Eye Exams During Boxing Exhibitions

Posted in Latest News on October 17, 2013.

The 2013 legislative session brought very important changes for the practice of optometry. On April 19, 2013, Governor Rick Scott signed HB-239 into law, which significantly increased the scope of practice of optometry. One of those changes amended Section 463.0135, Florida Statutes, expanding the scope of practice to allow a certified optometrist to perform any eye examination, including a dilated examination, as required or authorized by law for boxing exhibitions.



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