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Employers of Optometry majors in GA

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
National Vision, Inc.
Eye Care Centers Management Company, Inc
Clayton Eye Center
Eye Doctors PC
Valentino, Tony T Od
Direct Optical Center, Inc.
The Eye Site
Gainesville Eye Associates
Farkas, Stephen J MD
Regional Eye Center
I Associates
Griffin Optical, Inc.
Eye Care Plus
Steven M Wilson Od PC
Lord Eye Center, Inc.
Opthomology
Hobson Tasman Eye Group
Hobson, Chris Dr
Low Country Eye Assoc., P.C.
Eyeworks Inc
Total Eye Care
Lord Eye Center, Inc.
My Eye Doctor
Ross Eye Care Group PC Inc
Bloom, Michael M
Brenda Weirich Od & Associates
Towns Center Eye Care
Prchal & Prchal, PC
Albany Eye Care
Charles Roman Do
Roman Internal Medicine
Eye 1st Vision & Laser, LLC
Eye 1st Vision & Laser
Allatoona Eye Institute
Eye Care One
Lord Eye Center, Inc.
Lord Eye Center
Peachtree City Eye Center PC
Hays, James C MD
The Optimist LLC
Hobbsman Tasman Eyegroup
Tasman, Dr Stuart
Clarity Vision Group
Eye Consultants of Augista PC
Martinez Express Vision
John Zechmann Od
Eye Care 1
North East Georgia Vision Care
King Vision Care
Rockdale Eye Care Center, Inc.
Pearle Vision
Steven Greenhawl MD PC
Reid, Bruce Dr & Assoc
Smyrna Eye Group PC
Dr Weiss
Mount Vernon Eye Care PC
Mount Vernon Eyecare
Family Eye Care of Toccoa Inc
East Metro Eyecare PC
Georgia Eye Group
Advanced Eyecare Inc
Advanced Eyecare
Lord Eye Center, Inc.
Dixon J Mathis
Judson Briggs Od
Briggs Vision Group
Paula Gorlin Od
Dorfzaun Eye Group
Dorfzaun, Sander Od
South Georgia Eye Partners P C
Reid, Mahon & Associates Od
Eye Center Fayette PC
Dr Michael Wlson Dr Kith Cdlle
Michael E Wilson O D
Eye Elements Inc
American Eyecare Center
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