Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 22||EXAMINING BOARDS|
|PART 9||TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD|
|CHAPTER 181||CONTACT LENS PRESCRIPTIONS|
|RULE §181.4||Delegation of Fitting of Contact Lenses|
If a physician notes on a spectacle prescription "fit for contacts" or similar language and has specifically delegated to a specific optician the authority to make the additional measurements and evaluations necessary to derive the information required for a fully written contact lens prescription, the optician may dispense contact lenses to the patient even though the prescription is less than a fully written contact lens prescription.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §181.4 adopted to be effective March 4, 1998, 23 TexReg 1950.|
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