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Specializes in Optometry
27130 77th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Dana Getz's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Amy Chen's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Jing J Cai
Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
7305 168th Street
Fresh Meadows, NY
 

Dr. Jing Cai's specialty is pediatric optometry. The average patient rating for Dr. Cai is 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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

Dr. Tracy Bildstein is an optometrist. Dr. Bildstein takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
360 Merrick Road; 3rd Floor
Lynbrook, NY
 

Dr. Paul Galstian'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. Galstian honors.

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

Dr. Francesca Kim works as an optometrist in Great Neck, NY. Dr. Kim accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Aetna Medicare, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
918 Hempstead Turnpike
Franklin Square, NY
 

Dr. Sherin George's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1983 Marcus Avenue; Suite E120
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Joel Scheckner's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Scheckner is 4.5 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. Dr. Scheckner is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
1445 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY
 

Dr. Barry Scholnick's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
84 N. Park Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY
 

Dr. Shane Galan specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Galan honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA.

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

Dr. Larah Alami's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Alami accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
10814 72nd Avenue; Second Floor
Forest Hills, NY
 

Dr. Kim Rothstein is an optometrist in Forest Hills, NY. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
600 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Corina Busuioc works as an optometrist. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Busuioc (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Romanian and Spanish. Dr. Busuioc's professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Optometry
1129 Northern Boulevard; Suite 100
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Anthony Nappi's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Nappi is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
412 Hempstead Turnpike
West Hempstead, NY
 

Dr. Laura Vota specializes in optometry (primary eye care). She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
17567 Hillside Avenue
Jamaica Est, NY
 

Dr. Lisa Kirkland is an optometrist in Jamaica, NY. Dr. Kirkland takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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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.