2013 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 367 - CONSUMER PROTECTION
367.685 Prerequisites for writing contact lens prescriptions.


KY Rev Stat § 367.685 (2013) What's This?

Download as PDF 367.685 Prerequisites for writing contact lens prescriptions. A contact lens fitting shall be complete and a contact lens prescription may be written when: (1) The optometrist, osteopath, or physician has completed all measurements, tests, and examinations necessary to satisfy his or her professional judgment that the patient is a viable candidate to wear contact lenses, recognizing that more than one (1) visit between the patient and the optometrist, osteopath, or physician may be required; and (2) Contact lenses suitable for the patient's eyes have been evaluated and fitted by the optometrist, osteopath, or physician to the patient's eyes and the optometrist, osteopath, or physician is satisfied with the fitting based on the visual needs of the patient. The patient shall be entitled to receive a copy of the contact lens prescription until its expiration date. Effective:June 24, 2003 History: Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 1, sec. 6, effective June 24, 2003.

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