We found 96 optometrists who accept Humana HMO near Chicago, IL.

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Marilou Alice Hunter
Specializes in Optometry
820 South Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Megan Hunter works as an optometrist. Her areas of clinical interest consist of contact lenses and dry eyes. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hunter honors. She trained at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute for residency. Dr. Hunter is professionally affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, and Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen.

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Clinical interests: Dry Eyes, Contact Lenses

Narayanan C Ramachandran
Specializes in Optometry
3624 W 26th Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Narayanan Ramachandran's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider 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
3241 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Anne Spies' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She takes 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
3241 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Mary Roberts is an optometrist in Chicago, IL. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Timothy T McMahon
Specializes in Optometry
1855 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Timothy McMahon's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). In Dr. McMahon's practice, he is particularly interested in keratoconus and contact lenses. He is affiliated with Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Keratoconus, Contact Lenses

Dr. Charlotte Enns Joslin, PhD
Specializes in Ophthalmology, Optometry
1855 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Charlotte Joslin specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Chicago, IL. She has indicated that her clinical interests include keratoconus, contact lenses, and cornea transplant (keratoplasty). She is professionally affiliated with Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Dr. Joslin takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Her residency was performed at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Epidemiology, Cornea Transplant, Keratoconus, Contact Lenses, Eye Infection

Kristie Jo Barbaro
Specializes in Optometry
675 N Saint Clair Street; 15th Floor
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Kristie Barbaro is an optometrist in Chicago, IL. Dr. Barbaro honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is affiliated with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Birva Shah specializes in pediatric optometry. Dr. Shah is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
3241 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Chris Martin's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Martin takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Charles William Kinnaird III
Specializes in Optometry
1220 S Wood Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Charles Kinnaird is an optometrist. He is professionally affiliated with Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Dr. Kinnaird honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His residency was performed at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.

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Magdalena Stec
Specializes in Ophthalmology, Optometry
321 N Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Magdalena Stec is an ophthalmologist and optometrist. In addition to English, she speaks Polish. She is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Stec honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Neurorehabilitation, Low Vision, Amblyopia, Traumatic Brain Injury

Ellen S Shorter
Specializes in Optometry
1855 W. Taylor Street
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Ellen Shorter's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Shorter's clinical interests encompass keratoconus and contact lenses. She is affiliated with Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She trained at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center for her residency.

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Clinical interests: Keratoconus, Contact Lenses, Eye Problems

Specializes in Optometry
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Lance Olson works as an optometrist. Dr. Olson is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
3241 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Dominick Opitz is an optometrist. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
3241 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Kara Crumbliss' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She honors 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
1501 S California Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Cynthia Reynolds-Temple practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Reynolds-Temple honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Reynolds-Temple is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital and Sinai Health System (Chicago).

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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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