We found 7 optometrists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Monroe, MI.

Ken Norris Feinauer
Specializes in Optometry
1180 N Monroe Street
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Ken Feinauer specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Monroe, MI. Dr. Feinauer accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with ProMedica.

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Susan Hilborn McCutcheon
Specializes in Optometry
1180 N Monroe Street
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Susan McCutcheon's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is professionally affiliated with ProMedica.

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Specializes in Optometry
2121 N Monroe Street
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Rebecca Long's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). 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
907 Regents Park Drive
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Whitney White specializes in optometry (primary eye care). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1349 Telegraph Road
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Daniel Irwin'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.

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Specializes in Optometry
504 N Telegraph Road
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Kristy Watson's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). 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
2215 N Telegraph Road
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Matthew Bryant specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Monroe, MI. Dr. Bryant is in-network for 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.