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
1184250383 Jhajaira Elizabeth Cadenas 3937 W Northview Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051
1750917936 Janice Qing Hung 3801 Miranda Ave Bldg 5, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1207
1841826039 Mel Forney LLC (Organization) 485 Marketplace Blvd Ste 154, Forney, TX 75126-1809
1922634369 Tejpal Kaur Sohal 255 E Weber Ave, Stockton, CA 95202-2706
1265068613 Eun-young Esther Ko 2023 Pulaski Hwy, Havre De Grace, MD 21078-2137
1316573892 National Vision Inc (Organization) 41252 Us Highway 19 N, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-5106
1801422381 National Vision Inc (Organization) 14002 Hoard Dr Ste 1100, Noblesville, IN 46060-5661
1841826385 Iocp Optical LLC (Organization) Edificio 101 Mendez Vigo, Mayaguez, PR 00681
1477189942 Mann Eye Center Pa (Organization) 9802 Fm 1960 Bypass Rd W Ste 110, Humble, TX 77338-3572
1164058798 Kenneth Boyer Od, Inc (Organization) 2443 Foothill Blvd, La Verne, CA 91750-3028
1295361798 Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Inc., A Colorado Provider Network (Organization) 2116 Freedom Road, #40, Trinidad, CO 81082-1210
1376179879 Rocky Mountain Eye Center, Inc., A Colorado Provider Network (Organization) 601 South Albert Avenue, Walsenburg, CO 81089-2246
1497381057 Christopher Michael Tumolo 8150 Citrus Park Town Center Mall Spc 1100, Tampa, FL 33625-3181
1174159842 Yah Vision (Organization) 2568 Taylor Ln, Pueblo, CO 81005-2743
1801422589 Clarity Vision Center Inc (Organization) 6670 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209-4202
1457987273 Eyecare Plus Wb, Pllc (Organization) 339 White Bridge Pike, Nashville, TN 37209-3208
1033745773 Ashley Ott Od LLC (Organization) 21530 Professional Dr Ste D, Robertsdale, AL 36567-9911
1982230751 Boyd Gubler Od PC (Organization) 614 W 300 S, Heyburn, ID 83336-9784
1083249809 Woodside Vision Inc (Organization) 5311 Broadway, Woodside, NY 11377-1730
1457986267 Seaside Eye Associates South LLC (Organization) 640 Morse Ave, Unit 11, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

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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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