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We found 97 optometrists who accept Blue Choice Bronze PPO 005 near Malden, MA.

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

Dr. Andrew McLeod's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Keratoconus, Contact Lenses

Neli Z Marcheva
Specializes in Optometry
40 Holland Street
Somerville, MA
 

Dr. Neli Marcheva works as an optometrist in Somerville, MA, Boston, MA, and Quincy, MA. Dr. Marcheva takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She trained at The New England College of Optometry for her residency. Dr. Marcheva (or staff) is conversant in German and Bulgarian. Dr. Marcheva is affiliated with Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates.

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

Dr. Kathleen Murphy specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Cambridge, MA. Dr. Murphy 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
511 Main Street
Melrose, MA
 

Dr. Herbert Schurgin practices optometry (primary eye care) in Beverly, MA and Melrose, MA. Dr. Schurgin's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Cynthia D'auria specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Boston, MA. She has a special interest in contact lenses. She is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. Dr. D'auria is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. 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 specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Chu honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
175 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Duane Smith's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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

Dr. Lisa Murray is an optometrist in Boston, MA. Dr. Murray 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
1255 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Lucia Dangelo's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She 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
1101 Beacon Street; #6w
Brookline, MA
 

Dr. Viktoriya Vilkomir's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
33 Broad Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Andrew Chesnick's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Chesnick honors 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
10 High Street; Suite 503
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Curtis Frank works as an optometrist. Dr. Frank honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
3 Woodland Road; Suite 120
Stoneham, MA
 

Dr. Chantal McCarron specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Stoneham, MA. Dr. McCarron is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Optometry
175 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kublin specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Boston, MA. Patient ratings for Dr. Kublin average 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts 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
400 Commonwealth Avenue; Unit 2
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Donald Korb's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Korb is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Blair Francis O Reilly
Specializes in Optometry
1 Porter Square
Cambridge, MA
 

Dr. Blair O'Reilly works as an optometrist in Cambridge, MA. Dr. O'Reilly is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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.