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We found 9 optometrists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 103 near Nederland, TX.

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Specializes in Optometry
4999 N Twin City Highway
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Jemyre Lennon Felton is an optometrist in Port Arthur, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lennon Felton accepts.

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Specializes in Optometry
8700 Central Mall Drive
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Jason Cole works as an optometrist. Dr. Cole 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 Optometry
3100 Highway 365; Suite 164
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Connie Ung's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Optometry
1810 Magnolia Avenue
Port Neches, TX
 

Dr. Derrick Simmons specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Simmons honors 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 Optometry
3624 Highway 365
Nederland, TX
 

Dr. Thao Ly Phung practices optometry (primary eye care) in Nederland, TX. Dr. Phung honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
3429 N Twin City Highway
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Janet Baker Guidry is an optometrist in Port Arthur, TX. She is an in-network provider for 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
8700 Central Mall Drive
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Roger Young's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He 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 Optometry
3624 Highway 365
Nederland, TX
 

Dr. Loren Nguyen's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Optometry
1617 S Hwy 69
Nederland, TX
 

Dr. Justin Mays works as an optometrist in Nederland, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mays accepts.

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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.