Maryland Board of Examiners in Optometry
Maryland Board of Examiners in Optometry Laws and Regulations Governing the Practice of Optometry
The practice of optometry in Maryland is governed by the Board’s law, Title 11 of the Health Occupations Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, and the Title 10 Subtitle 28 adopted by the Board under the Code of Maryland Regulations, (COMAR).
A licensed optometrist in Maryland is held responsible for knowing the law and regulations and for ensuring that his practice adheres to the stipulations in the law and regulations. The Board’s regulations COMAR 10.28.03.04B (1) provides authority for the Board to examine candidates on their knowledge of Maryland optometric jurisprudence. The exam is an open book examination with a passing score of 75.
The Board’s law and regulations and other relevant laws can be accessed by clicking the following links:
MARYLAND STATUTE & REGULATIONS
Current regulation COMAR 10.28.12 - Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents, will be amended in accordance with the scope expansion provisions as provided in the Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 11-404.2 - Therapeutically certified optometrists.