Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

Practice Guidelines

Medications: Only Optometric Glaucoma Specialists may prescribe and administer oral medications. Only those oral medications listed in Rule 280.10 (d)(1) may be prescribed and administered. Please note that each medication has a time period that may not be exceeded.

Rules: Rules defining the responsibilities and authority of Optometric Glaucoma Specialists, including specific drug prescribing and administration authority, and required procedures for the treatment of glaucoma may be found at these links:

Optometry Act: The statutes in the Optometry Act defining the practice of Optometric Glaucoma Specialist may be found at this link. See Sections 351.358 and 351.3581 of the Texas Optometry Act.


Application for Optometric Glaucoma Specialist License

Use this link.