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We found 27 optometrists who accept Medicare near Mill Creek, WA.

Lisa Noriko Dote
Specializes in Optometry
1909 214th Street Se; Suite 300
Bothell, WA
 

Dr. Lisa Dote specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Dote is professionally affiliated with Pacific Medical Center. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Contact Lenses

Christine Hall Richter
Specializes in Optometry
19116 33rd Avenue W.
Lynnwood, WA
 

Dr. Christine Richter's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Her clinical interests encompass vision problems, sports health, and eye problems. Dr. Richter is professionally affiliated with Virginia Mason. She completed her residency training at Portland VA Medical Center. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Vision Problems, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Optometry
22833 Bothell Everett Highway; Suite 154
Bothell, WA
 

Dr. Karuna Boggavarapu works as an optometrist in Bothell, WA. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
5017 196th Street Sw; Suite 204
Lynnwood, WA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Sutro's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Sutro has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
16708 Bothell Everett Highway; Suite 103
Mill Creek, WA
 

Dr. Steven Davis specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Mill Creek, WA. On average, patients gave Dr. Davis a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
11314 4th Avenue W; Suite 108
Everett, WA
 

Dr. Amalia Poquiz works as an optometrist. Dr. Poquiz accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
15808 Mill Creek Boulevard; Suite 110
Mill Creek, WA
 

Dr. Fred Arima works as an optometrist in Mill Creek, WA. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Arima accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
18631 Alderwood Mall Parkway; #105
Lynnwood, WA
 

Dr. Ivan Hyde specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Lynnwood, WA. Dr. Hyde accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
18631 Alderwood Mall Parkway; #105
Lynnwood, WA
 

Dr. John Pfeifer is an optometrist. Dr. Pfeifer is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
10101 19th Avenue Se; Suite B
Everett, WA
 

Dr. Lynette Sundholm is an optometrist in Everett, WA. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
21005 44th Avenue W; Suite 102
Mountlake Terrace, WA
 

Dr. John Clavadetscher works as an optometrist in Mountlake Terrace, WA. He 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
415 Avenue D
Snohomish, WA
 

Dr. Anup Deol's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Deol takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
10217 19th Avenue Se; Suite 102
Everett, WA
 

Dr. Roger Hall specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Everett, WA. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
629 Avenue D; Suite 2
Snohomish, WA
 

Dr. Brian Coe specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Coe 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
15821 Sr 525; Suite 1
Langley, WA
 

Dr. Joseph Colella's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
16006 Ash Way; Suite 101
Lynnwood, WA
 

Dr. Nancy Torgerson specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Lynnwood, WA. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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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.