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We found 382 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Bronze HMO 006 near Brooklyn, NY.

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Specializes in Optometry
66 York Street; 1st Floor Lower Level
Jersey City, NJ
 

Dr. Jason Chen's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Aetna Medicare, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Chen speaks Mandarin. He is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Karina Anne Conlin
Specializes in Optometry
880 Third Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Karina Conlin's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Clinical interests for Dr. Conlin include glasses, astigmatism, and blepharitis. Dr. Conlin is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Vytra, in addition to other insurance carriers. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University for her residency. Dr. Conlin is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Glasses, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Blepharitis, Astigmatism, Contact Lenses, Presbyopia, Cornea ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Optometry
482 86th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Aneesuddin Hashmi's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Howard University College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Optometry
6545 Myrtle Avenue
Glendale, NY
 

Dr. Jolie Kirtinitis-Turkmen works as an optometrist. She is an in-network provider 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
17 Elizabeth Street; Suite 401
New York, NY
 

Dr. Stella Lou Lee's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Lou Lee is rated highly by her patients. 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
127 Newark Avenue
Jersey City, NJ
 

Dr. Roshni Desai's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She 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
4818 13th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Diana Lakovitsky's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Marta Christina Fabrykowski
Specializes in Optometry
210 E 64th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Marta Fabrykowski works as an optometrist. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Aetna Medicare, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Fabrykowski's office for an appointment. In addition to English, Dr. Fabrykowski (or staff) speaks French and Polish.

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Specializes in Optometry
C/o B. David Gorman, Md; C/o B. David Gorman, Md
New York, NY
 

Dr. Cynthia Zara's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Zara 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
1944 Ralph Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Tatyana Galinsky's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She 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
6834 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Paul Patsalis' specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
33 W 42nd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Tracy Nguyen's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Nguyen takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
33 West 42nd Street
New York City, NY
 

Dr. Scott Richter works as an optometrist. He is affiliated with Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Richter honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Aetna Medicare, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
934 E 18th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Rachel Kahan'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
314 Livingston Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Eric Orava's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Optometry
760 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Margarita Bauman's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as 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.