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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 9TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD
CHAPTER 181CONTACT LENS PRESCRIPTIONS
RULE §181.4Delegation 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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