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32-1771 - Dispensing contact lenses; conformity with federal law; requirements
32-1771. Dispensing contact lenses; conformity with federal law; requirements
A. All sales of and prescriptions for contact lenses in this state must conform to the federal fairness to contact lens consumers act (15 United States Code sections 7601 through 7610).
B. Contact lenses used to determine a prescription for contact lenses are considered to be diagnostic lenses. After the diagnostic and trial period and after the contact lenses have been adequately fitted and the patient has been released from immediate follow-up care by a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter or chapter 13 or 17 of this title, the prescribing optometrist shall provide a prescription for contact lenses at no cost to the patient.
C. Contact lenses may not be sold or dispensed except pursuant to a prescription order that conforms to state and federal regulations governing prescriptions.