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Arkansas State Board of Optometry

**2024 License Renewals

Our Mission

To protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Arkansas. 

What We Do

**FDA Eyedrop Recall


A legislative mandate to reduce board licensure fees by 95% is in effect from July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025. All fees will return to the regular rates on July 1, 2025.

Office of Inspector General Advisory Opinion on Potential Violation of Federal Anti-Kickback Legislation

Continuing Education

Outline of Continuing Education Hours beginning July 1, 2022

Optometric Physicians:

Optometrists (Non-Optometric Physicians):

Act 651 Information

During the February 17, 2022 Board meeting the Board voted to accept Act 651 Guidelines. This policy provides direction for prescribing an opioid antagonist to a patient when an opioid prescription is prescribed or dispensed. All optometric physicians prescribing opioids to patients must begin following these guidelines.

Jurisprudence Continuing Education - Correspondence Exam

The 2024 Jurisprudence online correspondence exam is now available. You are now able to take the exam and pay for it using a credit card or checking account. The exam will be graded online, and the results forwarded to the Board office. 

**Please Note – You must get 28 questions correct to pass the exam.  Payment is collected at the end after the scores are tabulated.  If you have any questions, please contact the Board office.  

Click the link below to be directed to the exam. You will need your license number and date of birth to begin. 

Board Information

Board of Directors


Board Meetings: Meetings are held at 1:30pm at Freeway Medical Tower, 5800 W. 10th St., Suite 906, Little Rock, AR 72204.​

Meeting Minutes (for older meeting minutes, contact the ASBO office)


Doctor Directory

Laws & Rules

Resources & Forms


Office Address Phone Fax
Arkansas State Board of Optometry

Mailing Address:
4815 W. Markham St., Slot 70
Little Rock, AR 72205

Physical Address:
5800 W. 10th St.
Suite 100, Office A108
Little Rock, AR 72204

501-534-6139 501-534-6026

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