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We found 28 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Ocala, FL.

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Specializes in Optometry
3101 Sw College Road
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Glenn Pieschke works as an optometrist. Dr. Pieschke is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
150 Se 17th Street; Suite 100
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Ray Johnson's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
2411 Sw College Road
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. John Buch specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Ocala, FL. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
3230 Sw 33rd Road
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. James Williams practices optometry (primary eye care). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Williams is conversant in Spanish. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
3101 Sw College Road
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Catherine Yaeckel works as an optometrist in Ocala, FL. Dr. Yaeckel is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
150 Se 17th Street; Suite 100
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Scott Willeford's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Willeford's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
5353 Sw College Road
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Nadia Strucko practices optometry (primary eye care) in Ocala, FL. Dr. Strucko 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
3101 Sw College Road
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Michael Lange practices optometry (primary eye care) in Ocala, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Lange a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider 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
5353 Sw College Road
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Steven Shaw specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Ocala, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shaw takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
6290 Sw Highway 200
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Ritz's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He 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
3101 Sw College Road
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. William Ramsay works as an optometrist. He honors 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
150 Se 17th Street; Suite 100
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Nicholas Ritz's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
3101 Sw College Road
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Brian Atkins practices optometry (primary eye care) in Ocala, FL. Dr. Atkins 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
5400 Sw College Road; Suite 106
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. James Muse specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Ocala, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Muse takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
600 Sw 10th Street; Suite 104
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Paul Anderson's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for 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
810 Ne 25th Avenue
Ocala, FL
 

Dr. Richard Clark'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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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.