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We found 28 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 101 near Dedham, MA.

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
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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Specializes in Optometry
81 Corey Street
West Roxbury, MA
 

Dr. David Greenstein is an optometrist. On average, patients gave Dr. Greenstein a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. 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
138 Nahatan Street
Norwood, MA
 

Dr. Matthew Modderno's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Modderno 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
738 High Street
Westwood, MA
 

Dr. Wayne Zahka works as an optometrist. Dr. Zahka takes 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
4199 Washington Street; Suite 2
Roslindale, MA
 

Dr. Phyllis Andrejko practices optometry (primary eye care). She is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Andrejko's patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. 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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Specializes in Optometry
1819 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA
 

Dr. Patricia Hazell practices optometry (primary eye care) in West Roxbury, MA. She 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
4199 Washington Street; Suite 2
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Elaine Icban's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Icban is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. She is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC).

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Specializes in Optometry
95 Chapel Street; First Floor
Norwood, MA
 

Dr. H. Tabaie practices optometry (primary eye care) in Norwood, MA. Dr. Tabaie accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
464 Hillside Avenue; Suite 205
Needham, MA
 

Dr. Lynette Johns specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Johns is in-network 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
95 Chapel Street; First Floor
Norwood, MA
 

Dr. Robert Condon's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Patients gave Dr. Condon an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. 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
980 Washington Street; Suite 120
Dedham, MA
 

Dr. Judith Darrow's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Darrow takes 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
1558 Dorchester Avenue; Unit 1r
Dorchester, MA
 

Dr. Tu Quynh Nguyen specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen accepts.

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Nabeel Khudairi
Specializes in Optometry
54 Cottage Street E
Norwood, MA
 

Dr. Nabeel Khudairi specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Norwood, MA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes 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
361 Washington Street
Westwood, MA
 

Dr. Arthur Stuchins practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Stuchins takes 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.