We found 20 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold PPO near North Charleston, SC.

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Specializes in Optometry
1470 Tobias Gadson Boulevard; Suite 115
Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Jennifer Zolman's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
1415 Remount Road
North Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Michael Schall's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He 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
3531 Mary Ader Avenue; Suite B
Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Patrick Smith specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Charleston, SC. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
3531 Mary Ader Avenue; Suite B
Charleston, SC
 

Dr. James Elliott works as an optometrist in Charleston, SC. He 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
3531 Mary Ader Avenue; Suite B
Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Thomas Croffead works as an optometrist in Charleston, SC. 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
7643 Rivers Avenue; Suite D
North Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Marion Kenney works as an optometrist. Dr. Kenney is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network 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
3951 W Ashley Circle
Charleston, SC
 

Dr. William Allen specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
1470 Tobias Gadson Boulevard; Suite 115
Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Neil Draisin's specialty is pediatric optometry. 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
7643 Rivers Avenue; Suite D
N Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Francis Shealy specializes in 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
7685 Northwoods Boulevard
North Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Bernard Arnold is an optometrist. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Arnold is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
6185 Rivers Avenue; Suite G
N Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Rahul Gupta's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He 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
4920 Centre Pointe Drive
North Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Adriane Banks' specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She is in-network 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
2150 Northwoods Boulevard; Unit E-2
North Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Dana Wheeler practices optometry (primary eye care) in North Charleston, SC. Dr. Wheeler 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
7631 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Kristi Watchorn practices optometry (primary eye care). She 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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Specializes in Optometry
7400 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC
 

Dr. Linda Reynolds specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in North Charleston, SC. 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
7800 Rivers Avenue
N Charleston, SC
 

Dr. James Williams is an optometrist in North Charleston, SC. Dr. Williams honors 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.