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1

Consumer notice shall contain

-the requirement for release of corrective lens prescriptions (spectacle and a contact lens).
-contain information indicating that SBO regulates practice of optometry and complaints and grievances may be directed to the SBO.

2

True/False
Prescription expiration date can be less than the period of time recommended by the prescriber for reexamination of the patient.

False

3

Expired prescription may be filled if....

-Spectacles are lost, broken, or damaged
-the person dispensing shall recommend that the patient return for an eye examination and provide the prescriber with a written notification of the prescription that was filled

4

A seller may sell contact lenses only in accordance with a contact lens prescription for the patient that is:

(1) Presented to the seller by the patient or prescriber directly or by facsimile (fax)
(2) Verified by direct communication.

5

In the case of a private label contact lens, what information is needed on prescription ?

-the name of the manufacturer,
-trade name of the private label brand, and, if applicable,
-trade name of equivalent brand name.

6

A prescriber shall retain professional discretion regarding the release of which contact lenses.

(1) Rigid gas permeables.
(2) Bitoric gas permeables.
(3) Bifocal gas permeables.
(4) Keratoconus lenses.
(5) Custom designed lenses that are manufactured for an individual patient and are not mass produced.

7

prescription for private label contact lens shall include

the name of the manufacturer, the trade name of the private label brand, and, if applicable, the trade name of the equivalent national brand.

8

Additional fee charged by prescriber can be for

-verifying ophthalmic goods dispensed by another seller if the additional fee is imposed at the time the verification is performed.

9

True/False
Oral prescriptions must be confirmed in writing by the dispenser prior to delivery of lenses.

True

10

It is prohibited to dispense, prescribe or sell eyeglasses which are not made of shatter-resistant lenses or non-flammable frames to

-a one-eyed person,
-a law enforcement officer,
-a fireman, or a
-person under age 18.

11

Shatter-resistant lenses include

case-hardened lenses, laminated glass, resin lenses, or other shatter-resistant materials

12

Right to dispense, sell or furnish prescription lenses at retail is limited to .

licensed physician and surgeon, optometrist and registered dispensing optician

13

The practice that represent CL may be obtained without confirmation of a valid prescription or to offer for sale plano contact lenses.

shall be considered deceptive marketing practice

14

Who can adjust spectacle lenses or contact lenses other than ODs

-Only a registered spectacle lens or contact lens dispenser or
-an individual under the direct responsibility and supervision (present on premises) of a registered dispenser

15

After completing the fitting of CL, a RDO registered CL dispenser must direct patient to return to prescriber for evaluation after how many days

60

16

How many trainee a registered contact lens dispenser can supervise.

No more than three

17

QUALITY STANDARDS FOR PRESCRIPTION OPHTHALMIC DEVICES are prepared by

The State Department of Public Health, the State Board of Optometry and the Division of Licensing and Division of Medical Quality of the Medical Board of California

18

True/False
The State Board of Optometry or the Division of Licensing and Division of Medical Quality of the Medical Board of California may send any prescription ophthalmic device to the State Department of Public Health for testing as to whether or not the device meets established standards

True

19

What other information does the seller needs to verify with direct communication with the prescriber other than patient's full name, address, contact lens power, manufacturer and parameters

-The quantity of lenses ordered;
-The date of patient request;
-The date and time of verification request;
-The name of a contact person at the seller's company, including facsimile and telephone numbers; and
-the prescriber's regular Saturday business hours.

20

A prescription is verified if any of the following occurs

(1) The prescriber confirms the prescription is accurate by direct communication with the seller;
(2) The prescriber informs the seller through direct communication that the prescription is inaccurate and provides the accurate prescription; or
(3) The prescriber fails to communicate with the seller within eight (8) business hours after receiving from the seller the information

21

In the case of a private label contact lens, what information is needed on prescription ?

-the name of the manufacturer, trade name of the private label brand, and, if applicable, -trade name of equivalent brand name.

22

Private label contact lenses mean

contact lenses that are sold under the label of a seller where the contact lenses are identical to lenses made by the same manufacturer but sold under the labels of other sellers.

23

Prescriber means, with respect to contact lens prescriptions, are....

an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or other person (dispensing optician) permitted under State law to issue prescriptions for contact lenses in compliance with any applicable requirements established by the Food and Drug Administration.

24

A dispensing optician, optometrist, or physician and surgeon shall dispense shatter-resistant materials to

-person whose sight is limited to one eye,
-person who is a member of the CHP or of a county sheriff's office,
-a city policeman,
-person who is a fireman employed by the fire department of a city, county, or fire protection district
-person who is under 18 years of age

25

True/False
Ophthalmic practice rules (EYEGLASS RULE) does not apply to ophthalmologists or optometrists employed by any Federal, State or local government entity

True