Optometry Practices

Business Reference Guide Online
May 6, 2024
5999 Miscellaneous Retail Stores, NEC
621320 Offices of Optometrists
35,334
1.8% (2019 - 2024) • 2.5% (2024 - 2029)
$22.4 B
$3.0 B
$8.0 B

Summary

This industry comprises establishments of health practitioners having the degree of O.D. (Doctor of Optometry) primarily engaged in the independent practice of optometry. These practitioners examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as diagnose related systemic conditions. Offices of optometrists prescribe and/or provide eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision aids, and vision therapy. They operate private or group practices in their own offices (e.g., centers, clinics) or in the facilities of others, such as hospitals or HMO medical centers, and may also provide the same services as opticians, such as selling and fitting prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses.

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