License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Ophthalmic Dispenser 146 119 138 156 127

Geographic Distribution

As of July 1, 2016

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 75 Jefferson 44 Saratoga 82
Allegany 10 Kings 422 Schenectady 44
Bronx 72 Lewis 3 Schoharie 7
Broome 60 Livingston 25 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 19 Madison 21 Seneca 3
Cayuga 18 Monroe 214 Steuben 25
Chautauqua 34 Montgomery 13 St. Lawrence 37
Chemung 27 Nassau 350 Suffolk 323
Chenango 9 New York 145 Sullivan 6
Clinton 20 Niagara 74 Tioga 13
Columbia 10 Oneida 51 Tompkins 9
Cortland 10 Onondaga 140 Ulster 32
Delaware 2 Ontario 31 Warren 17
Dutchess 50 Orange 56 Washington 15
Erie 393 Orleans 6 Wayne 27
Essex 6 Oswego 29 Westchester 95
Franklin 7 Otsego 13 Wyoming 4
Fulton 9 Putnam 10 Yates 1
Genesee 16 Queens 412 NYS TOTAL 3,852
Greene 9 Rensselaer 28 OTHER US 260
Hamilton 0 Richmond 104 NON-US 6
Herkimer 21 Rockland 42 TOTAL 4,118

* 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: August 3, 2016