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Specializes in Optometry
3697 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY
 

Dr. Jason Bart practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Bart has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. 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
328 N Broadway
Jericho, NY
 

Dr. Mark Schnur practices optometry (primary eye care) in Jericho, NY. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
1004 Old Country Road
Plainview, NY
 

Dr. Hannah Lee Park specializes in optometry (primary eye care). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
8025 Jericho Turnpike
Woodbury, NY
 

Dr. Deborah Rose-Siegall specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Woodbury, NY. 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
1600 Stewart Avenue; Suite 108
Westbury, NY
 

Dr. Gail Correale's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Correale is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
3850 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY
 

Dr. David Lelonek practices optometry (primary eye care). His average rating from his patients is 4.0 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
1600 Stewart Avenue; Suite 306
Westbury, NY
 

Dr. Fikret Kajoshaj works as an optometrist in Westbury, NY. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
185 Woodbury Road
Hicksville, NY
 

Dr. Dean Hart works as an optometrist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hart takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Courtney Case practices optometry (primary eye care). 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. She is professionally affiliated with NuHealth.

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Specializes in Optometry
431 S Oyster Bay Road
Plainview, NY
 

Dr. Joel Kestenbaum's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave Dr. Kestenbaum a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He 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
209 Post Avenue
Westbury, NY
 

Dr. Jerome Kramer specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kramer accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
328 N Broadway
Jericho, NY
 

Dr. Michael Hans works as an optometrist. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
03570 Crossways Park Drive
Woodbury, NY
 

Dr. Paul Nenner's specialty is pediatric optometry. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
183 Broadway; Suite 308
Hicksville, NY
 

Dr. Joseph Hallak practices optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Healthfirst. Dr. Hallak's professional affiliations include NuHealth and Northport VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
7 Kings Drive
Old Westbury, NY
 

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Specializes in Optometry
1285 Owen Place
North Bellmore, NY
 

Dr. Susan Fisher works as an optometrist in Bellmore, NY. Dr. Fisher takes Medicare insurance.

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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.