Mission Statement

The Kentucky Board of Optometric Examiners is responsible for regulating the practice and licensure of optometry in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Board grants initial licensure to qualified optometrists and oversees the annual renewal of licenses. The Board also investigates complaints against practitioners and is responsible for imposing disciplinary sanctions against those who violate Kentucky Revised Statutes Chapter 320. The Board promulgates regulations concerning professional and business practice standards, continuing education and licensure requirements.


2365 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A-240
Lexington, Kentucky 40504-3333
Phone: (859) 246-2744
FAX: 859-246-2746
Email: kyoptometry@ky.gov
Website: http://Optometry.ky.gov