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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
319 7th Avenue Se; Suite #101
Olympia, WA
(360) 357-2544

Dr. Van Ly is an optometrist in Olympia, WA. Dr. Ly is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
1800 Cooper Point Road SW; Suite 20 A
Olympia, WA
(360) 570-1780

Dr. Ben Wong's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
1510 Cooper Point Road SW; Suite 110
Olympia, WA
(360) 489-0493; (360) 532-4210

Dr. Kimberly Carr-Yeates works as an optometrist in Olympia, WA. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Carr-Yeates accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
1625 Cooper Point Road SW
Olympia, WA
(360) 357-6683

Dr. Mary Kutch works as an optometrist. Dr. Kutch accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
345 College Street Se; Suite C
Lacey, WA

Dr. Anna Gunn practices optometry (primary eye care) in Lacey, WA. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
345 College Street Se; Suite C
Lacey, WA
(360) 456-3200

Dr. Heather Muehler practices optometry (primary eye care) in Lacey, WA. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
1625 Cooper Point Road SW
Olympia, WA
(360) 357-6683

Dr. Dale Tosland practices optometry (primary eye care) in Olympia, WA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tosland is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
345 College Street Se
Lacey, WA
(360) 456-3200

Dr. Chad Waggoner is an optometrist in Lacey, WA. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
3612 Wesley Drive NW
Olympia, WA

Dr. Brian Finley's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
3700 Martin Way E; #101
Olympia, WA
(360) 456-2020

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
2600 Martin Way E; Suite C
Olympia, WA
(360) 357-7899

Dr. Michael Moore works as an optometrist. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
1510 Cooper Point Road SW; Suite 110
Olympia, WA
(360) 489-0493; (360) 532-4210

Dr. Dallas Carr practices optometry (primary eye care) in Olympia, WA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
210 Pinehurst Drive SW
Tumwater, WA
(360) 357-3410

Dr. Richard Baxter specializes in optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Baxter honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
625 Black Lake Boulevard SW; Suite 369
Olympia, WA
(360) 753-4533

Dr. Angela Loeb practices optometry (primary eye care) in Olympia, WA. She honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
1405 Harrison Avenue NW; Suite 101
Olympia, WA
(360) 357-5548

Dr. James Grimes works as an optometrist. Dr. Grimes honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Optometry (Primary Eye Care)
406 Lilly Road Ne; Suite A
Olympia, WA
(360) 491-2121

Dr. Marlene Inverso's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Inverso 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.
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