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We found 34 optometrists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Lutherville Timonium, MD.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
1209 York Road; Suite 200
Lutherville, MD
 

Dr. Eleanor Min's area of specialization is pediatric optometry. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
1209 York Road; Suite 200
Lutherville, MD
 

Dr. Eric Williams' 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. Williams takes.

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Gary Baziz
Specializes in Optometry
1209 York Road; Suite 200
Lutherville, MD
 

Dr. Gary Baziz specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
901-3 Dulaney Valley Court
Towson, MD
 

Dr. Steven Blausey'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
1209 York Road; Suite 200
Lutherville, MD
 

Dr. Diane Golub specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Lutherville Timonium, MD. Dr. Golub 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
9613 Harford Road; Suite I
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Hollie Brannan works as an optometrist. She 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
1209 York Road; Suite 200
Lutherville, MD
 

Dr. Martin Novey's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Novey 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
1209 York Road; Suite 200
Lutherville, MD
 

Dr. Francisco Burgos' 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. Burgos honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
1209 York Road; Suite 200
Lutherville Timonium, MD
 

Dr. Lauren Gormley specializes in optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Gormley is 3.0 stars out of 5. She 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
2300 Dulaney Valley Road
Timonium, MD
 

Dr. Robert Leikin practices optometry (primary eye care) in Lutherville Timonium, MD. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Leikin honors.

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Nadia U Rutayisire, MPH
Specializes in Optometry
6080 Falls Road; Ll1
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Nadia Rutayisire'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. Rutayisire accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
7954 Harford Road
Parkville, MD
 

Dr. Timothy Madgar'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
7684 Belair Road
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Arnold Sapperstein'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
1952 York Road
Timonium, MD
 

Dr. Howard Hartz practices optometry (primary eye care) in Lutherville Timonium, MD and Baltimore, MD. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
8625 Pleasant Plains Road
Towson, MD
 

Dr. Elizabeth McGinn is an optometrist in Towson, MD. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McGinn accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
9613 Harford Road; Suite I
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Richard Barnstein works as an optometrist. Dr. Barnstein honors 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.