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Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 463
OPTOMETRY
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F.S. 463.012
463.012 Prescriptions; filing; release; duplication.
(1) A licensed practitioner shall keep on file for a period of at least 2 years any prescription she or he writes.
(2)(a) A licensed practitioner shall make available to the patient or her or his agent any spectacle prescription or duplicate copy determined for that patient. Such prescription shall be considered a valid prescription to be filled for a period of 5 years.
(b) A licensed practitioner shall make available to the patient or her or his agent any daily wear soft contact lens prescription or duplicate copy determined for that patient. Such prescription shall be considered a valid prescription to be filled for a period of 2 years.
History.ss. 1, 6, ch. 79-194; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 12, 20, 21, ch. 86-289; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 236, ch. 97-103.