Maryland Board of Examiners in Optometry

Mission Statement

The mission of the Board is to protect the citizens of Maryland and to promote quality health care in the field of optometry by: 

Licensing optometrists; receiving and resolving complaints from the public, courts, employers, insurance companies, and other licensees regarding optometrists who may have violated the optometry law (annotated code of Maryland Health Occupations Article, Title 11) and its regulations (Code of Maryland Regulations 10.28; and 

Setting standards for the practice of optometry that reflect new and emergent developments in the practice of optometry through legislation and regulations.​