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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
400 Veterans Avenue
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. Suzanne Day's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). 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
431 Bertucci Boulevard
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. Jasper McCullough's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. McCullough 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
683 Division Street
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. William Malone specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He takes 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
2510 Bienville Boulevard
Ocean Springs, MS
 

Dr. Patricia Okelley-Hughes works as an optometrist in Ocean Springs, MS. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

Dr. Christopher Rains' specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Rains accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
3615 Sangani Boulevard
Diberville, MS
 

Dr. Marlene Skulskie practices optometry (primary eye care). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
431 Bertucci Boulevard
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. Jay Fuller specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Biloxi, MS. 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
2381 Pass Road
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. Robert Lee specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Biloxi, MS and Jackson, MS. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
301 Fisher Street
Biloxi, MS
 

Dr. David Millay specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Biloxi, MS. He 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.