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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). Her training includes a residency program at West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. Dr. Hsieh is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hsieh (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin and Spanish. Dr. Hsieh is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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

Dr. Wai-Ling Wong's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Wong takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is 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 specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in San Francisco, CA. He is especially interested in eye problems. Dr. Jung is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. In addition to English, he speaks Cantonese. Dr. Jung is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Eye Problems

Jane Kuo
Specializes in Optometry
533 Parnassus Avenue; Suite U519
San Francisco, CA
 

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

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Specializes in Optometry
611 Broadway
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Avon Kwong's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She is in-network 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
1635 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Susy Vrouvas' specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She takes Chinese Community Health Plan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Truyet Tran works as an optometrist in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Tran is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. For her professional training, Dr. Tran completed a residency program at Portland VA Medical Center. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
326 Westlake Center
Daly City, CA
 

Dr. Rosanna Chen's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She accepts the following insurance: Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare.

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

Dr. Katherine Morioka is an optometrist. Dr. Morioka accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Marilyn Gilbreath works as an optometrist in Ukiah, CA and San Francisco, CA. Dr. Gilbreath is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).

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Specializes in Optometry
2380 Irving Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Elaine Kwon's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She accepts Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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

Dr. Faiza Vipul's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Vipul has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance.

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Kenneth Randall Hall
Specializes in Optometry
383 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Kenneth Hall's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1551 Sloat Boulevard
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Chester Quan's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). 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
2458 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Randall Go is an optometrist in San Francisco, CA. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Go is an in-network provider for 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 is an in-network provider for Chinese Community Health Plan, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 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.