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: 05/07/2013 and 05/07/2018
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4725.09
Rule Amplifies: 4725.09 , 4725.28
Prior Effective Dates: 11/15/70, 4/17/95, 7/28/08