SIC Industry Description

Industry: 5995—Optical Goods Stores
Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of eyeglasses and contact lenses to prescription for individuals. Offices of oculists, ophthalmologists, and optometrists are classified in Services, Major Group 80, even if a majority of their revenues comes from retail sales. Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of binoculars, telescopes, and opera glasses are classified in Industry 5999.

Optical goods—retailOpticians—retail
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
5995Optical Goods Stores15,681
599500Optical goods stores3,718
59950000Optical goods stores3,718
599599Optical goods stores, nec11,963
59959901Contact lenses, prescription1,263
59959902Eyeglasses, prescription3,992
59959903Opticians6,708