LSBOE Rules & Regulations


The complete set of updated rules & regulations promulgated by the Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners is maintained by the Louisiana Division of Administration in Title 46, Part L1, and may be downloaded here.  

The summary below is presented as a reference and is current only as of May 23, 2020.

Title 46 
PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATION STANDARDS
Part L1. Optometrists

To view a downloaded set of LSBOE Rules & Regulations as of May 23, 2020, click here (Note: for the most current set of official rules & regulations, please use the link above at the Louisiana Division of Administration's website). 

A summarized Table of Contents highlighting major areas is listed below:

Chapter 1

GENERAL PROVISIONS

101 - Preamble
103 - Rulemaking Procedure
105 - Legislative History
107 - Organization of the Board
109 - Employment Restrictions
111 - Prohibition of Fee-splitting
113 - Referrals
115 - Patient Records
117 - Hearings and Investigations


Chapter 3

LICENSE
301 -  Continuing Education - License Renewal


Chapter 5

PRACTICING OPTOMETRY
501 - Minimum Standards for an Optometric Examination
503 - License to Practice Optometry


Chapter 6

DISPENSATION OF MEDICATION
601 - Scope Chapter
603 - Definitions
605 - Prohibitions
607 - Use of Controlled Substances; Limitations
609 - Action against Optometry Licenses

Chapter 7

EXAMINATIONS
701 - Written Examination

Chapter 8

FEES AND EXPENSES
801 - Fees
803 - Expenses