RULE 069.00.94-001 - Rules and Regulations Governing the Use of therapeutic Drugs for Optometric Care

RULE 069.00.94-001. Rules and Regulations Governing the Use of therapeutic Drugs for Optometric Care

ARTICLE I - Use of Therapeutic Drugs

Section 2 -

Prior to beginning the treatment of patients for glaucoma, a certified optometrist shall consult with an ophthalmologist and develop a written protocol. Written protocol shall include the following: visual acuity, intraocular pressure, and evaluation of the optic nerve, visual fields, and the anterior chamber angle. The manner of care rendered by the optometrist depends upon the individual written protocol established between the optometrist and the ophthalmologist, and may be altered by mutual written consent on an as needed basis.

(1/13/1994)

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