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We found 30 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 103 near Brentwood, NY.

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Specializes in Optometry
601 Suffolk Avenue
Brentwood, NY
 

Dr. Catherine Scandiffio works as an optometrist in Brentwood, NY. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Scandiffio honors. She is affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
601 Suffolk Avenue
Brentwood, NY
 

Dr. Albert Marcantonio's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He 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
1758 Brentwood Road
Brentwood, NY
 

Dr. Vivian Renta-Skyer's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She 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
536 Route 111
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Jennifer Yang's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She 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
77 Veterans Memorial Highway; Suite 6
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Sonia Valle specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Valle is affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for 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
137 E Main Street
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Keith Dworkin works as an optometrist. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Dworkin is affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
77 Veterans Memorial Highway; Suite 6
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Krieger's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave Dr. Krieger a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
1146 Deer Park Avenue
North Babylon, NY
 

Dr. Michael Levinson practices 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
34 Wenmore Road
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Michael Ditkowsky'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. Ditkowsky honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
369 E Main Street; Suite 6
East Islip, NY
 

Dr. Kalman Zabirowicz's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). 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
1253 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Henry Bickoff specializes in optometry (primary eye care). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He 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
2 Miller Place
Smithtown, NY
 

Dr. Robert Dondiego practices optometry (primary eye care) in Smithtown, NY. On average, patients gave Dr. Dondiego a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
77 Veterans Memorial Highway
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Podell is an optometrist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Podell at an average 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. Podell honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
2044 Sunrise Highway
Bay Shore, NY
 

Dr. Scott Derco is an optometrist in Bay Shore, NY. He 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
601 Suffolk Avenue
Brentwood, NY
 

Dr. Yanique Forrest practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Forrest honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
536 Route 111
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Joanne Sciacca's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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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.