News and Updates

The Texas Optometry Board office will be closed Friday, December 23 – Monday, December 26, 2022 in observance of Christmas. We will resume normal operations on Tuesday, December 27, 2022.

 

Proposed Rule Amendments

At the November meeting, the Board proposed amendments to T.A.C. Chapters 277 and 279. The amendments to Chapter 277 were published in the November 18, 2022 Texas Register (pages 7641-7646). The amendments to Chapter 279 were published in the November 25, 2022 Texas Register (pages 7843-7851). Comments on the published rules are allowed for 30 days post publication.

 

Meeting Schedule (2023)

January 19-20, 2023

April 27-28, 2023

August 3-4, 2023

November 2-3, 2023

 

RENEWALS ARE NOW OPEN FOR LICENSES EXPIRING 12/31/22.

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Per Board Rule licensees must take 32 hours of Continuing Education, 16 of which must be live/in-person. Do not wait to take required CE as live interactive courses may not be available at the end of the year.