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We found 11 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Security HMO 100 near Cleveland, OH.

Dr. William Robert Roscoe, MS, PhD
Specializes in Optometry
2500 Metrohealth Drive
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. William Roscoe is an optometrist in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Roscoe is professionally affiliated with MetroHealth. 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
2740 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Chester specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Cleveland, OH. He 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
10680 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Phillip Michalos' 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. Michalos honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
4786b Ridge Road
Brooklyn, OH
 

Dr. Nicolette Scott is an optometrist in Brooklyn, OH. She 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
200 Public Square; Suite 219
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Jennifer Pesek specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pesek honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
2012 W 25th Street; Lobby 1
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Daniel Freson's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Freson is 4.5 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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Specializes in Optometry
4762 Ridge Road
Brooklyn, OH
 

Dr. Dennis Tustan is an optometrist in Brooklyn, OH. He is an in-network provider 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
1909 E 101st Street
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Lidija Balciunas' 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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Specializes in Optometry
8300 Hough Avenue
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Christine Russo specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Russo honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
10701 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Rachael Miller is an optometrist in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Miller is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Cleveland VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
4786 Ridge Road
Brooklyn, OH
 

Dr. Abigail Sokol specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Brooklyn, OH. Dr. Sokol honors 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.