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WAC 246-824-220: Retention of eyeglass and contact lens records

Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 246 > Chapter 246-824 > Section 246-824-220



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WAC 246-824-220

Retention of eyeglass and contact lens records.

Dispensing opticians shall maintain eyeglass and contact lens records for a minimum of five years. (1) Eyeglass records must at a minimum include: (a) A copy of the original prescription. (b) A copy of the refractive powers obtained when neutralizing an eyeglass lens for the purpose of duplicating the lens and the date the lens was neutralized. (2) Contact lens records must at a minimum include: (a) The written prescription; (b) Base curve (posterior radius of curvature); (c) Thickness when applicable; (d) Secondary/peripheral curve, when applicable; (e) Power of lens dispensed; (f) Lens material, brand name or manufacturer; (g) Diameter, when applicable; (h) Suggested wearing schedule and care regimen; (i) Color, when applicable. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.050(14) and 18.34.060. WSR 14-20-067, § 246-824-220, filed 9/26/14, effective 10/27/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070, 43.17.060 and 43.70.040. WSR 94-06-047, § 246-824-220, filed 3/1/94, effective 4/1/94.]