4725.26 Exceptions.

Division (A) of section 4725.02 of the Revised Code does not apply to the following:

(A) Physicians authorized to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code;

(B) Persons who sell optical accessories but do not assume to adapt them to the eye, and neither practice nor profess to practice optometry;

(C) An instructor in a school of optometry that is located in this state and approved by the state board of optometry under section 4725.10 of the Revised Code who holds a valid current license to practice optometry from a licensing body in another jurisdiction and limits the practice of optometry to the instruction of students enrolled in the school.

(D) A student enrolled in a school of optometry, located in this or another state and approved by the board under section 4725.10 of the Revised Code, while the student is participating in this state in an optometry training program provided or sponsored by the school, if the student acts under the direct, personal supervision and control of an optometrist licensed by the board or authorized to practice pursuant to division (C) of this section.

(E) An individual who is licensed or otherwise specifically authorized by the Revised Code to engage in an activity that is included in the practice of optometry.

(F) An individual who is not licensed or otherwise specifically authorized by the Revised Code to engage in an activity that is included in the practice of optometry, but is acting pursuant to the rules for delegation of optometric tasks adopted under section 4725.09 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 4725.26

History. Effective Date: 04-10-2001; 2007 HB149 03-24-2008