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We found 37 optometrists who accept Blue Shield of California PPO near Huntington Beach, CA.

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Specializes in Optometry
11180 Warner Avenue; Suite 261
Fountain Valley, CA
 

Dr. Dan Carver practices optometry (primary eye care) in Fountain Valley, CA. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Optometry
17742 Beach Boulevard; #305
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Glenda Secor's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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Kevin John Germundsen
Specializes in Optometry
10088 Adams Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Kevin Germundsen practices optometry (primary eye care) in Huntington Beach, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Germundsen average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1545 Adams Avenue; Suite 100
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Amanda Mercer's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Legal Medicine, Pediatric Optometry
1796 Newport Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Babak Kamkar specializes in legal medicine and pediatric optometry. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kamkar takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
18685 Main Street; Suite E
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Jon Yamane works as an optometrist. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Yamane honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
7192 Edinger Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Bronson Hamada works as an optometrist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hamada 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
1835 Newport Boulevard; Suite A-111
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Michael Bourgoin works as an optometrist in Costa Mesa, CA. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
1835 Newport Boulevard; Suite A-111
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Jean Yoo-Bourgoin's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
5092 Warner Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Paul Blaze's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He takes Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
16845 Algonquin Street
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Ana Chang-Smith is an optometrist in Huntington Beach, CA. She honors Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
16450 Bolsa Chica Street
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Timothy Jankowski practices optometry (primary eye care). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
15627 Brookhurst Street
Westminster, CA
 

Dr. Chau Nguyen is an optometrist. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Nguyen 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
19746 Beach Boulevard
Huntington Beach, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Powell practices optometry (primary eye care). Patients gave Dr. Powell an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
10130 Warner Avenue; Suite J
Fountain Valley, CA
 

Dr. Seiju Terada is an optometrist. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
16125 Harbor Boulevard
Fountain Valley, CA
 

Dr. Anh-Linh Nguyen works as an optometrist in Fountain Valley, CA. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nguyen's professional affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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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.