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We found 7 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 101 near Kissimmee, FL.

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Specializes in Optometry
4101 Hunters Park Lane; Suite 400
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Vanessa McCann specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Orlando, FL. She 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
3062 Dyer Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Marion Lewis is an optometrist in Kissimmee, FL. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Optometry
1338 E Vine Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Jack Mazlin's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). 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
4444 W Vine Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Andrew Ciambrone'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. Ciambrone honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
4763 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Evelyn Lim works as an optometrist. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
3948 Town Center Boulevard
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Leticia Sandoval's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Sandoval is in-network for 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
1204 N. John Young Parkway
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Jimmy Nguyen'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. Nguyen accepts.

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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.