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We found 14 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Multi-State Plans near East Hartford, CT.

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Specializes in Optometry
893 Main Street; Suite 201
East Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Thomas Prignano practices optometry (primary eye care) in East Hartford, CT. Dr. Prignano's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
893 Main Street; Suite 201
East Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Michelle Reichle specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in East Hartford, CT. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Reichle accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
93 Evergreen Way
South Windsor, CT
 

Dr. Michael Aucello's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Aucello takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
185 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT
 

Dr. Andrew Sokolik specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Sokolik is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
112 S Whitney Street
Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Afua Antwi is an optometrist. Dr. Antwi is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
21 Grand Street
Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Alan Lu's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Lu is 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
1402 Berlin Turnpike
Wethersfield, CT
 

Dr. Phuong Nguyen's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Nguyen honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
130 Nutmeg Lane; #132
East Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Tracy Snowden specializes in optometry (primary eye care). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
178 Hartford Road
Manchester, CT
 

Dr. Jason Delisle's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
596 Burnside Avenue
E Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Gary Vrooman works as an optometrist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vrooman takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
178 Hartford Road
Manchester, CT
 

Dr. Carly Oslin works as an optometrist. Dr. Oslin honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
477 Connecticut Boulevard; Suite 102
East Hartford, CT
 

Dr. Thu Cai's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
344v Buckland Hills Drive
Manchester, CT
 

Dr. Anthony Gioscia works as an optometrist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
420 Buckland Hills Drive
Manchester, CT
 

Dr. Ronald Levitt specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Levitt takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, 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.