4725-7-01 Prescription specifications.

An optometrist shall include at least the following specifications in the writing of a prescription for contact lenses:

(A) Rigid contact lenses

(1) Base curve

(2) Peripheral curve or curves, including curvature and width

(3) Overall diameter

(4) Optical zone diameter

(5) Power

(6) Center thickness

(7) Color

(8) Material

(9) Name of patient

(10) Date of examination

(11) Issue date and expiration of prescription

(12) Name, postal address, telephone number and facsimile telephone number of prescriber

(13) In the case of a private label contact lens, name of manufacturer, trade name of private label brand and, if applicable, trade name of equivalent brand name.

(B) Soft contact lenses

(1) Manufacturer and lens type

(2) Power

(3) Base curve

(4) Overall diameter

(5) Color

(6) Name of patient

(7) Date of examination

(8) Issue date and expiration of prescription

(9) Name, postal address, telephone number and facsimile telephone number of prescriber

(10) In the case of a private label contact lens, name of manufacturer, trade name of private label brand and, if applicable, trade name of equivalent brand name.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/08/2014 and 04/08/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.032
Statutory Authority: 4725.09
Rule Amplifies: 4725.09 , 4725.28
Prior Effective Dates: 11/15/10, 4/17/95, 7/28/08