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We found 9 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic HMO near Stamford, CT.

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Specializes in Optometry
30 6th Street
Stamford, CT
 

Dr. Michael Kalustian works as an optometrist in Stamford, CT. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
526 Newfield Avenue
Stamford, CT
 

Dr. Jesse Chin's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider 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
3034 Summer Street
Stamford, CT
 

Dr. Geoffrey Nemser's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave Dr. Nemser a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. 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
100 Greyrock Place
Stamford, CT
 

Dr. Fredric Smilen's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Smilen 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
526 Newfield Avenue
Stamford, CT
 

Dr. John Decarlo's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Decarlo's patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars. 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
1425 Bedford Street; Suite 1m
Stamford, CT
 

Dr. Steven Shaby works as an optometrist. 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
526 Newfield Avenue
Stamford, CT
 

Dr. Robert Maiolo specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Maiolo accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
35 Tokeneke Road
Darien, CT
 

Dr. Susan Westrup works as an optometrist in Darien, CT. Dr. Westrup takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
100 Greyrock Place
Stamford, CT
 

Dr. Kenneth Blum's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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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.