Board Certification is a voluntary process that establishes standards that demonstrate that the doctor of optometry has exceeded the basic requirement(s). Learn More
The American Board of Optometry is one of only 20 U.S. medical boards to qualify for CMS’ 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Maintenance of Certification Program Incentive.
“Being a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry holds me accountable for lifelong learning. It gives me a goal to work toward each year.”
“Receiving NCCA accreditation is another significant step in assuring credibility of the American Board of Optometry. We will continue to pursue such measures to advance our process and our profession.”
“Obtaining board certification after residency reflected my strong commitment to stay current with the evolving profession, while reinforcing relevant clinical knowledge both in primary care and specialty areas of optometry.”
“I was extremely pleased with the comprehensive nature of the exam. It was challenging and at the same time very fair. As a primary eye care provider, I proved to myself that I was keeping up with current developments in our profession.”