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We found 33 optometrists who accept Gold Compass HSA 1600 near Saint Petersburg, FL.

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Specializes in Optometry
1515 9th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Rebecca Sims practices optometry (primary eye care) in Saint Petersburg, FL. United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sims honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
8001 Us Highway 19 N
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Michael D'alesio works as an optometrist. He accepts 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
1700 66th Street N; Building B
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Mark Salta is an optometrist in Saint Petersburg, FL. Dr. Salta accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1903 Tyrone Boulevard N
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Phillips is an optometrist. He 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
1903 Tyrone Boulevard N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Susan Phillips specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Phillips 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
4940 Central Avenue
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Deborah Flanagan's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Flanagan 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
5412 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Dennis Ryczek is an optometrist. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ryczek honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
3322 Dr Martin Luther King Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Flanagan's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). 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 Ophthalmology, Optometry
620 10th Street N.
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Mark Smith is an ophthalmologist and optometrist in Saint Petersburg, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Suncoast Medical Clinic. Dr. Smith 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
2109 66th Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Kinga Jakubowski practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Jakubowski 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
5712 5th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. John Mason works as an optometrist in Saint Petersburg, FL. He 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
1601 38th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Mark Strosser is an optometrist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Strosser accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
4200 4th Street N; Suite F
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. David Shettle works as an optometrist. Dr. Shettle honors 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
1601 38th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Behn's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He 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
2300 N Tyrone Boulevard
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Krill specializes in 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
1515 9th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Robert Melby specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Saint Petersburg, FL. He accepts United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Bronze, and more.

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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.