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We found 35 optometrists who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Bay Pines, FL.

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Specializes in Optometry
1700 66th Street N; Building B
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Mark Salta specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1903 Tyrone Boulevard N
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Phillips works as an optometrist in Saint Petersburg, FL. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1903 Tyrone Boulevard N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Susan Phillips is an optometrist in Saint Petersburg, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Phillips honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
4940 Central Avenue
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Deborah Flanagan works as an optometrist in Saint Petersburg, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Flanagan is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Flanagan honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
5412 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Dennis Ryczek practices optometry (primary eye care) in Saint Petersburg, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ryczek accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
10500 Ulmerton Road; Suite 230
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Jeffery Laplume practices optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Laplume accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
2109 66th Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Kinga Jakubowski's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
11650 131st Street
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Richard Hernandez is an optometrist in Largo, FL. Dr. Hernandez accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Optometry
10785 102nd Avenue
Seminole, FL
 

Dr. Nevin Sarno's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sarno honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
10000 Bay Pines Boulevard
Bay Pines, FL
 

Dr. Erin Cooper practices optometry (primary eye care) in Bay Pines, FL. United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cooper accepts. She is affiliated with Bay Pines VA Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Optometry
2300 N Tyrone Boulevard
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Krill works as an optometrist. Dr. Krill is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
5712 5th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. John Mason's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Mason accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Optometry
10785 102nd Avenue
Seminole, FL
 

Dr. Mark Sarno specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Seminole, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Optometry
10000 Bay Pines Boulevard
Bay Pines, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Miller is an optometrist. Dr. Miller honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is professionally affiliated with Bay Pines VA Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Optometry
10500 Ulmerton Road; Suite 230
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Sahar Afsordeh specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Largo, FL. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
6951 Tyrone Square
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Paul Fisher is an optometrist. Dr. Fisher honors United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Bronze, 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.