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We found 51 optometrists near North Royalton, OH.

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Mindy Dawn Toabe
Specializes in Optometry
 

Dr. Mindy Toabe is an optometrist in Cleveland, OH. She is affiliated with MetroHealth. Dr. Toabe honors Medicare insurance.

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Jonathan Mark Schonfeld
Specializes in Optometry
6801 Pearl Road
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Jon Schonfeld is an optometrist. He takes Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Optometry
7448 Ridge Road
Parma, OH
 

Dr. Paul Dowd specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He honors Medicare insurance.

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Robert J Glosik
Specializes in Optometry
7305 Broadview Road
Seven Hills, OH
 

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

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Alexandar Andrich
Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
10139 Royalton Road; Suite D
North Royalton, OH
 

Dr. Alexandar Andrich's area of specialization is pediatric optometry. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He is affiliated with UH Parma Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
17534 Royalton Road
Strongsville, OH
 

Dr. Chelsey Clemans is an optometrist. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Clemans is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Scott Seidel
Specializes in Optometry
9200 Treeworth Boulevard
Brecksville, OH
 

Dr. Scott Seidel works as an optometrist. Dr. Seidel accepts Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with MetroHealth.

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Specializes in Optometry
7630 Broadview Road
Parma, OH
 

Dr. Gary Crapanzano works as an optometrist. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
7305 Broadview Road
Seven Hills, OH
 

Dr. George Glosik's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Glosik is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
7448 Ridge Road
Parma, OH
 

Dr. Emmanuel Zanoudakis specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
1333 N Carpenter Road
Brunswick, OH
 

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Specializes in Optometry
7001 S Edgerton Road; Suite B
Brecksville, OH
 

Dr. Douglas Cox practices optometry (primary eye care) in Brecksville, OH. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
403 E Royalton Road; Suite 118
Broadview Heights, OH
 

Dr. Josephine Kosunick practices optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Kosunick takes 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
5690 Wallings Road
North Royalton, OH
 

Dr. Jennifer Mentessi's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
10000 Brecksville Road; Cleveland Vamc Brecksville Eye Clinic 112(b)
Brecksville, OH
 

Dr. Angela Zurowski works as an optometrist in Brecksville, OH and Cleveland, OH. She is professionally affiliated with Cleveland VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Optometry
10000 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, OH
 

Dr. Vincent Driggs' specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland VA Medical Center.

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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.