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We found 12 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic HMO near Massillon, OH.

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Specializes in Optometry
4555 Hills and Dales Road Nw
Canton, OH
 

Dr. Michael Shaheen specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Shaheen 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
4555 Hills and Dales Road Nw
Canton, OH
 

Dr. Kaleel Shaheen works as an optometrist. Dr. Shaheen 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
4555 Hills and Dales Road Nw
Canton, OH
 

Dr. Kaleel Shaheen'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. Shaheen accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
915 Lincoln Way E
Massillon, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Altland's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He honors 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
2428 Whipple Avenue Nw
Canton, OH
 

Dr. Joseph Nemeth is an optometrist. 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
220 Federal Avenue Nw
Massillon, OH
 

Dr. Michael Lockhart specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Lockhart 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
4572 Mega Street Nw
North Canton, OH
 

Dr. Tim Strayer specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Strayer 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
2216 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, OH
 

Dr. Angela Barber specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Barber takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
4004 Tuscarawas Street W
Canton, OH
 

Dr. Mark Bryant's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Bryant honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
4004 Tuscarawas Street W
Canton, OH
 

Dr. Joanna Corbit's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Corbit 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
4004 Tuscarawas Street W
Canton, OH
 

Dr. Kirby Scullion works as an optometrist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Scullion takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
4300 Tuscarawas Street W
Canton, OH
 

Dr. Richard Cook's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He accepts 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.