 

Dr. Cynthia Tjahjadi's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
15925 Whittier Boulevard
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Douglas Flor practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Flor accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He is affiliated with PIH Health.

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Specializes in Optometry
18337 Colima Road
Rowland Heights, CA
 

Dr. Heejung Koh works as an optometrist in Rowland Heights, CA. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1026 W West Covina Parkway; Suite B
West Covina, CA
 

Dr. Jenny Sung's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
3658 S Nogales Street
West Covina, CA
 

Dr. Erin Duncan is an optometrist. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Kaiser Permanente, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1011 Baldwin Park Boulevard
Baldwin Park, CA
 

Dr. Susan Almazan works as an optometrist. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Kaiser Permanente, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
2707 E Valley Boulevard; Suite 216
West Covina, CA
 

Dr. Roger Wu's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Wu has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
2115 S Hacienda Boulevard
Hacienda Heights, CA
 

Dr. Jane Liang works as an optometrist in Hacienda Heights, CA. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.