We found 29 optometrists near College Station, TX.

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Michael C Brice, MS
Specializes in Optometry
1600 University Drive E
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Michael Brice practices optometry (primary eye care) in College Station, TX. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Brice is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas.

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Don W Nicholson
Specializes in Optometry
1600 University Drive E
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Don Nicholson's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas. United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nicholson honors.

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Specializes in Optometry
2801 E 29th Street; Suite 101
Bryan, TX
 

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

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Specializes in Optometry
2746 Longmire Drive; Suite B
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Hand works as an optometrist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
505 University Drive E.; Suite 101
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Karla Gaar works as an optometrist. Dr. Gaar accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
2746 Longmire Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Ann Wild is an optometrist. Dr. Wild is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Optometry
3811 Sagebriar Drive
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Allison practices optometry (primary eye care) in Bryan, TX. Dr. Allison 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
3975 State Hwy 6; Suite 900
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Lisa Januskey's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Januskey takes.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
725 E Villa Maria Road; Suite 1500
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Mindi Greene specializes in pediatric optometry and practices in Bryan, TX. She 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
2551 Texas Avenue S; Suite B
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Kathryn Yorke's area of specialization is optometry (primary eye care). Dr. Yorke honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
2320 E Villa Maria Road
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Belinda Dobson is a pediatric optometrist in Bryan, TX. Dr. Dobson honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Specializes in Optometry
2320 E Villa Maria Road
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Brownlee's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He accepts 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
1517 Texas Avenue S
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Thuong Gist's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). She accepts 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
2200 Briarcrest Drive; Suite 106
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Matt Terwillegar's specialty is optometry (primary eye care). He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Optometry
1815 Brothers Boulevard
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Judy Hughes is an optometrist. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Optometry
3525 Longmire Drive; Suite K
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Simaan Shini's specialty is pediatric optometry. Dr. Shini has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He 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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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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