Meeting Agenda

State Board for Optometry

NYS Education Department
Office of the Professions
1411 Broadway
10th Floor - Conference Room MMM
New York, NY

Friday, September 16, 2011 ยท 9:30 a.m.



  1. Welcome & Introduction
  2. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
  3. Chairperson's Report
  4. Executive Secretary's Report
  5. Board Certification/Workforce Presentation -- Dr. David A. Heath, President, SUNY College of Optometry
  6. Office Assistants
    • Discuss the use of office assistants to give instructions to patients (specifically contact lenses)
  7. Legislation Update
    • Discuss legislation which now authorizes OD's to prescribe occupational therapy
  8. Old Business
    • Phase III
  9. New Business
    • School Vision Guidelines -- hyperopia
  10. Adjournment
Last Updated: September 14, 2011