The purpose of the Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of ophthalmic dispensing. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality. The board conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS 326.
ABO and NCLE Practical Exams
Please click the following link for a memo from ABO and NCLE regarding the adoption of the practical exams: ABO and NCLE Practical Exams.pdf
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