Administered by the State of California the Registered Dispensing Optician (RDO) Program is comprised of four sections:

Registered Dispensing Opticians (business location), Spectacle Lens Dispensers, Contact Lens Dispensers, and Nonresident Contact Lens Sellers.

  • Registered Dispensing Optician: This registration is required for individuals, corporations, and firms engaged in the business of filling prescriptions of physicians and surgeons licensed by the Medical Board of California or optometrists licensed by the Board of Optometry for prescription lenses.