446130 Optical Goods Stores

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) retailing and fitting prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses; (2) retailing prescription eyeglasses in combination with the grinding of lenses to order on the premises; and (3) selling nonprescription eyeglasses.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Grinding ophthalmic lenses without retailing lenses--are classified in U.S. Industry 339115, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing;
  • The private or group practice of optometry, even though glasses and contact lenses are sold at these establishments--are classified in Industry 621320, Offices of Optometrists; and
  • Retailing eyeglasses and contact lenses via electronic home shopping or mail-order--are classified in Industry 454110, Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses.
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446130 446130 446130  Lens grinding, ophthalmic, in retail stores
446130 446130 446130  Optical goods stores (except offices of optometrists)
446130 446130 446130  Sunglass stores