We found 168 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 is an optometrist. Her areas of expertise include the following: seasonal allergies, electrophysiological (EP) study, and myopia (nearsightedness). She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Vytra, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Amaro-Quireza's training includes a residency program at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Amaro-Quireza (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese. She is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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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). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Erica Otoo
Specializes in Optometry
2300 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Erica Otoo works as an optometrist. Her professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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

Dr. Jing Cai is a pediatric optometrist in Fresh Meadows, NY. Dr. Cai's patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She 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. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
6545 Myrtle Avenue
Glendale, NY
 

Dr. Jolie Kirtinitis-Turkmen is an optometrist. 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
1621 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Jaclyn Bruno works as an optometrist in Bronx, NY and New York, NY. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bruno is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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

Dr. Tracy Bildstein's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Bildstein 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
40-28 82nd Street
Elmhurst, NY
 

Dr. Gregory Lopez works as an optometrist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lopez honors. He is conversant in Spanish. He welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Puja Mehta practices optometry (primary eye care). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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

Dr. Vincente Calderon's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Alan M Vilinsky
Specializes in Optometry
210 E 161st Street
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Alan Vilinsky'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
23 Bond Street
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Marc Epstein works as an optometrist. Patients gave Dr. Epstein an average 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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Jared J Hayashi
Specializes in Optometry
1650 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Jared Hayashi's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He trained at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center for residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hayashi is affiliated with Sinai Health System. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
17805 Hillside Avenue
Jamaica, NY
 

Dr. Lisa Kirkland is an optometrist in Jamaica, 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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Specializes in Optometry
9301 Jamaica Avenue
Woodhaven, NY
 

Dr. Ira Price's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). 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
2537a Francis Lewis Boulevard
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Jose Chan works as an optometrist in Flushing, NY. He accepts 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.
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