New eyewear regulations draw ire of optometrists

Collier, Roger
June 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE407
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "New eyewear regulations draw ire of optometrists" which appeared online at www.cmaj.ca on May 4, 2010. It mentions regulations such as the grant to opticians in conducting independent sights tests for prescriptions and removal of the requirement for online sellers of eyewear in giving customers' prescriptions. The regulations take effect on May 1, 2010 as announced by Health Services Minister Kevin Falcon in British Columbia on March 19, 2010.


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