We found 35 optometrists who accept United Healthcare Compass near Sarasota, FL.

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Specializes in Optometry
5394 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Trisha Werner specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Sarasota, FL. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She 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
77 N Cattlemen Road
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Christine Manzella works as an optometrist. She 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
2111 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Lori Long's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She 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
2601 S Tamiami Tr
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Stuart Gindoff's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Gindoff is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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
1945 Northgate Boulevard
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Neville works as an optometrist in Sarasota, FL. She takes United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
130 Mimosa Drive
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Kristin Doyle's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
2650 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Frederick Soto practices optometry (primary eye care) in Sarasota, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Soto average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Optometry
8432 Lockwood Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Chanda Wall practices optometry (primary eye care) in Sarasota, FL. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wall accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
8320 Lockwood Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Max Friedman works as an optometrist. 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
2020 Cattlemen Road; Eye Center South Suite 500
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Margaret Werker's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Patient ratings for Dr. Werker average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Werker 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
2601 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Michael Maloney's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Maloney is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. 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
3691 Webber Street
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Steven Bovio is an optometrist in Sarasota, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Bovio is 3.5 stars out of 5. He 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 Pediatric Optometry
5409 University Parkway
University Park, FL
 

Dr. Melissa Hammond specializes in pediatric optometry. The average patient rating for Dr. Hammond is 5.0 stars out of 5. She 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
4934 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Donna Shotwell's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Shotwell 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
5409 University Parkway
University Park, FL
 

Dr. David Hunt'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 Ophthalmology, Optometry
2020 Cattlemen Road; Suite 500
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Lissa Rivero specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Sarasota, FL. Dr. Rivero 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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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.
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