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Verification

Contact Lens Prescription: See “Prescription Requirements.
License: A license may be verified on the State of Texas website.
License (for another state, or for any reason): To obtain an official verification of a license, mail a request to the Board with $15.00 payment (check only).

Vision Screening

License from Texas Department of State Health Services may be necessary to conduct required vision screenings (optometrists may be exempt). Some day care and possibly all entering school children must be screened. Reference: www.dshs.state.tx.us/vhs/rules.shtm

Volunteer

License: A special retired license is available to doctors whose practice is limited to providing volunteer charity care. Requirements for this license are contained in Rule 273.7.
Emergency Response: See “Emergency.

 

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Window Tinting

See the Department of Public Safety website for standards and exemptions (including a medical exemption).