Board of Registration of Dispensing Opticians

Dispensing opticians fit and dispense prescription ophthalmic eyewear including eyeglasses and contact lenses. Members of this profession measure and duplicate existing ophthalmic prescriptions and fabricate eyeglasses.

The Board of Registration of Dispensing Opticians protects the public through regulation of the practice by testing candidates and licensing those who are qualified, insuring compliance with state statutes and the Board's rules and regulations, and conducting hearings and facilitating resolutions to consumer complaints.

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