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
1972141877 Mullins Vision South, Pllc (Organization) 126 E Bockman Way, Sparta, TN 38583-2036
1922646876 Warishan Binta Hasan 8931 Fry Rd Ste 200, Cypress, TX 77433-6883
1306484290 Dr. Patrick Fontenot Ob, LLC (Organization) 525 N. Cities Service Hwy Walmart Vision Center, Sulphur, LA 70663-4107
1346887296 Optical World Nj Corp (Organization) Optical World, 160 N. Gulph Rd King of Prussia Plaza Suite #2377, King of Prussia, PA 19406
1568009553 Nicholas King-smith O.d., Inc. (Organization) 5144 Morse Rd, Columbus, OH 43230-1360
1063059186 Reedy Eye Specialists (Organization) 2217 Main St # 329, Emmetsburg, IA 50536-2446
1093352015 Clear Sight Optometry Pllc (Organization) 622 Sunset Hill Dr, Rockwall, TX 75087-3219
1477190437 Mel Rockwall LLC (Organization) 1701 East Broad Street, Ste 109, Mansfield, TX 76063
1205473402 Moamen Rizk 9067 Sycamore Ave Unit 103, Montclair, CA 91763-1557
1841837085 Carolina Vision Care Drs. Mcintosh & Associates Od Pa (Organization) 915 E Fire Tower Rd Ste 108, Winterville, NC 28590-9398
1518504828 National Vision Inc (Organization) 2610 Se Federal Hwy, Stuart, FL 34994-4535
1912544214 The Vision Center (Organization) 530 Highway 64 E Ste 5, Waynesboro, TN 38485-3050
1750928164 Tidewater Eyecare, LLC (Organization) 301 Front St., Summerville, SC 29486
1396382719 Eye Surgery Associates LLC (Organization) 300 S Park Rd Ste 300, Hollywood, FL 33021-8353
1841837242 Hollywood Optometrist (Organization) 1300 N Vermont Ave Ste 703, Los Angeles, CA 90027-6089
1821635293 Rennard Eyecare, LLC (Organization) 600 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 136b, Anchorage, AK 99503-4162
1629615158 Bluebird Family Eye Care Pllc (Organization) 720 N Meridian St Ste A, Blackfoot, ID 83221-4936
1821635335 Nguyen Family Vision Care Optometry Corporation (Organization) 2901 Wilshire Blvd Ste 100, Santa Monica, CA 90403-4915
1366089864 Desert Family Eye Care, LLC (Organization) 590 N Alma School Rd Ste 17, Chandler, AZ 85224-4332
1215574991 Case Vision Pa (Organization) Eye Savers, 1474 W. Granada Blvd. #470, Ormond Beach, FL 32174

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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.

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