Optometrist
Specialization: Low Vision Rehabilitation

Grouping: Eye and Vision Services Providers

Optometrist · Specialization: Low Vision Rehabilitation (Taxonomy Code# 152WL0500X) is a health care provider taxonomy defined by National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC), American Medical Association.

Taxonomy Overview

Taxonomy Code 152WL0500X
Classification Optometrist
Specialization Low Vision Rehabilitation
Grouping Eye and Vision Services Providers
Number of Providers 415

Definition Optometrist (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.
Notes: Source: American Optometric Association [1/1/2009: added definition, added source]

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
1003435348 Dallas Lighthouse for The Blind, Inc (Organization) 4306 Capitol Ave, Dallas, TX 75204-3624
1205478559 Lighthouse for The Blind, Inc (Organization) 2501 S Plum St, Seattle, WA 98144-4711
1447804844 Vista Center for The Blind and Visually Impaired (Organization) 101 N Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128-1805
1508332586 Low Vision Skills Rehabilitation and Consulting LLC (Organization) 1046 Legacy Walk, Woodstock, GA 30189-5240
1447726427 Mark Kirby 2045 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45202
1912411950 Hope Vision Foundation (Organization) 2115 S 56th St Ste 302, Tacoma, WA 98409-6900
1114437233 Rosedale Vision (Organization) 19950 Grand River, Detroit, MI 48223-4822
1659896454 Let's Go Technology, Inc (Organization) 1077 Bridgeport Ave Ste 103, Shelton, CT 06484-4622
1962925537 Biren Doshi 253 State Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-1921
1215480447 Express Health Services, Inc. (Organization) 65 W Merrick Rd, Valley Stream, NY 11580-5709
1114373727 Linden Family Eyecare PC (Organization) 123 E Broad St, Linden, MI 48451-9126
1811371412 Stephanie Chen 105 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
1396128039 Mary Darlene Neely 3756 15th St, Ecorse, MI 48229-1332
1205219037 Sarah Sharrard 536 Redstone Hill Rd, #24, Bristol, CT 06010-7974
1053673178 Ambient (Organization) 1329 Sawkill Rd, Kingston, NY 12401
1871867416 Deena Sandall, Od (Organization) 610 N Main St Ste 213, Wichita, KS 67203-3619
1508130493 Shane Galan Od PC (Organization) 84 N Park Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-4106
1710257910 Rebecca Irene Munjak 10000 Bay Pines, Bay Pines, FL 33744-5005
1629360151 South Bend Optometrics, LLC (Organization) 2933 Caroline St, South Bend, IN 46614-1545
1013217496 William Trageser 27 Montauk Ave, Merrick, NY 11566-4594

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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.