Nev. Admin. Code § 636.670 - Contents

Current through August 4, 2021

1. A prescription for spectacle lenses must specify the refractive power necessary for best vision and contain instructions concerning the times at which the lenses are to be worn.
2. A prescription for polymethylmethacrylate (Hydrophobic) contact lenses must specify the base curve, diameter and refractive power of the lenses.
3. A prescription for rigid gas permeable contact lenses must:
(a) Specify the base curve, diameter and refractive power of the lenses;
(b) Specify the:
(1) Brand name and type of lens; or
(2) The actual materials desired, with their ability to transmit oxygen; and
(c) State whether the prescription is for daily wear or for a stated maximum number of 24-hour periods.
4. A prescription for soft (Hydrophilic) contact lenses must:
(a) Specify the base curve or equivalent, diameter and refractive power of the lenses;
(b) Specify the:
(1) Brand name and type of lens; or
(2) The actual materials desired, with their percentage of water content and thickness; and
(c) State whether the prescription is for daily wear or for a stated maximum number of 24-hour periods.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 636.670
Added to NAC by Bd. of Optometry, eff. 6-15-90-Substituted in revision for NAC 636.720

NRS 636.125

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