Welcome to the Arkansas Board of Dispensing Opticians new website.
The Board is charged with administering, coordinating and enforcing the
Ophthalmic Dispensing Act codified at Ark. Code Ann. 17-89-101 et seq.
"Ophthalmic Dispensing" includes the preparation of laboratory work
orders, verification and dispensing of spectacle lenses, spectacles,
eyeglasses, or parts thereof to the intended wearer, on written
prescription from ophthalmologists or optometrists. More detail is
provided in Ark. Code 17-89-102 (1)(A)&(B).