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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.

Notice of Hearing for Proposed Optometry Regulations

April 23, 2015
9:00 AM, Little Apple Boardroom
Hilton Garden Inn
410 South 3rd St
Manhattan, KS  66502
Notice of Hearing & Proposed Regulations

Upcoming Meetings

  • April 2015 Board Meeting

    April 23, 2015
    9:00 am Hilton Garden Inn
    410 S 3rd St
    Manhattan, KS
    April 23, 2015 Agenda
  • June Board Meeting / Annual Exam

    June 12, 2015
    Board Meeting:  8:30 A.M. Committee Room 144-S
    Written Exam:  8:00 A.M. Senate Chambers
    Kansas Statehouse, 300 SW 10th Ave
    Topeka, KS

    June 13, 2015
    Practical Exam:
    Lawrence Family Vision Clinic
    3111 W 6th St
    Lawrence, 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.