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
1992301287 Vale Optics, LLC (Organization) 3321 W Hillsboro Blvd, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
1396341707 National Vision Inc (Organization) 23515 Brazos Town Crossing, Rosenberg, TX 77471
1083210462 Stephanie Marie De La Matta 46 Avenida Universidad Interamericana, San German, PR 00683
1548866106 Jhallak Syosset Optometry, P.C. (Organization) 6 Clearland Rd, Syosset, NY 11791-6914
1033715552 Mount Vernon Eye Care (Organization) 108 Gramatan Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550-1306
1194321653 Lauren Paige Rowland 3866 Highland Dr, Tahlequah, OK 74464-1098
1134725609 Tei-wake Forest Od Pllc (Organization) 3211 Rogers Rd Ste 100, Wake Forest, NC 27587-3891
1447856810 Tien K. Lu, Od, Pllc (Organization) 7101 W Grand Pkwy S Ste 107, Richmond, TX 77407-8660
1750987244 Siri Premier Eyecare, LLC (Organization) 724 Cambridge Marketplace Blvd, Cambridge, MD 21613
1073119665 Chester Family Eye Care LLC (Organization) 530 Main St Ste 2b, Chester, NJ 07930-2669
1295331064 Sunya Masood 28670 N Sky Crest Dr, Mundelein, IL 60060-5305
1093311847 National Vision Inc (Organization) 67 Newtown Rd Ste 10, Danbury, CT 06810-6238
1619573482 National Vision Inc (Organization) 5135 Sunset Blvd Ste N, Lexington, SC 29072-6960
1235735960 Ana Nicolle Hernandez Alejandro Ave. 65 De Infanteria, Km. 12.3, Carolina, PR 00985
1639775588 East Athens Family Vision (Organization) 850 Gaines School Rd, Athens, GA 30605-3132
1144826066 Magna Eyecare (Organization) 3665 S 8400 W Ste 100, Magna, UT 84044-4907
1649876608 Smazy Enterprise II, LLC (Organization) 101 N Stemmons Fwy Ste B, Lewisville, TX 75067-3568
1770189623 Jersey City Vision Express LLC (Organization) 2877 John F Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07306-3901
1427653591 Daniel & Max, LLC (Organization) 3568 S Clack St, Suite B, Abilene, TX 79606
1063018125 Laura Cruz 3870 Nw 207th Street Rd, Miami Gardens, FL 33055-1141

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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.