Board of Registration in Optometry

The Board of Registration of Optometrists licenses optometrists. It establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed optometrists.

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250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108


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Licensed doctors of optometry are independent primary health care providers who examine, diagnose, treat and manage diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures. The scope of optometric care ranges from vision testing and correction to diagnosing, managing and treating complex eye and vision problems such as conjunctivitis

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Health licensing boards transitioning to the Department of Public Health (DPH) 

6/02/2022 Bureau of Health Professions Licensure

The transition to the Bureau of Health Professions Licensure was completed on January 1, 2023.

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