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We found 44 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold HMO near Maplewood, MO.

Angela Joann Demetrulias
Specializes in Optometry
517 S. Euclid Avenue; Mcmillan Building
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Angela Demetrulias is an optometrist in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Demetrulias's hospital/clinic affiliations include Washington University Physicians and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Specializes in Optometry
915 North Grand Boulevard; St. Louis Va Medical Center - John Cochran Division
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Keshia Elder works as an optometrist. Dr. Elder is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Matthew Joseph Bowman
Specializes in Optometry
34 Hampton Village Plaza
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Matthew Bowman's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Bowman takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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Catherine Dorothy Kerr-Niermann
Specializes in Optometry
34 Hampton Village Plaza
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Catherine Kerr-Niermann practices optometry (primary eye care). She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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Susanne S Kindel
Specializes in Optometry
34 Hampton Village Plaza
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Susanne Kindel's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kindel accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. She is affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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David L Green
Specializes in Optometry
34 Hampton Village Plaza
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. David Green practices optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Green is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

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Amanda M Nicklas
Specializes in Optometry
1 Children's Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Amanda Nicklas is an optometrist in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Nicklas is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children's Hospital. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her residency was performed at the University of Missouri Health System.

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Clinical interests: Amblyopia, Strabismus

Joseph E Steska
Specializes in Optometry
517 S. Euclid Avenue; Mcmillan Building - University Eye Service
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Joseph Steska is an optometrist. Dr. Steska's professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest.

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Specializes in Optometry
8562-66 Eager Road
Brentwood, MO
 

Dr. Janet Graf works as an optometrist in Brentwood, MO. Dr. Graf honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
915 North Grand Boulevard; St. Louis Va Medical Center - John Cochran Division
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Mary Rhomberg specializes in 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
730 S Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood, MO
 

Dr. Janet Provencal specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Kirkwood, MO. Dr. Provencal honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
1 Children's Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Marisa O'Brien's area of specialization is pediatric optometry. Dr. O'Brien is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children's Hospital. Her training includes a residency program at the University of Missouri Health System. She 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
2493 Saint Louis Galleria
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Kristen Smith's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Smith accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
1012 Loughborough Commons
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Diane Hamill specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Saint Louis, MO. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
915 North Grand Boulevard; St. Louis Va Medical Center - John Cochran Division
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Sara Mach specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Saint Louis, MO and Saint Peters, MO. Dr. Mach 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
343 S Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood, MO
 

Dr. Michael Katich works as an optometrist in Kirkwood, MO. Dr. Katich takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as 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.