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We found 52 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 102 near East Orange, NJ.

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Specializes in Optometry
90 Passaic Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Jason Chen's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Chen is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Frank Barnes Jr.
Specializes in Optometry
319 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ
 

Dr. Frank Barnes' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Barnes's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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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Maria I Cardona
Specializes in Optometry
170 Maplewood Avenue
Maplewood, NJ
 

Dr. Maria Cardona practices optometry (primary eye care) in Paramus, NJ and Maplewood, NJ. Patient ratings for Dr. Cardona average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cardona honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
17 Academy Street
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Feinstein is an optometrist in Newark, NJ and Union, NJ. Patients rated Dr. Feinstein highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
50 Union Avenue; Suite 104
Irvington, NJ
 

Dr. Kimberly Brown works as an optometrist. Dr. Brown takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
2401 Us Highway 22 W; Suite P
Union, NJ
 

Dr. Miranda Lee's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She 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
399 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Marissa Israel's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She 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
1767 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ
 

Dr. Arthur Friedman is an optometrist in Union, NJ. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. 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
573 Bloomfield Avenue
Verona, NJ
 

Dr. Bradley Doolen's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Patients gave Dr. Doolen an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He 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
64 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Wiener practices optometry (primary eye care). 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
500 Springfield Avenue
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Narkaus works as an optometrist. Dr. Narkaus accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
385 Tremont Avenue
East Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Stacey Keppol practices optometry (primary eye care). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Optometry
319 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ
 

Dr. Tanya Carter works as an optometrist in Montclair, NJ. Dr. Carter's average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
222 Main Avenue
Passaic, NJ
 

Dr. Natalie Velazquez's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Velazquez is 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
31 Park Avenue
Rutherford, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Purnell practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Purnell has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Purnell honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
20 Bridewell Place
Clifton, NJ
 

Dr. John Scaramia's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Scaramia 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.