License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Ophthalmic Dispenser 156 127 126 136 101

Geographic Distribution

As of July 1, 2019

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 61 Jefferson 41 Saratoga 72
Allegany 10 Kings 407 Schenectady 52
Bronx 63 Lewis 3 Schoharie 7
Broome 55 Livingston 22 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 20 Madison 20 Seneca 1
Cayuga 17 Monroe 223 Steuben 21
Chautauqua 35 Montgomery 17 St. Lawrence 31
Chemung 26 Nassau 330 Suffolk 319
Chenango 12 New York 155 Sullivan 6
Clinton 20 Niagara 72 Tioga 9
Columbia 11 Oneida 51 Tompkins 13
Cortland 9 Onondaga 149 Ulster 35
Delaware 2 Ontario 31 Warren 18
Dutchess 56 Orange 59 Washington 17
Erie 382 Orleans 7 Wayne 28
Essex 5 Oswego 32 Westchester 102
Franklin 7 Otsego 16 Wyoming 7
Fulton 8 Putnam 15 Yates 1
Genesee 17 Queens 410 NYS TOTAL 3,826
Greene 10 Rensselaer 32 OTHER US 280
Hamilton 0 Richmond 111 NON-US 3
Herkimer 21 Rockland 35 TOTAL 4,109

* 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 11, 2019