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We found 18 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage Plus near Dover, DE.

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Specializes in Optometry
200 Banning Street; Suite 130
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Amanda Brandner practices optometry (primary eye care) in Dover, DE. Dr. Brandner takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Laura Castillo's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Castillo accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Medhat Iskander is an optometrist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Samuel Halpern's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. James Boyland practices optometry (primary eye care) in Dover, DE. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Dennis Mirra specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
833 South Governors Av
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Kristen Semenick practices optometry (primary eye care). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Timothy Westgate's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Bethany Lewallen practices optometry (primary eye care). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
833 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Jason Moyer is an optometrist in Dover, DE. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Prachi Pathak is an optometrist in Dover, DE. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pathak accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. I. Halpern specializes in optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave Dr. Halpern a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Matthew Miller's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Miller is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Alissa Long works as an optometrist. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Timothy Smith practices optometry (primary eye care) in Dover, DE. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
885 S Governors Avenue
Dover, DE
 

Dr. Troy Raber practices optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as 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.