We found 9 optometrists who accept Blue Shield near Santa Rosa, CA.

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Specializes in Optometry
1430 Guerneville Road; Suite 3
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Les Shipley works as an optometrist in Santa Rosa, CA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Bruce P Abramson
Specializes in Optometry
1017 2nd Street
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Bruce Abramson specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Abramson takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Optometry
1559 Farmers Lane
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Ian Middleton's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Middleton takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
2305 Mendocino Avenue; Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Hollis Stavn works as an optometrist in Santa Rosa, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Stavn average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
800 Fourth Street
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Richard Jones practices optometry (primary eye care) in Santa Rosa, CA. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
2655 Cleveland Avenue; Suite A
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. John Tracy is an optometrist in Santa Rosa, CA. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tracy accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Optometry
987 Golf Course Drive
Rohnert Park, CA
 

Dr. Paula Shadid specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Rohnert Park, CA. Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shadid is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1559 Farmers Lane
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Feahr specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He accepts Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
720 4th Street
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Susan Hewlett works as an optometrist. Dr. Hewlett takes Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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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.
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