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        Administrator:April Koon
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        Advice Counsel:   Donnell Jennings   **
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**The Office of Advice Counsel is responsible for
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and Panels. These attorneys do not provide legal
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South Carolina Board of Examiners in Optometry

License Renewal

A renewal notice is sent to licensees and requirements are due by October 1 of even numbered years.

All licenses automatically lapse November 1, but can be reinstated within a two year period through permission of the Board by submitting a $100 reinstatement fee, all back renewal fees, and all continuing education hours.

A complete renewal must include all of the following:

Renewal Fee

Optometrist- Per In State Location - $230

Optometrist- Out of State - $230

A $50 late fee will be charged during October.

Continuing Education Credit

Proof of 40 hours of continuing education; 16 of the 40 hours must be pharmacology or pathology related.

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