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We found 116 optometrists who accept Anthem PPO near San Francisco, CA.

Joyce Ing-Li Hsieh
Specializes in Optometry
400 Parnassus Avenue; Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Joyce Hsieh's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Hsieh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. Dr. Hsieh trained at West Los Angeles VA Medical Center for her residency. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hsieh takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
400 Parnassus Avenue; Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Wai-Ling Wong practices optometry (primary eye care) in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Wong takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. She is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Roland Jung
Specializes in Optometry
400 Parnassus Avenue; Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Roland Jung's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Jung include eye problems. Dr. Jung is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Cantonese.

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Specializes in Optometry
611 Broadway
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Avon Kwong practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kwong has received a 3.5 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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Jane Kuo
Specializes in Optometry
533 Parnassus Avenue; Suite U519
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Jane Kuo specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kuo accepts the following insurance: Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
1635 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Susy Vrouvas' specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Vrouvas is in-network for Chinese Community Health Plan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
900 Bush Street; 220
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Faiza Vipul practices optometry (primary eye care). She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Vipul accepts the following insurance: Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare.

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Specializes in Optometry
530 Bush Street; Suite 101
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Vincent Penza is an optometrist in San Francisco, CA. Patients gave Dr. Penza an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
2508 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. David Stamper practices optometry (primary eye care) in San Francisco, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stamper accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
400 Parnassus Avenue; Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Truyet Tran is an optometrist. Dr. Tran is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. Her residency was performed at Portland VA Medical Center. She is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
326 Westlake Center
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Rosanna Chen works as an optometrist in Daly City, CA. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Katherine Hiromi Morioka
Specializes in Optometry
530 Bush Street; Suite 101
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Katherine Morioka is an optometrist in San Francisco, CA. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Marilyn Gilbreath's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Gilbreath is professionally affiliated with San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).

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Specializes in Optometry
2458 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Randall Go's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Patient ratings for Dr. Go average 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Chinese Community Health Plan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1719 Noriega Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Richard Simsarian is an optometrist. He honors Chinese Community Health Plan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
2171 Junipero Serra Boulevard; Suite 100
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Paul Holland specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Patient ratings for Dr. Holland average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Holland takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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.