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We found 115 optometrists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 020 near Brookline, MA.

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Specializes in Optometry
930 Commonwealth Avenue; Suite 2a
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Andrew McLeod is an optometrist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McLeod accepts. Dr. McLeod has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Keratoconus, Contact Lenses

Neli Z Marcheva
Specializes in Optometry
133 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Neli Marcheva practices optometry (primary eye care) in Somerville, MA, Boston, MA, and Quincy, MA. She is professionally affiliated with Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. Dr. Marcheva honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Her training includes a residency program at The New England College of Optometry. Dr. Marcheva (or staff) is conversant in German and Bulgarian.

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Stephen Doron Kolnik
Specializes in Optometry
1191 Chestnut Street
Newton, MA
 

Dr. Stephen Kolnik's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kolnik has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. In addition to English, Dr. Kolnik (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and Portuguese. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
50 Prospect St. C/o Custom - Eyes
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Kathleen Murphy is an optometrist. Dr. Murphy 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
150 South Huntington Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA
 

Dr. Nyssa Ferrazzara specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Ferrazzara honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with VA Boston Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Optometry
720 Harrison Avenue; 10th Floor
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Alexis Malkin works as an optometrist. She is professionally affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Malkin's residency was performed at Northport VA Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Malkin accepts.

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Cynthia Dauria
Specializes in Optometry
800 Washington Street; #450
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Cynthia D'auria's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Areas of expertise for Dr. D'auria include contact lenses. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. D'auria is professionally affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Contact Lenses

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Specializes in Optometry
930 Commonwealth Avenue; Suite 2a New England Eye Institute
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Gary Chu'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 Optometry
720 Harrison Avenue; 10th Floor
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Richard Jamara practices 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. His residency was performed at The New England College of Optometry. Dr. Jamara is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC).

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Clinical interests: Low Vision, HIV/AIDS, Rehabilitation

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Specializes in Optometry
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Lisa Murray'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. Murray takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
1255 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Lucia Dangelo'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. Dangelo takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
1350 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA
 

Dr. Ha Le'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. Le honors.

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Holly P Schneider
Specializes in Optometry
1191 Chestnut Street; Suite 1
Newton Upper Falls, MA
 

Dr. Holly Schneider works as an optometrist. Dr. Schneider's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Michele McHale
Specializes in Optometry
720 Harrison Avenue; 10th Floor
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Michele McHale works as an optometrist. Dr. McHale accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. She trained at Boston VA Medical Center for her residency. She is professionally affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC).

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Specializes in Optometry
175 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Duane Smith practices optometry (primary eye care). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He 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
1101 Beacon Street; #6w
Brookline, MA
 

Dr. Viktoriya Vilkomir works as an optometrist. She 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.