We found 9 optometrists who accept Blue Choice near San Juan, PR.

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Specializes in Optometry
Monaco 620; Ext El Comandante
Carolina, PR
 

Dr. Norma Rodriguez works as an optometrist. She 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
C9 Calle Acuarela; Highland Gardens
Guaynabo, PR
 

Dr. Jose Ferrer Tanco 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. Ferrer Tanco takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
Va Caribbean Healthcare System; 10 Casia Street
San Juan, PR
 

Dr. Ivonne Acevedo is a medical specialist in optometry (primary eye care). She studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Acevedo is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. She is affiliated with VA Caribbean Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Optometry
Plaza Las Americas; Jc Penney Optical, Jc Penney 4th Flo
San Juan, PR
 

Dr. Salvador Perez'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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Specializes in Optometry
131 Ave Winston Churchill Ste A; El Senorial
San Juan, PR
 

Dr. Ivette Gonzalez is an optometrist. Dr. Gonzalez accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
29 Calle Washington; Suite 407 Ashford Medical Center
San Juan, PR
 

Dr. Carmen Casablanca's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Casablanca takes.

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Specializes in Optometry
Jc Penney Optical, 4th Floor Jc Penney; Plaza Las Americas
San Juan, PR
 

Dr. Haydee Cuellar's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She honors 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
150 Plaza Serena; Urb. Entrerios
Trujillo Alto, PR
 

Dr. Yolanda Cruz is an optometrist. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1900 Ave J T Pinero; Altamira Xtra Shopping Center
San Juan, PR
 

Dr. Camille Pizzini works as an optometrist. Dr. Pizzini is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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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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