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We found 8 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas near Manchester, PA.

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Specializes in Optometry
234 Rosedale Drive
Manchester, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Leitzel practices optometry (primary eye care). He 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
3687 Wingfield Drive
York, PA
 

Dr. Natalia Yealy is an optometrist. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
2295 N Susquehanna Trail; Suite B
York, PA
 

Dr. Lisa Demers' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Patient ratings for Dr. Demers average 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
234 Rosedale Drive
Manchester, PA
 

Dr. Ned Blymire's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Blymire is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
2295 N Susquehanna Trail; Suite B
York, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Smith specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
2295 N Susquehanna Trail; Suite B
York, PA
 

Dr. Stephen Cruse works as an optometrist in York, PA. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
2899 Whiteford Road
York, PA
 

Dr. David Pritzker is an optometrist in York, PA. Dr. Pritzker is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
234 Rosedale Drive
Manchester, PA
 

Dr. Derek Kramer specializes in pediatric optometry. 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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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.