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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 practices optometry (primary eye care) in Brentwood, NY. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Scandiffio is professionally affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
601 Suffolk Avenue
Brentwood, NY
 

Dr. Albert Marcantonio's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Marcantonio 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
1758 Brentwood Road
Brentwood, NY
 

Dr. Vivian Renta-Skyer specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Renta-Skyer accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
536 Route 111
Hauppauge, NY
 

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

Dr. Sonia Valle's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Valle's patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She is affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center. 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 is an optometrist. Dr. Dworkin is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
1146 Deer Park Avenue
North Babylon, NY
 

Dr. Michael Levinson is an optometrist. 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
34 Wenmore Road
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Michael Ditkowsky practices optometry (primary eye care) in Commack, NY. 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
369 E Main Street; Suite 6
East Islip, NY
 

Dr. Kalman Zabirowicz specializes in optometry (primary eye care). 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
1253 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Henry Bickoff works as an optometrist. The average patient rating for Dr. Bickoff 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's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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
77 Veterans Memorial Highway
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Podell's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Podell is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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
2044 Sunrise Highway
Bay Shore, NY
 

Dr. Scott Derco's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). 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
77 Veterans Memorial Highway; Suite 6
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Krieger works as an optometrist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Krieger 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
601 Suffolk Avenue
Brentwood, NY
 

Dr. Yanique Forrest's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She 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 practices optometry (primary eye care) in Hauppauge, NY. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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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.