Ch 19 P 28 Seller or Dispenser of Contact lenses (Excluding licensed optometrists and physicians) Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Ch 19 P 28 Seller or Dispenser of Contact lenses (Excluding licensed optometrists and physicians) Deck (7)
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1

Board

The New Mexico board of pharmacy, herein referred to as the board.

2

Optometry Act

NMSA 1978 Section 61-2-1 through 61-2-18 (1995 Repl. Pamp.), herein referred to as the Optometry Act or Section 61-2-1 et seq.

3

Contact lens prescription

A prescription that shall explicitly state that it is for contact lenses; specify the lens type; include all specifications for the ordering and fabrication of the lenses; include the date of issue, the name and address of the patient and the name and address of the prescriber; and indicate a specific date of expiration, which shall be twenty-four months from the date of the prescription, unless, in the professional opinion of the prescriber, a longer or shorter expiration date is in the best interest of the patient.

4

Replacement contact lens prescription

A prescription prepared by a licensed optometrist containing the information specified in this section and written expressly for the purpose of providing lenses that have already been properly fitted.

5

Contact lens

Any contact lens for which state law requires a prescription.

6

Dispensing facility

The building or structure for which contact lens are stored, shipped or distributed from.

7

Seller/dispenser

One who is in the business of the sale or distribution of contact lenses.

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