Welcome!

WELCOME to the Kansas State Board of Examiners in Optometry! Check out this new web site for licensing and other important information related to optometry in Kansas.

Upcoming Meetings

  • January 2015 Board Meeting

    January 16, 2015
    8:30 A.M.  Law Offices of Frieden, Unrein & Forbes, LLP
    1414 SW Ashworth Place, Suite 201
    Topeka, KS 

Announcements & News

  • New Board Members

    Governor Brownback has appointed three new board members to the Board of Examiners in Optometry for a three year term: 

    Ron Hansen, OD who succeeds Gilan Cockrell, OD
    Gerard Lozada, OD who succeeds Jeanne Klopfenstein, OD
    Mr. Derek Kreifels who succeeds Ms Lois Churchill
  • Registry of Contact Lens Sellers

    The list of mail order contact lens sellers is now on the website for the Board of Healing Arts:   https://www.accesskansas.org/ssrv-ksbhada/search.html and select contact lens distribution license for the profession.

  • Updated Optometry Law

    The 2012 Legislature updated the Optometry statues.  Among the changes:  Practice of optometry is more clearly defined,  one level licensure, 24 hours of CE are now required annually for everyone including new graduates, FBI backgrounds on all new licensure applicants, creation of a litigation fund.  Please review the updated statues here.