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Press Release

For Immediate Release:
December 12, 2016

Office of The Attorney General
Christopher S. Porrino, Attorney General

Division of Consumer Affairs
Steve C. Lee, Director

Division of Law
Michelle Miller, Acting Director

For Further Information and Media Inquiries:
Lisa Coryell (973) 504-6327
John Schoonejungen (973) 504-6327

Proposed Regulation – Board of Examiners of Ophthalmic Dispensers and Ophthalmic Technicians

NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has proposed amendments to scope of practice regulations for licensed ophthalmic dispensers.   

The proposal recognizes that N.J.S.A. 39:3-10c permits licensed ophthalmic dispensers to perform and certify vision screening of licensed drivers.  The proposal also requires licensed ophthalmic dispensers to maintain records regarding vision screenings.

The proposed regulation, and information on how to submit a comment by February 3, 2017, can be viewed at:


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Last Modified: 12/13/2016 7:19 AM