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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.1701

Title: Optometry.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of optometry and that focuses on the principles and techniques for examining, diagnosing and treating conditions of the visual system. Includes instruction in prescribing glasses and contact lenses, other optical aids, corrective therapies, patient counseling, physician referral, practice management, and ethics and professional standards.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.1701 Optometry. No substantive changes 51.1701 Optometry.
Illustrative Examples
  • [Optometry (OD)]