License Statistics

Licenses Issued, Past 5 Calendar Years

Profession Title 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Ophthalmic Dispenser 119 138 156 127 126

Geographic Distribution

As of July 1, 2017

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 66 Jefferson 45 Saratoga 73
Allegany 11 Kings 419 Schenectady 46
Bronx 75 Lewis 3 Schoharie 7
Broome 58 Livingston 25 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 18 Madison 19 Seneca 2
Cayuga 19 Monroe 218 Steuben 26
Chautauqua 35 Montgomery 14 St. Lawrence 35
Chemung 27 Nassau 349 Suffolk 321
Chenango 11 New York 145 Sullivan 7
Clinton 21 Niagara 72 Tioga 11
Columbia 11 Oneida 50 Tompkins 11
Cortland 9 Onondaga 142 Ulster 32
Delaware 1 Ontario 30 Warren 18
Dutchess 50 Orange 57 Washington 16
Erie 386 Orleans 7 Wayne 27
Essex 5 Oswego 32 Westchester 96
Franklin 8 Otsego 12 Wyoming 5
Fulton 11 Putnam 12 Yates 1
Genesee 18 Queens 404 NYS TOTAL 3,842
Greene 10 Rensselaer 32 OTHER US 258
Hamilton 0 Richmond 106 NON-US 4
Herkimer 20 Rockland 43 TOTAL 4,104

* 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 18, 2017