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We found 18 optometrists who accept MyBlue Silver 1604 near Tarpon Springs, FL.

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Specializes in Optometry
4107 Little Road
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Robert Schulz's specialty 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. Schulz takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
3434 E Lake Road; Suite 3
Palm Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Tara Rusoff specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Palm Harbor, FL. 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
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Robert Hoffert's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider 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 Optometry
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Crystal Hoffert specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Tarpon Springs, FL. Dr. Hoffert is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She 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
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Rachael Streeter works as an optometrist in Tarpon Springs, FL. Dr. Streeter takes 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
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Frank Dina's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Dina 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
4126 Us Hwy 19
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Leo Demarco practices optometry (primary eye care) in New Port Richey, FL. Dr. Demarco 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
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Mikel Kokoska's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). 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
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Katherine Flynn is a Tarpon Springs, FL physician who specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Flynn takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
33279 Us Highway 19 N
Palm Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Claudia Chavez's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Chavez 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
33330 U.s. Hwy. 19 N.
Palm Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Stephanie Coates works as an optometrist. She 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
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Kenneth Murphy specializes in optometry (primary eye care). 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
33330 Us Highway 19 N
Palm Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Natasha Gaukhshteyn specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Gaukhshteyn 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
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Maria Loulourgas' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Loulourgas is in-network 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
3384 Tampa Road
Palm Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Benjamin Cook's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Cook 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
41272 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Sandra Stroud practices optometry (primary eye care) in Tarpon Springs, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Stroud a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. She 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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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.