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Employers of Optometry majors in KY

Optometrists

Optometrists examine the eyes and other parts of the visual system. They also diagnose and treat visual problems and manage diseases, injuries, and other disorders of the eyes. They prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed. They diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. Examine eyes and visual system, diagnose problems or impairments, prescribe corrective lenses, and provide treatment. May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions. Most optometrists work in stand-alone offices of optometry. Optometrists may also work in doctors’ offices and optical goods stores, and some are self-employed. Most work full time, and some work evenings and weekends to accommodate patients’ needs. Optometrists must complete a Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree program and obtain a license to practice in a particular state. O.D. programs take 4 years to complete, and most students have a bachelor’s degree before entering such a program. The median annual wage for optometrists was $110,300 in May 2017. Employment of optometrists is projected to grow 18 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Because vision problems tend to occur more frequently later in life, an aging population will lead to demand for more optometrists.

Opticians, Dispensing

Opticians help fit eyeglasses and contact lenses, following prescriptions from ophthalmologists and optometrists. They also help customers decide which eyeglass frames or contact lenses to buy. About half of opticians worked in offices of optometrists or offices of physicians in 2016. Other opticians worked in stores that sell eyeglasses, contact lenses, visual aids, and other optical goods. These stores may be stand-alone businesses or parts of larger retail establishments, such as department stores. Opticians typically have a high school diploma or equivalent and some form of on-the-job training. Some opticians enter the occupation with an associate’s degree or a certificate from a community college or technical school. About half of the states require opticians to be licensed. The median annual wage for opticians was $36,250 in May 2017. Employment of opticians is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. An aging population and increasing rates of chronic disease are expected to lead to greater demand for corrective eyewear.

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Company City State
Simpsons & Associates Incorporated
Eye Care Center, Optometrist, P.S.C.
Killer Bees, LLC
Dr. Bizer's Visionworld
Mr Bizer
Bruce J Gaddie PSC
Sizemore, William Dwayne Od PSC
Eye Care Center
Casak Inc
Pal Optical
Louisville Optometric III PSC
Visionfirst
Eye Surgery Center of Paducah Inc
Entymology Group
Eyemart Family Vision Care Inc
Dr. Bizer's Visionworld
Dr Bizer Vision World
Breiwa, Ware & Jeskie Eye Care
Breiwa, John N Dr
Vision First
American Eye Institute
Dr. Bizer's Visionworld
Eye Health Specialist Inc
Commonwealth Eye Services PSC
C A S A K Woodhill LLC
Pal Optical
Associates In Eyecare PC
Mark Jacobs Od
Metzder Shewmaker and Associates Optometrist Inc
Angela Costa Od
Bruce J Gaddie PSC
Gossom, Donald Od
W F Ross Od
Eye Care For Kentucky Inc
Nancy Leadingham
Visual Therapy Center
Retina and Vitreous Associates of Kentucky, P.S.C.
Retina Vitreous Associates KY
Don H Lambert PSC
Lambert, D H Dr
Brooks I Care
Family Vision Care, LLC
Dr. Bizer's Visionworld
Visionworks Doctors Optometry
Dr. Bizer's Visionworld
Julie A Metzger Od PSC
Metzger Eyecare
Heltsley, Speer, Schertzinger & Shields
Shields, Michael S Dr
Rph Properties, LLC
Eyecare Center Optometrist PSC
Tammy H Love Od
20/20 Eye Care PSC
20/20 Eye Care
River Park Eye Care
Conley & Cottrell PSC
20/20 Eyecare, P.S.C.
Eyecare Associates of Kentucky
Central Kentucky Optometric Associates
20/20 Eye Care PSC
Drs of Optometry
Doctor Hamilton & Associates
Wagner and Wagner Drs PSC
Wagner, Ronald T Od
Roger D. Fannin, Od, P.S.C.
Family Vision Health Center
Oak Tree Professional Plaza
Barrow Eye Center
Barrow, Darla S Od
McClanahan Eye Care
McClanahan, Karl Dr
Holly Redmond
Harvey Eye
Jessamine Optometric Associates
Jessamine Optical
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