We found 20 optometrists who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1416 near Pensacola, FL.

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Specializes in Optometry
5101 N Davis Highway; Suite A
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Katie Spear's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She takes 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
2105 Town Street
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Floyd Colley works as an optometrist. Dr. Colley 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
5101 N Davis Highway; Suite A
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Effiemarie McGowan's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. McGowan takes 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
113 Palafox Place
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Stacey McDonald practices optometry (primary eye care). She 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
113 Palafox Place
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Gene Terrezza is an optometrist in Pensacola, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Terrezza accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
4469 Mobile Highway; Suite B
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Clare Leonard's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Leonard accepts 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
2400 W Michigan Avenue; Suite 27
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Douglas Boyd's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Boyd 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
2650 Creighton Road
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Charles Porch's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Porch 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
5101 N Davis Highway; Suite A
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Jill Anderson works as an optometrist in Pensacola, FL. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Anderson 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
6190 N Davis Highway
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Terry Fall is an optometrist in Pensacola, FL. He honors 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
5062 Mobile Highway
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. James Andrews' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Andrews is rated highly by his patients. He accepts 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
5101 N. Davis Highway; Suite A
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Mark Obenchain's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Obenchain 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
5101 N Davis Highway; Suite A
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. April Gerhard's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Gerhard honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
5101 N Davis Highway; Suite A
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Carl Spear works as an optometrist. On average, patients gave Dr. Spear a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He 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
6190 N Davis Highway
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Mary Beth Young works as an optometrist in Pensacola, FL. Dr. Young is an in-network provider 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
6190 N Davis Highway
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Micheal Richardson specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Pensacola, FL. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Richardson takes.

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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.