License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Ophthalmic Dispenser 138 156 127 126 136

Geographic Distribution

As of July 1, 2018

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 63 Jefferson 42 Saratoga 75
Allegany 10 Kings 407 Schenectady 50
Bronx 71 Lewis 3 Schoharie 7
Broome 56 Livingston 24 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 20 Madison 19 Seneca 2
Cayuga 17 Monroe 216 Steuben 23
Chautauqua 34 Montgomery 17 St. Lawrence 33
Chemung 26 Nassau 335 Suffolk 321
Chenango 12 New York 154 Sullivan 7
Clinton 19 Niagara 71 Tioga 9
Columbia 11 Oneida 50 Tompkins 11
Cortland 9 Onondaga 149 Ulster 32
Delaware 2 Ontario 29 Warren 18
Dutchess 57 Orange 59 Washington 17
Erie 387 Orleans 7 Wayne 29
Essex 5 Oswego 33 Westchester 95
Franklin 9 Otsego 16 Wyoming 5
Fulton 8 Putnam 12 Yates 1
Genesee 20 Queens 409 NYS TOTAL 3,830
Greene 10 Rensselaer 31 OTHER US 275
Hamilton 0 Richmond 108 NON-US 3
Herkimer 21 Rockland 40 TOTAL 4,108

* County of location reflects the licensee's primary mailing address on record with the State Education Department. Licensees must be registered in order to practice or use the professional title within New York State; being registered, however, does not necessarily mean the licensee is actively engaged in practice.

Last Updated: July 19, 2018