2005 California Business and Professions Code Sections 525-527 Article 2. Eyeglasses

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE
SECTION 525-527

525.  No dispensing optician, optometrist, or physician and surgeon
shall dispense, prescribe, or sell any eyeglasses for use of a person
whose sight is limited to one eye, a person who is a member of the
California Highway Patrol or of a county sheriff's office, a city
policeman, a person who is a fireman employed by the fire department
of a city, county, or fire protection district and who normally wears
such glasses for on-duty employment, or a person who is under 18
years of age, unless such eyeglasses are made with case-hardened
lenses, with lenses made of laminated glass, with lenses made of
resin material, or with lenses made of any other material resistant
to shattering and which shall not be installed in frames manufactured
of flammable material.
526.  A dispensing optician, optometrist, or physician and surgeon
shall not be subject to disciplinary action under this article unless
he is informed by the person obtaining the eyeglasses, or of his own
personal knowledge knows, that the eyeglasses are for a person whose
sight is limited to one eye, a person who is a member of the
California Highway Patrol or of a county sheriff's office, a city
policeman, or a fireman employed by the fire department of a city,
county, or fire protection district, or a person who is under 18
years of age.
   A dispensing optician, optometrist or physician and surgeon is not
required under this article to make any independent investigation of
the occupation of the person for whom eyeglasses are intended or as
to whether or not the sight of such person is limited to one eye.
527.  Any dispensing optician, optometrist, or physician and surgeon
who violates this article is subject to disciplinary action by the
board which issues his certificate to engage in practice.


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