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We found 51 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 103 near Arlington Heights, IL.

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Specializes in Optometry
400 W Dundee Road; Suite 14-15
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Keith Mihaly is an optometrist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
2010 S Arlington Heights Road; Suite 121
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Margaret McNelis' specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Eugenia Lomazov
Specializes in Optometry
58 S Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Eugenia Lomazov is an optometrist in Arlington Heights, IL and Glenview Nas, IL. Dr. Lomazov is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Russian. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
1132 S Elmhurst Road
Mount Prospect, IL
 

Dr. Shelley Kim's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kim is in-network for 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
1500 N Arlington Heights Road; Suite 1504 Suite 1504
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Joann Hamm's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Hamm takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
450 E Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Adalina Kulbak practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kulbak honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1070 E Oakton Street
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Kohn's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
833 N Roselle Road
Roselle, IL
 

Dr. Atha Hyderi's specialty is pediatric optometry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hyderi honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
700 E Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Melissa Petersohn's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Petersohn is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
151 Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. David Nierman works as an optometrist in Buffalo Grove, IL. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nierman takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
1119 Mount Prospect Plaza
Mount Prospect, IL
 

Dr. Gary Chavin's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
3335 N Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Duane Fontana's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Fontana takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1477 E Oakton Street
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Edgar Perez is an optometrist in Des Plaines, IL. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
101 W. Oakton Street
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Kamran Hussain practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Hussain accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1553 Market Street
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Janet Tseng works as an optometrist. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
96 W Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Gustafson is an optometrist in Palatine, IL. Dr. Gustafson honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, 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.