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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 works as an optometrist in Seattle, WA and Bothell, WA. She honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Dote is affiliated with Pacific Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Contact Lenses

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

Dr. Christine Richter's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Richter include vision problems, sports health, and eye problems. Dr. Richter is professionally affiliated with Virginia Mason. She takes Medicare insurance. She trained at Portland VA Medical Center for her residency.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Vision Problems, Eye Problems

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

Dr. Fred Arima's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). The average patient rating for Dr. Arima is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Jeffrey Sutro is an optometrist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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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. Dr. Boggavarapu is an in-network provider for 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). He accepts Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. John Pfeifer practices optometry (primary eye care) in Lynnwood, WA. He 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's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She is an in-network provider 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. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Davis takes Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Amalia Poquiz's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry
3000 184th Street Sw; Suite 206
Lynnwood, WA
 

Dr. Jason Sifrit practices optometry (primary eye care) in Lynnwood, WA. He takes Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. John Clavadetscher specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Clavadetscher 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
415 Avenue D
Snohomish, WA
 

Dr. Anup Deol is an optometrist in Snohomish, WA. Dr. Deol is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Roger Hall works as an optometrist in Everett, WA. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Brian Coe practices optometry (primary eye care) in Snohomish, WA. Dr. Coe accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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

Dr. Meimey Wong is an optometrist in Mill Creek, WA. She accepts 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.