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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Drug Regulations (Amendment)
(Filed February 15, 2012)
Under the authority of section 47 of the Optometry Act, 2004 the
1. Section 3 of the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Drug Regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (3) the following:
(4) An optometrist who holds a therapeutic drug certificate may administer and prescribe the following pharmaceutical agents for the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the ocular surface and adnexa where there is no corneal ulceration:
(a) topical ocular corticosteroids; and
(b) topical ocular anti-infective corticosteroid combinations.