We found 160 optometrists who accept Blue Choice Silver PPO 003 near Fresh Meadows, NY.

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Specializes in Optometry
6545 Myrtle Avenue
Glendale, NY
 

Dr. Jolie Kirtinitis-Turkmen's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kirtinitis-Turkmen 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
14020 Sanford Avenue; Suite 1c
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Amy Chen specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Chen 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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Jing J Cai
Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
7305 168th Street
Fresh Meadows, NY
 

Dr. Jing Cai practices pediatric optometry in Fresh Meadows, NY. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cai honors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
6288 Woodhaven Boulevard
Rego Park, NY
 

Dr. Gregory Lopez is an optometrist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Lopez is conversant in Spanish. He is accepting new patients.

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Francesca Jae Jin Kim
Specializes in Optometry
600 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Francesca Kim is an optometrist in New York, NY and Great Neck, NY. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Aetna Medicare, and more. She is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Tracy Bildstein works as an optometrist. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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

Dr. Puja Mehta's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Mehta 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
1983 Marcus Avenue; Suite E120
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Joel Scheckner's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Scheckner is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Optometry
6939 Austin Street
Forest Hills, NY
 

Dr. Bradley Kaplan's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Kaplan is 2.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kaplan takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
87-87 Francis Lewis Boulevard
Queens Village, NY
 

Dr. Larah Alami specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Queens Village, NY. She is in-network 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
9301 Jamaica Avenue
Woodhaven, NY
 

Dr. Ira Price's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Price 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
10 E. Merrick Road; Suite 201
Valley Stream, NY
 

Dr. Arthur Purvin's specialty 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
4034 Union Street
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. John Yin's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yin honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
2537a Francis Lewis Boulevard
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Jose Chan's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Chan accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
2903 Union Street
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Steven Ali's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. 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
6944 Main Street
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Arlene Schwartz works as an optometrist. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Schwartz takes 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.