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 January 1, 2018

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 63 Jefferson 43 Saratoga 73
Allegany 10 Kings 416 Schenectady 51
Bronx 74 Lewis 3 Schoharie 6
Broome 60 Livingston 24 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 21 Madison 19 Seneca 2
Cayuga 17 Monroe 217 Steuben 24
Chautauqua 35 Montgomery 17 St. Lawrence 34
Chemung 27 Nassau 341 Suffolk 321
Chenango 11 New York 151 Sullivan 7
Clinton 20 Niagara 71 Tioga 10
Columbia 11 Oneida 50 Tompkins 11
Cortland 9 Onondaga 147 Ulster 32
Delaware 2 Ontario 29 Warren 17
Dutchess 54 Orange 57 Washington 19
Erie 389 Orleans 7 Wayne 28
Essex 5 Oswego 32 Westchester 93
Franklin 9 Otsego 17 Wyoming 5
Fulton 10 Putnam 12 Yates 1
Genesee 20 Queens 412 NYS TOTAL 3,857
Greene 10 Rensselaer 30 OTHER US 261
Hamilton 0 Richmond 108 NON-US 4
Herkimer 20 Rockland 41 TOTAL 4,122

* 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: January 30, 2018