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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 80. Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Chapter 30. Opticians Regulations
1/23/2020

18VAC80-30-90. Content of Contact Lens Endorsement Examination and Reexamination.

A. The contact lens endorsement examination administered by the board may include, but is not limited to, the following topics:

1. Rigid lens verification;

2. Lens identification;

3. Keratomy;

4. Slit lamp;

5. Slides (fitting patterns, edge patterns, quality stains); and

6. Insertion/removal.

B. Any applicant who fails the written or practical contact lens examination, or both examinations, who desires to retake the examination(s), shall be required to be reexamined on the failed examination(s) and shall pay the reexamination fee(s).

C. An applicant shall pass the written and practical examination within two years of the initial test date. After two years, the applicant shall file a new application and pay the required fee.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 18VAC100-20-65 derived from Volume 17, Issue 09, eff. March 1, 2001; amended and renumbered as 18VAC80-30-90, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 23, eff. August 15, 2012.

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