Nebraska Revised Statute 38-2607

Chapter 38 Section 2607


Practice of optometry; activities not included.

The practice of optometry shall not be construed to:

(1) Include merchants or dealers who sell glasses as merchandise in an established place of business or who sell contact lenses from a prescription for contact lenses written by an optometrist or a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery and who do not profess to be optometrists or practice optometry;

(2) Restrict, expand, or otherwise alter the scope of practice governed by other statutes; or

(3) Include the performance by an optometric assistant, under the supervision of a licensed optometrist, of duties prescribed in accordance with rules and regulations adopted and promulgated by the department, with the recommendation of the board.