We found 53 optometrists who accept Medicare near Westbury, NY.

Leticia Sandra Albin
Specializes in Optometry
2727 W Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Leticia Albin practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Albin is affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Main Campus. She accepts United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Martha B Stern
Specializes in Optometry
2727 W Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Martha Stern is an optometrist in Houston, TX. She honors United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Main Campus.

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Clinical interests: Contact Lenses, Eye Problems

Allan J Panzer
Specializes in Optometry
4760 Beechnut Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Allan Panzer's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). On average, patients gave Dr. Panzer a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Joshua E Leif
Specializes in Optometry
2727 W Holcombe Boulevard; 4th Floor, Optometry
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Leif is an optometrist in Houston, TX. Dr. Leif is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He is affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Main Campus.

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Roula F Shahin
Specializes in Optometry
2727 W Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Roula Shahin practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Shahin (or staff) speaks Arabic and French. She has indicated that her clinical interests include glaucoma. She is affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Main Campus. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma

Specializes in Optometry
10515 Bellaire Boulevard; Suite G
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Hoa To works as an optometrist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
9959 S Post Oak Road
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Steven Lai is an optometrist in Houston, TX. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Matthew R Wilkening
Specializes in Optometry
2727 W Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Wilkening is an optometrist in Houston, TX. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy

Specializes in Optometry
5420 Dashwood Drive; Suite 101
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Jacobson specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Donna Michele Jaszkowski
Specializes in Optometry
6706 Marinette Drive
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Donna Jaszkowski is an optometrist in Houston, TX. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
6565 West Loop S; Suite 650
Bellaire, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Allee's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
6565 West Loop S; Suite 650
Bellaire, TX
 

Dr. Randall Reichle's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
6565 West Loop S; Suite 650
Bellaire, TX
 

Dr. Jill Autry specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Bellaire, TX. Dr. Autry is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
731 Meyerland Plaza Mall
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Helen Kuo is an optometrist. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
5001 Bissonnet; Suite 107
Bellaire, TX
 

Dr. Ann Voss' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
6565 West Loop S; Suite 650
Bellaire, TX
 

Dr. James Holt practices optometry (primary eye care). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, 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.
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