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We found 9 optometrists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Biloxi, MS.

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Specializes in Optometry
431 Bertucci Boulevard
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. Jasper McCullough's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He 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
400 Veterans Avenue
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. Suzanne Day practices optometry (primary eye care) in Biloxi, MS. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
683 Division Street
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. William Malone is an optometrist in Biloxi, MS. Dr. Malone 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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Specializes in Optometry
2510 Bienville Boulevard
Ocean Springs, MS
 

Dr. Patricia Okelley-Hughes is an optometrist in Ocean Springs, MS. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Okelley-Hughes accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
2318 Pass Road; Suite 1
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. Christopher Rains is an optometrist in Biloxi, MS. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rains honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
2381 Pass Road
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. Robert Lee works as an optometrist in Biloxi, MS and Jackson, MS. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee honors. He is affiliated with G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
431 Bertucci Boulevard
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. Jay Fuller specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Fuller 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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Specializes in Optometry
3615 Sangani Boulevard
Diberville, MS
 

Dr. Marlene Skulskie's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Skulskie accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
301 Fisher Street
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. David Millay'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. Millay accepts.

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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.