646. Performing specialties.

646.     Performing specialties.

A registered dispensing optician may register the particulars of a contact lens specialty and, once so registered, assess whether a contact lens meets the needs of an individual and provide the individual with one or more contact lenses for use during a trial period1. A registered optometrist may register the particulars of: (1) an additional supply specialty which will allow him to sell and supply certain prescription only medicines and sign orders for the sale and supply of certain prescription only medicines2; (2) a supplementary prescribing specialty which will allow him to