Contact Lens Dispensing Permit Program About the Profession - Permit Program

Program Activities

  • Issue permits to qualified applicants
  • Investigate complaints against permit holders
  • Regulation and enforcement of contact lens dispensers who hold a permit
  • Refer consumers to the appropriate agency for answering questions or filing complaints that do not come within the authority of Texas Department of State Health Services: Texas State Board of Medical Examiners (ophthalmologists), Texas State Board of Pharmacy (pharmacists), and Texas Optometry Board (optometrists and therapeutic optometrists)
Last updated April 5, 2010