We found 170 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Flushing, NY.

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Luz Maria Amaro-Quireza
Specializes in Optometry
1650 Selwyn Avenue; Suite 1c
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Luz Amaro-Quireza's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Amaro-Quireza has a special interest in seasonal allergies, electrophysiological (EP) study, and myopia (nearsightedness). She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Vytra, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her residency was performed at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Amaro-Quireza (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Amaro-Quireza is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Vision Problems, Seasonal Allergies, Blepharitis, Electrophysiological Study, Myopia, Astigmatism, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Optometry
14020 Sanford Avenue; Suite 1c
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Amy Chen practices optometry (primary eye care) in Flushing, NY. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Jing J Cai
Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
73-05 168th Street
Fresh Meadows, NY
 

Dr. Jing Cai's specialty is pediatric optometry. Dr. Cai has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
6545 Myrtle Avenue
Glendale, NY
 

Dr. Jolie Kirtinitis-Turkmen works as an optometrist in Glendale, NY. Dr. Kirtinitis-Turkmen accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Erica Otoo
Specializes in Optometry
2300 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Erica Otoo works as an optometrist in New York, NY, Bronx, NY, and Hartsdale, NY. She is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Otoo accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1621 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Jaclyn Bruno specializes in optometry (primary eye care). She is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Tracy Marie Bildstein
Specializes in Optometry
8268 164th Street
Jamaica, NY
 

Dr. Tracy Bildstein works as an optometrist. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Vincente A Calderon
Specializes in Optometry
2742a E Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Vincente Calderon works as an optometrist in Bronx, NY. 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
40-28 82nd Street
Elmhurst, NY
 

Dr. Gregory Lopez works as an optometrist in Elmhurst, NY and Rego Park, NY. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Lopez is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
96-20 Metropolitan Avenue
Forest Hills, NY
 

Dr. Puja Mehta is an optometrist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mehta accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
6944 Main Street
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Arlene Schwartz's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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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Alan M Vilinsky
Specializes in Optometry
210 E 161st Street
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Alan Vilinsky works as an optometrist. 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
6939 Austin Street
Forest Hills, NY
 

Dr. Bradley Kaplan's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). His average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kaplan 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
23 Bond Street
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Marc Epstein works as an optometrist. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He 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
87-87 Francis Lewis Boulevard
Queens Village, NY
 

Dr. Larah Alami specializes in optometry (primary eye care). She 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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Jared J Hayashi
Specializes in Optometry
1650 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Jared Hayashi is an optometrist in New York, NY and Bronx, NY. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hayashi has an open panel. He trained at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center for residency.

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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.
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