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 Titles Number of US Businesses
5995Optical Goods Stores18,277
599500Optical goods stores12,526
59950000Optical goods stores12,526
599599Optical goods stores, nec5,751
59959901Contact lenses, prescription2,016
59959902Eyeglasses, prescription1,559
59959903Opticians2,176