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We found 37 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Plus Bronze 104 near Leawood, KS.

Matthew J Twardowski
Specializes in Optometry
7400 State Line Road; Suite 100
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Matthew Twardowski practices optometry (primary eye care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Twardowski include glasses, contact lenses, and diabetic retinopathy. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Twardowski honors.

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Clinical interests: Glasses, Dry Eye Syndrome, Eye Exam, Diabetic Retinopathy, Contact Lenses

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Specializes in Optometry
10120 W. 119th Street
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Andrea Buchbaum 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 Pediatric Optometry
6120 Johnson Drive
Mission, KS
 

Dr. Jason Pingel's area of specialization is pediatric optometry. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
5820 Lamar Avenue; Suite 100
Mission, KS
 

Dr. Raymond Brill's area of specialization is pediatric optometry. Dr. Brill honors 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
11261 Nall Avenue
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Alyssa Cooper works as an optometrist. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
12116 State Line Road
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Kenneth Bono's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bono is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
7701 Frontage Road; Suite A
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Paul Klenklen works as an optometrist in Overland Park, KS. He 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
11225 Nall Avenue; Suite 100
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Stacy Phillips specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Leawood, KS. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
5744 Antioch Road
Merriam, KS
 

Dr. Renae Borden's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Borden is in-network for 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
11225 Nall Avenue; Suite 100
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Evan Phillips works as an optometrist. 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
10120 W 119th Street
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Christina Bartimus Cottle's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Bartimus Cottle takes 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
11383b W 95th Street
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Joseph Kessler works as an optometrist in Overland Park, KS. He accepts 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
10120 W 119th Street
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. John Davis practices optometry (primary eye care) in Overland Park, KS. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
6120 Johnson Drive
Mission, KS
 

Dr. Jason Green practices optometry (primary eye care) in Mission, KS. Dr. Green accepts 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
4620 J C Nichols Parkway; Suite 421
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Kimberly Swan's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Swan accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
7510 Floyd Street
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Patrick Harmon's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to 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.