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We found 19 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Choice near Kenner, LA.

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Specializes in Optometry
4324 Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Suite 104
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Thomas McGinn specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He 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
4324 Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Suite 104
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. George Stumpf works as an optometrist. He 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
3409 N Hullen Street
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. James Murphy works as an optometrist in Metairie, LA. Dr. Murphy 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
3900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Xuan Pham practices optometry (primary eye care) in Metairie, LA. She 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.

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Specializes in Optometry
2800 Veterans Boulevard; Suite 125
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Elliot Finkelstein's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He accepts 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
3701 Williams Boulevard; Suite 204
Kenner, LA
 

Dr. Manuel De La Rua works as an optometrist in Kenner, LA. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. 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
4404 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Charles Cohen works as an optometrist. On average, patients gave Dr. Cohen a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. 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
6601 Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Grand Vision, Suite 20
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. John Musselman's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Musselman is an in-network provider 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
3501 Severn Avenue; Suite 15
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Deborah Broussard works as an optometrist in Metairie, LA. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
4521 Camel Street
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. David Tran specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Metairie, LA. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tran honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
300 W Esplanade Avenue
Kenner, LA
 

Dr. Jennifer Vaught specializes in optometry (primary eye care). She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
5171 Citrus Boulevard; Suite 2040
Harahan, LA
 

Dr. Alan Fertel works as an optometrist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
910 W Esplanade Avenue
Kenner, LA
 

Dr. Koleman Finkelstein'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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Specializes in Optometry
3301 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Steve Kasprzak specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Metairie, LA. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kasprzak takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
1100 N Causeway Boulevard
Metairie, LA
 

Dr. Rene Pigeon is an optometrist in Metairie, LA. Dr. Pigeon 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
5171 Citrus Boulevard; Suite 2040
Harahan, LA
 

Dr. Amanda Van Daalen's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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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.