O-7, r. 11.1 - Regulation respecting the medications that may be administered and prescribed by an optometrist and respecting the eye care that may be provided by an optometrist

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5. Subject to section 6, an optometrist may administer and prescribe an anti-glaucoma medication for the treatment of a glaucoma condition where the following requirements are met:
(1)  the condition may be described as follows:
(a)  glaucoma suspect;
(b)  early glaucoma;
(c)  steroid-induced glaucoma;
(2)  the optometrist has access to the appropriate instruments for the assessment of the condition.
An optometrist who administers or prescribes an anti-glaucoma medication in accordance with the first paragraph must, thereafter, refer the patient to an ophthalmologist physician for medical follow-up.
845-2018O.C. 845-2018, s. 5.
In force: 2018-07-19
5. Subject to section 6, an optometrist may administer and prescribe an anti-glaucoma medication for the treatment of a glaucoma condition where the following requirements are met:
(1)  the condition may be described as follows:
(a)  glaucoma suspect;
(b)  early glaucoma;
(c)  steroid-induced glaucoma;
(2)  the optometrist has access to the appropriate instruments for the assessment of the condition.
An optometrist who administers or prescribes an anti-glaucoma medication in accordance with the first paragraph must, thereafter, refer the patient to an ophthalmologist physician for medical follow-up.
845-2018O.C. 845-2018, s. 5.