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We found 84 optometrists who accept Anthem Blue Cross PPO near Northridge, CA.

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Specializes in Optometry
14434 Hamlin Street; Suite 1
Van Nuys, CA
 

Dr. Jan Moore is an optometrist. The average patient rating for Dr. Moore is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
19636 Sherman Way
Reseda, CA
 

Dr. Andy Kongsakul specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
6800 Owensmouth Avenue; Suite 400
Canoga Park, CA
 

Dr. Danita Lai is an optometrist. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Meyer Izaac
Specializes in Optometry
16055 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 630
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Meyer Izaac specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Encino, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Izaac is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
19737 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 201
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Cohen specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Woodland Hills, CA. On average, patients gave Dr. Cohen a rating of 4.0 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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Allen P Brantz
Specializes in Optometry
11333 Sepulveda Boulevard
Mission Hills, CA
 

Dr. Allen Brantz is an optometrist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Brantz is professionally affiliated with Facey Medical Group.

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Specializes in Optometry
14914 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA
 

Dr. Hanh Le's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Jay Lawrence Schlanger
Specializes in Optometry
16055 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 690
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Jay Schlanger specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Encino, CA. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Optometry
12661 Glenoaks Boulevard
Sylmar, CA
 

Dr. Jim Caballero is an optometrist. He accepts the following insurance: Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Optometry
15230 Burbank Boulevard; #109
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Vincent White's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
14914 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA
 

Dr. Rex Villegas' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
18013 Chatsworth Street
Granada Hills, CA
 

Dr. Carl Melnik's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Melnik honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
14425 Chase Street
Panorama City, CA
 

Dr. Barry Leonard practices optometry (primary eye care) in Panorama City, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Leonard average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leonard is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
12661 Glenoaks Boulevard
Sylmar, CA
 

Dr. Craig Hoeft's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Patient ratings for Dr. Hoeft average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hoeft takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
4454 Van Nuys Boulevard; Suite C
Sherman Oaks, CA
 

Dr. Rosalyn Nassiripour practices optometry (primary eye care) in Sherman Oaks, CA. She honors Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
7217 Reseda Boulevard
Reseda, CA
 

Dr. Laura Ha practices optometry (primary eye care) in Reseda, CA. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ha honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare, 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.