||Today is: Thursday, May 5, 2016
The Mississippi State Board of Optometry was created by the legislature to meet the public’s need for protection from incompetent or negligent optometric practice. The Board protects the public through licensure and disciplinary procedures. The Mississippi State Board is charged with ensuring that the licensed Optometrists maintain high standards of professionalism and quality of care to safeguard public health.
The Board conducts two (2) licensure examinations each year, on the second Saturday of January and July. Pursuant to §73-19-9. In its regulatory role, the Board receives, investigates, and responds to consumer’s complaints.