We found 381 optometrists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO near Jackson Heights, NY.

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Luz Maria Amaro-Quireza
Specializes in Optometry
3959 Broadway (central)
New York, NY
 

Dr. Luz Amaro-Quireza specializes in optometry (primary eye care) and practices in Bronx, NY and New York, NY. Dr. Amaro-Quireza (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Her areas of clinical interest consist of seasonal allergies, electrophysiological (EP) study, and myopia (nearsightedness). She is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Amaro-Quireza completed her residency training at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Vytra are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Amaro-Quireza honors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Vision Problems, Seasonal Allergies, Blepharitis, Electrophysiological Study, Myopia, Astigmatism, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Optometry
210 East 64th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jason Chen specializes in optometry (primary eye care). He is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chen takes. Dr. Chen's practice is open to new patients. Dr. Chen is conversant in Mandarin.

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Christopher J Lee, OD
Specializes in Optometry
210 East 64th Street; 7th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Christopher Lee practices optometry (primary eye care). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital and Northwell Health Physician Partners. Dr. Lee honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Vytra, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Lee (or staff) is conversant in Korean and Spanish.

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Suzanne Walter Sherman
Specializes in Optometry
880 Third Avenue; Columbiadoctors Third Avenue Office
New York, NY
 

Dr. Suzanne Sherman practices optometry (primary eye care). She has indicated that her clinical interests include primary care, glasses, and contact lenses. She is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Sherman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She welcomes new patients. Dr. Sherman completed her residency training at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center.

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Clinical interests: Glasses, Primary Care, Vision Problems, Contact Lenses, Eye Problems, Cornea Problems

Specializes in Optometry
740 Anderson Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ
 

Dr. Van Vinciguerra is an optometrist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Vinciguerra (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian. His practice is open to new patients.

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Tracy Marie Bildstein
Specializes in Optometry
8268 164th Street
Jamaica, NY
 

Dr. Tracy Bildstein practices optometry (primary eye care). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
14020 Sanford Avenue; Suite 1c
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. Amy Chen works as an optometrist in Flushing, NY. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Optometry
40-28 82nd Street
Elmhurst, NY
 

Dr. Gregory Lopez works as an optometrist. Dr. Lopez takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He speaks Spanish. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
33 W 42nd Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jaclyn Bruno works as an optometrist. Dr. Bruno is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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Erica Otoo
Specializes in Optometry
167 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Erica Otoo's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Otoo is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
73-05 168th Street
Fresh Meadows, NY
 

Dr. Jing Cai specializes in pediatric optometry. The average patient rating for Dr. Cai is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cai takes. Dr. Cai is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Optometry
6545 Myrtle Avenue
Glendale, NY
 

Dr. Jolie Kirtinitis-Turkmen's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Marta Christina Fabrykowski
Specializes in Optometry
210 E 64th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Marta Fabrykowski is an optometrist in New York, NY. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and Northwell Health Physician Partners. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fabrykowski's practice is open to new patients. Dr. Fabrykowski (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: French and Polish.

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Specializes in Optometry
425 Madison Avenue; Suite 802
New York, NY
 

Dr. Lawrence Forgacs' area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Forgacs 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
200 E 33rd Street; Lobby Office
New York, NY
 

Dr. Alan Schlussel's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
240 East 38th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Neera Kapoor is an optometrist in New York, NY. Dr. Kapoor is especially interested in rehabilitation. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. She is affiliated with NYU Langone.

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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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