Optometrist

Grouping: Eye and Vision Services Providers

Optometrist (Taxonomy Code# 152W00000X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 152W00000X
Classification Optometrist
Grouping Eye and Vision Services Providers
Number of Providers 78054

Definition Optometrist

Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye. An optometrist has completed pre-professional undergraduate education in a college or university and four years of professional education at a college of optometry, leading to the doctor of optometry (O.D.) degree. Some optometrists complete an optional residency in a specific area of practice. Optometrists are eye health care professionals state-licensed to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the eye and visual system.
Notes: Source: American Optometric Association (AOA), approved by the AOA’s Board of Trustees, June 21, 2005. [7/1/2006: definition modified]

Classification Information Optometrist

All Specializations of Optometrist

Specialization Definition
General Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye. An optometrist has completed pre-professional undergraduate education in a college or university and four years of professional education at a college of optometry, leading to the doctor of optometry (O.D.) degree. Some optometrists complete an optional residency in a specific area of practice. Optometrists are eye health care professionals state-licensed to diagnose and treat diseases and disorders of the eye and visual system.
Corneal and Contact Management The professional activities performed by an Optometrist related to the fitting of contact lenses to an eye, ongoing evaluation of the cornea’s ability to sustain successful contact lens wear, and treatment of any external eye or corneal condition which can affect contact lens wear.
Low Vision Rehabilitation Optometrists who specialize in low-vision care having training to assess visual function, prescribe low-vision devices, develop treatment plans, and recommend other vision rehabilitation services.
Occupational Vision Optometrists who work in Occupational Vision, the branch of environmental optometry, consider all aspects of the relationship between work and vision, visual performances, eye safety, and health.
Pediatrics Optometrists who work in Pediatrics are concerned with the prevention, development, diagnosis, and treatment of visual problems in children.
Sports Vision An optometrist who offers services designed to care for unique vision care needs of athletes, which may include one of more of the following services: corrective vision care unique to a specific sporting environment; protective eyewear for the prevention of sports-related injuries; vision enhancement - which may include vision therapy and techniques to improve visual skills specific to the athlete’s sport.
Vision Therapy Optometrists who specialize in vision therapy as a treatment process used to improve vision function. It includes a broad range of developmental and rehabilitative treatment programs individually prescribed to remediate specific sensory, motor and/or visual perceptual dysfunctions.

Providers Information

Optometrist · All Providers

NPI Name Address
1093337503 Eye Centers of Tennessee, LLC (Organization) 999 Guardian Way, Cookeville, TN 38501
1134741622 Cvs Aoc Services, L.l.c. (Organization) 4051 North Lincoln, Store 8751, Chicago, IL 60618
1972125425 Cvs Aoc Services, L.l.c. (Organization) 101 South Northwest Highway, Store 7181, Barrington, IL 60010
1508487067 Cvs Aoc Services, L.l.c. (Organization) 936 Willow Road, Store 0141, Northbrook, IL 60062
1326669920 Clear Eyes Optometric Care, Pllc (Organization) 7950 Horseshoe Bend Rd Ste 101, Boise, ID 83714-3809
1306467071 Hoai Thi Thanh Tran, Od, Inc (Organization) 15972 Euclid St Ste G, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-1133
1528689452 Wendi N. Harada, O.d., Inc. (Organization) 1450 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 1300, Honolulu, HI 96814-4624
1295356384 Eyes On Hudson Optometry LLC (Organization) 66 Main St Ste B, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522-2161
1356962666 Polyanna De La Garza Optometrist Pllc (Organization) 22438 Tomball Parkway, Houston, TX 77070
1912528324 Sfam 2020, Inc (Organization) 2441 Chillum Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782-3630
1114547619 Eyecare Specialists Medical Group, Inc. (Organization) 1711 W Temple St Ste 5665, Los Angeles, CA 90026-5421
1467072942 Direct Mobile Vision, Pllc (Organization) 1891 Bay Scott Cir Ste 109, Naperville, IL 60540-1138
1649890492 Suzanna Karen Wolski 10445 Galleria St, Wellington, FL 33414-3157
1316567134 Phillip G Koultourides, O.d. P.C. (Organization) 210 Indianapolis Blvd, Suite B, Schererville, IN 46375
1154941078 Total Optical LLC (Organization) 4400 Grant Blvd, Suite 106, Yukon, OK 73099
1912527151 The Laser Eye Center of San Antonio P.l.l.c. (Organization) 434 N Loop 1604 W Ste 3201, San Antonio, TX 78232-1376
1104445410 Palmer Eye Care (Organization) 127 S 4th St, Albion, NE 68620-1215
1467071043 Eye Health of Ft Myers LLC (Organization) 2529 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6929
1558980136 Eye Health of Ft Myers LLC (Organization) 20600 Veterans Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33954-2209
1306465984 Eye Health of Ft Myers LLC (Organization) 112 Del Prado Blvd N, Cape Coral, FL 33909-2702

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Data Provider National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association

This dataset includes 800 health care provider taxonomy codes maintained by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC). It is used in transactions specified in HIPAA and the National Provider Identifier (NPI) application for enumeration. Each taxonomy is registered with code, grouping, classification, specialization, definition, etc.

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