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). She honors United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Mark Salta's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1903 Tyrone Boulevard N
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Phillips' area of specialization 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
1903 Tyrone Boulevard N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Susan Phillips' 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, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Michael D'alesio specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 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). The average patient rating for Dr. Flanagan is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Flanagan 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
3322 Dr Martin Luther King Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Flanagan practices optometry (primary eye care) in Saint Petersburg, FL. Dr. Flanagan is in-network for 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 Ophthalmology, Optometry
620 10th Street N.
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Mark Smith works as an ophthalmologist and optometrist. He is affiliated with Suncoast Medical Clinic. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider 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
5412 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Dennis Ryczek 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. Ryczek takes.

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

Dr. Kinga Jakubowski is an optometrist in Saint Petersburg, FL. 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
5712 5th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. John Mason practices optometry (primary eye care) in Saint Petersburg, FL. He 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
4200 4th Street N; Suite F
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. David Shettle practices optometry (primary eye care) in Saint Petersburg, FL. Dr. Shettle is an in-network provider for 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
1601 38th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

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

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Specializes in Optometry
2300 N Tyrone Boulevard
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Krill practices optometry (primary eye care). 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
1515 9th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

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

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Specializes in Optometry
1601 38th Avenue N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Mark Strosser's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as 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.