Mission of the Profession of Optometry
The Texas Optometry Board serves to protect the public and regulate the profession of optometry. It is comprised of nine members, six of whom are optometrists practicing in the State of Texas, and three public members. All are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. The duties of the Board include conducting examinations, issuing and renewing licenses, monitoring professional practice, answering questions and receiving and processing complaints from the public.