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We found 18 optometrists who accept Medicare near Oakhurst, NJ.

Ronald Jeffrey Minsky
Specializes in Optometry
255 Highway 35
Eatontown, NJ
 

Dr. Ronald Minsky works as an optometrist. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Minsky speaks Spanish. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
67 Monmouth Road
Oakhurst, NJ
 

Dr. Jacqueline Matzo specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Oakhurst, NJ. Patient ratings for Dr. Matzo average 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Robert B Breeden
Specializes in Optometry
255 Highway 35
Eatontown, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Breeden is an optometrist in Eatontown, NJ and Middletown, NJ. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Breeden's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
131 Markham Place
Little Silver, NJ
 

Dr. Susan Lin's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Lin honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
1809 Corlies Avenue; Suite 1
Neptune, NJ
 

Dr. Lisa Wiedeman specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Wiedeman is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Paul R Rosen
Specializes in Optometry
255 Highway 35 North
Eatontown, NJ
 

Dr. Paul Rosen works as an optometrist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rosen is open to new patients.

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Mark Eric Sverdlin
Specializes in Optometry
255 Highway 35 North
Eatontown, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Sverdlin is an optometrist. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Sverdlin's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
10 Industrial Way E; Suite 102
Eatontown, NJ
 

Dr. Joni Feldbaum-Smith works as an optometrist in Eatontown, NJ. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
780 W Park Avenue
Oakhurst, NJ
 

Dr. Leonard Steiner is an optometrist. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
180 Highway; 35 Monmouth Mall
Eatontown, NJ
 

Dr. William Beegle specializes in optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Beegle is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
1809 Corlies Avenue; Suite 1
Neptune, NJ
 

Dr. Tina Shah works as an optometrist. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
3575 Route 66 West
Neptune, NJ
 

Dr. Michael McAleese practices optometry (primary eye care) in Neptune, NJ. 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
780 W Park Avenue
Oakhurst, NJ
 

Dr. Charles Abady practices optometry (primary eye care) in Oakhurst, NJ. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
3331 Sunset Avenue
Ocean, NJ
 

Dr. Irving Edelsberg practices optometry (primary eye care) in Ocean, NJ. He 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 Optometry
279 3rd Avenue; Suite 204
Long Branch, NJ
 

Dr. Evan Krawitz specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Long Branch, NJ. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
26 Dwight Drive
Ocean, NJ
 

Dr. Kara Pasner's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She takes Medicare insurance.

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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.