DISPENSING OPTICIANRY is defined as the art and skill of fabricating, fitting and dispensing of optical aids and eye wears. The Dispensing Opticians fits lenses into spectacular frames using prescriptions from the Optometrist. They are empowered by the law to manufacture lenses and other vision aids.
To be the leading regulatory agency in the Nigerian health care sector
To efficiently utilise resources in regulating the training and practice of Optometry and Dispensing Opticianry in Nigeria thus ensuring quality eye and vision care to the Nigerian public by skilled and competent professionals
The Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria (ODORBN) is the body statutorily empowered by an Act of Parliament (cap 09 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, formerly known as Decree No. 34 of December, 1989) to regulate the practice of the professions of Optometry and dispensing Opticianry In Nigeria.