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We found 52 optometrists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Creve Coeur, MO.

Mark Salvatore Rallo
Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
1040 N. Mason Road; Medical Building One
Creve Coeur, MO
 

Dr. Mark Rallo specializes in pediatric optometry. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and Washington University Physicians. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rallo is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Bryan R Bowen
Specializes in Optometry
10 Barnes West Drive; Medical Bldg Two Suite 201
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Bryan Bowen specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Bowen's professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Angela Joann Demetrulias
Specializes in Optometry
10 Barnes West Drive; Medical Building Two
Creve Coeur, MO
 

Dr. Angela Demetrulias specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Demetrulias's professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Specializes in Optometry
8562-66 Eager Road
Brentwood, MO
 

Dr. Janet Graf practices optometry (primary eye care) in Brentwood, MO. Dr. Graf is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Catherine Dorothy Kerr-Niermann
Specializes in Optometry
621 S. New Ballas Road, Tower A; Suite 7a
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Catherine Kerr-Niermann works as an optometrist in Washington, MO and Saint Louis, MO. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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Specializes in Optometry
2533 Woodson Road
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Sara Schmitz is an optometrist in Saint Louis, MO. She honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Susanne S Kindel
Specializes in Optometry
621 S. New Ballas Road, Tower A; Suite 7a
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Susanne Kindel practices optometry (primary eye care) in Fenton, MO, Saint Louis, MO, and Washington, MO. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kindel is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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David L Green
Specializes in Optometry
621 S. New Ballas Road, Tower A; Suite 7a
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. David Green practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Green takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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Amanda M Nicklas
Specializes in Optometry
13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Amanda Nicklas' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Nicklas is affiliated with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children's Hospital. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. For her professional training, Dr. Nicklas completed a residency program at the University of Missouri Health System.

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Clinical interests: Amblyopia, Strabismus

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Specializes in Optometry
621 S. New Ballas Road, Tower A; Suite 7a
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Matthew Bowman is an optometrist in Hannibal, MO, Washington, MO, and Saint Louis, MO. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bowman accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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Specializes in Optometry
427 Lafayette Center
Ballwin, MO
 

Dr. Eneida Hafezi practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Hafezi 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 Pediatric Optometry
13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Marisa O'Brien works as a pediatric optometrist in Saint Louis, MO. She is affiliated with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children's Hospital. Her training includes a residency program at the University of Missouri Health System. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. O'Brien takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
2493 Saint Louis Galleria
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Kristen Smith's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She takes 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
11433 Olive Boulevard
Creve Coeur, MO
 

Dr. Aaron Brewer is an optometrist. Dr. Brewer takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
11477 Olive Boulevard
Creve Coeur, MO
 

Dr. Matthew Woodyard works as an optometrist. He 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
9540 Manchester Road
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Leah Mathews is an optometrist. She 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.