Department of Health

South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry

The reason and effect of the proposed revisions to 20:50:04:06 and 20:50:10:03 is to clarify the expiration of contact lens and spectacle prescriptions. The reason and effect of the proposed revisions to 20:50:07:01 is to revise minimum requirements for a comprehensive optometric examination, to make the rule consistent with current standards for the profession. The reason and effect of proposed revisions to 20:50:08:02.01 is to allow an optometrist in certain situations to receive credit for live stream continuing education presentations as “live” continuing education.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.

Interim Rules Hearing
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