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We found 12 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 101 near Naugatuck, CT.

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Lawrence N Kline
Specializes in Optometry
60 Waterbury Road
Prospect, CT
 

Dr. Lawrence Kline's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors 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
910 Wolcott Street
Waterbury, CT
 

Dr. Kimberly Owens is an optometrist. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Catherine M Gelinas
Specializes in Optometry
60 Waterbury Road
Prospect, CT
 

Dr. Catherine Gelinas' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She 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
625 Wolcott Street
Waterbury, CT
 

Dr. John Pulaski's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pulaski honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
108 Church Street; Suite 2
Naugatuck, CT
 

Dr. Steven Ulc practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Ulc is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
799 New Haven Road
Naugatuck, CT
 

Dr. Laura Dake-Roche practices optometry (primary eye care) in Naugatuck, CT. Dr. Dake-Roche accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
481 Wolcott Street
Waterbury, CT
 

Dr. Domenico Trocchi's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Trocchi accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
87 Grandview Avenue
Waterbury, CT
 

Dr. Kelly Nguyen works as an optometrist. Dr. Nguyen 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
87 Grandview Avenue
Waterbury, CT
 

Dr. Eugene Fei's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). 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
C/o Walmart Vision Center; C/o Walmart Vision Center
Waterbury, CT
 

Dr. Barbara Kuznesof specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Waterbury, CT. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1060 New Haven Road
Naugatuck, CT
 

Dr. Andrew Ly works as an optometrist in Naugatuck, CT. Dr. Ly 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
799 New Haven Road
Naugatuck, CT
 

Dr. Thuylinh Roschangar practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Roschangar is an in-network provider for 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.