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We found 45 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans near Massapequa, NY.

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Specializes in Optometry
1859 Newbridge Road
North Bellmore, NY
 

Dr. George Wollman works as an optometrist in Bellmore, NY. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Wollman 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
2126 Merrick Mall
Merrick, NY
 

Dr. Jaclyn Benzoni specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Merrick, NY. Dr. Benzoni's patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. 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
3697 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY
 

Dr. Jason Bart works as an optometrist. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Bart honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1004 Old Country Road
Plainview, NY
 

Dr. Hannah Lee Park works as an optometrist in Plainview, NY. Dr. Lee Park 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
2126 Merrick Mall
Merrick, NY
 

Dr. Terry Scheid works as an optometrist in Merrick, NY. Patients gave Dr. Scheid an average rating of 4.5 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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David Lelonek
Specializes in Optometry
3850 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY
 

Dr. David Lelonek's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Lelonek has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
185 Woodbury Road
Hicksville, NY
 

Dr. Dean Hart practices optometry (primary eye care). His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hart accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Courtney Case practices optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Case accepts. She is affiliated with NuHealth.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
164 N Wellwood Avenue
Lindenhurst, NY
 

Dr. Harvey Estren's specialty is pediatric optometry. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Estren accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
431 S Oyster Bay Road
Plainview, NY
 

Dr. Joel Kestenbaum is an optometrist. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kestenbaum 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
600c N Wellwood Avenue; # C
Lindenhurst, NY
 

Dr. Robert Norris is an optometrist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Norris honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
111 Grand Avenue
Massapequa, NY
 

Dr. John Facchin's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Patient ratings for Dr. Facchin average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Facchin 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
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Joseph Hallak practices optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave Dr. Hallak a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with NuHealth and Northport VA Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Healthfirst, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
2766 Sunrise Highway
Bellmore, NY
 

Dr. George Boyle's 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
7 Montauk Court
Westbury Hills, NY
 

Dr. Edward Goldberg practices optometry (primary eye care). He 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
202 Broadway
Amityville, NY
 

Dr. David Leibstein is an optometrist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to 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.