Agency 65 - State Board of Examiners in Optometry

Regulations updated June 5, 2015 (MSWord document)

For complete Optometry Law please see both Statues and Rules and Regulations. 
  • Articles

  • Article 1 to 3.—RESERVED

Arcticle 4. - General Provisions

  • 65-4-1. Definitions

  • 65-4-2. Hearings before the board.

  • 65-4-3. Fees

  • 65-4-4. Notice to board.

  • 65-4-5. Professional judgment.

Article 5.––LICENSES

  • 65-5-1. Qualifications for licensure by examination

  • 65-5-2. Application for licensure by examination.

  • 65-5-3. Examinations

  • 65-5-4. Approved schools or colleges of optometry

  • 65-5-5

  • 65-5-6. Continuing education

  • 65-5-7. Reciprocal licenses

  • 65-5-8. Reinstatement.

  • 65-5-9. Suspension, termination or denial of licensee’s authority to practice when found in contempt of court pursuant to subsection (f) of K.S.A. 20-1204a.

  • 65-5-10.

  • 65-5-11.

  • 65-5-12. Reinstatement of license.

  • 65-5-13.Professional liability insurance.

Article 6.--General Provisions

  • Article 6.—GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 7.--Code of Ethics

  • Article 7.—CODE OF ETHICS

Article 8.--Minimum Standards for Ophthalmic Services

  • 65-8-1. Examination and adaptation procedures.

  • 65-8-2. Instruments

  • 65-8-3. Records

  • 65-8-4. Content of prescription.

  • 65-8-5

Article 9.--Trade Names

  • 65-9-1. Use.

  • 65-9-2. Application

  • 65-9-3. Approval

  • 65-9-4. Transfer.

  • 65-9-5. Practice under a trade or assumed name

Article 10.--Maintaining an Office

  • 65-10-1. Practice locations.

  • 65-10-2. Unlawfully maintaining an office.

  • 65-10-3. Licensee ownership of franchised business of optical dispensing.

Article 11.--Advertising

  • 65-11-1. Responsibility

  • 65-11-2. Fraudulent advertisement.

  • 65-11-3. Associated advertising