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We found 62 optometrists who accept Anthem EPO near Inglewood, CA.

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Specializes in Optometry
8735 La Tijera Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Harold Ashcraft's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He 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
1142 W Redondo Beach Boulevard
Gardena, CA
 

Dr. Amy Calder works as an optometrist in Gardena, CA. Dr. Calder is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
3756 Santa Rosalia Drive; Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Carrie Kumabe works as an optometrist in Los Angeles, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kumabe takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
13161 Mindanao Way; Suite D-6a
Marina Del Rey, CA
 

Dr. Ernest Nankas' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and L.A. Care Health Plan insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
3756 Santa Rosalia Drive; Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Eric Gaylord specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Gaylord honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
3916 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Gail Ellias works as an optometrist in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Ellias honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
946 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Gregg Okada works as an optometrist in Manhattan Beach, CA. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
15725 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 100
Lawndale, CA
 

Dr. Timothy Olinger is an optometrist in Lawndale, CA. Dr. Olinger's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Olinger honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
3200 N Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite E4
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Tiffany Ong specializes in optometry (primary eye care). She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and L.A. Care Health Plan insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
946 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA
 

Dr. Dale Choi'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. Choi accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
8610 S Sepulveda Boulevard; Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Michael Gettis works as an optometrist in Los Angeles, CA. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1149 S Hill Street; 365
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Cecilia Perez works as an optometrist. Patients rated Dr. Perez highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perez accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
1142 W Redondo Beach Boulevard
Gardena, CA
 

Dr. Robert Stahl is an optometrist. Dr. Stahl is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
302 W Grand Avenue; Suite 1
El Segundo, CA
 

Dr. Eileen Bell is an optometrist in El Segundo, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Bell average 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
4125 Sepulveda Boulevard
Culver City, CA
 

Dr. Mercedeh Motameni is a pediatric optometrist in Culver City, CA. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Motameni is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
953 W 85th Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Hilary Hawthorne is an optometrist. Dr. Hawthorne has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, 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.