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 January 1, 2016

County Number County Number County Number
Albany 77 Jefferson 44 Saratoga 83
Allegany 10 Kings 419 Schenectady 42
Bronx 75 Lewis 4 Schoharie 7
Broome 59 Livingston 23 Schuyler 2
Cattaraugus 21 Madison 18 Seneca 4
Cayuga 18 Monroe 211 Steuben 24
Chautauqua 31 Montgomery 13 St. Lawrence 35
Chemung 26 Nassau 350 Suffolk 327
Chenango 9 New York 153 Sullivan 5
Clinton 20 Niagara 73 Tioga 12
Columbia 11 Oneida 55 Tompkins 9
Cortland 10 Onondaga 137 Ulster 33
Delaware 3 Ontario 30 Warren 17
Dutchess 46 Orange 54 Washington 14
Erie 408 Orleans 6 Wayne 27
Essex 6 Oswego 29 Westchester 92
Franklin 7 Otsego 13 Wyoming 4
Fulton 8 Putnam 13 Yates 1
Genesee 16 Queens 410 NYS TOTAL 3,859
Greene 8 Rensselaer 27 OTHER US 244
Hamilton 0 Richmond 107 NON-US 1
Herkimer 20 Rockland 43 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: March 1, 2016