Texas Attorney General

Within the vision space there has been some question regarding the authority of Texas Optometry Board (“TOB”) over retailers of ophthalmic goods and optometrists that are in business with or employed by a physician licensed by the Texas Medical Board. On March 30, 2020, the Texas Attorney General published an opinion that may impact retailers of ophthalmic goods and optometrists that are in business with or employed by a physician licensed by the Texas Medical Board (“TMB”). Ophthalmology practices should review the opinion to determine whether changes to their business relationships with optometrists are necessary.
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