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Employers of Optometry majors in MN

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
Healthpartners, Inc.
Healthpartners Como Clinic
Vitreal Retinal Surgery
Richie Eye Clinic
Richie Eye Clinic, The
North & Watson Optometrists, Od PA Inc
North & Watson Optometrists PA
Goldsmith Eye Care
Drs Luckow, Hess, & Endress
Fischer Laser Eye Center LLC
Fischer Laser Eye Center
Cambridge Eye Associates
Drs Akre & Simpson
Crystal Vision Clinic
James J Hess & Scott Endres
Crystal Vision Clinic
Carlson - Tillisch Eye Clinic
Optical Illusion
Rochester Family Eye Clinic
Fergus Falls Vision Care PA
Smith & Hanson Od's
Elaine Happ Od PA
Uptown Eye Care
Forks Optometric, Ltd.
Opticare-Forks Vision Clinic
Johnson Eye Clinic
Sterling A Johnson
Register Family Eye Clinic
Steve Akre
Dr Akre and Smpson Fmily Eye H
Eye Care Associates Od
Knabel, Julie Od
Eye 35
Tillisch Optometric Offices, Ltd (inc)
Dundersen, Lutheran, Winona
Joseph H Martin Od
Robert A Blomquist Od Ltd
Apple Valley Optometrists
Total Eye Care
Shakopee Vision Clinic
Blaine Eye Clinic Optometrists
Blaine Eye Clinic
Buffalo Eye Clinic
Yankee Eye Clinic
Yankee Eye Clinic
Minnesota Vision Therapy Center
Brainerd Eye Care Center, Inc
Brainerd Eyecare Center
Aitkin Eye Care Center
Eyecare Center of Aitkin
Moorhead Vision Associates
Tracy Schauer
West Metro Optalmoloist Center
Bright Eyes Vision Clinic, P.a
Associates Optometry PA
Seibert, Paul A Od
Brian D Grudem Od
Oak Tree Optical
Doctors Olsen & Pinke Inc
Pinke, Timothy A Od
Minnesota Vision Group Inc
Minnesotavision Group PA
Douglas R Landsverk Od
Icare Center of Aitkin
Gilthvedt Eyecare Clinic Inc
Gilthvedt Optometric Clinic
Pine River Eye Center Inc
Associates In Eyecare Nisswa
Michael S Marvin Od
Associates In Eyecare
Park Rapids Walker Eye Clinic Od PA
Joseph Slapnicher Od PA
Rivertown Eye Clinic
St Peter Eyecare Center Inc
Powers, Troy M Od and Associates
Family Eye Clinic of Eden Prairie
Family Eye Care & Contact Lens
Optometric Eye Care Centers P.
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