Terms Used In Florida Statutes 484.011

  • Direct supervision: means supervision where the licensee remains on the premises while all work is being done and gives final approval to any work performed by an employee. See Florida Statutes 484.002
  • Optician: means any person licensed to practice opticianry pursuant to this part. See Florida Statutes 484.002
  • Opticianry: means the preparation and dispensing of lenses, spectacles, eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other optical devices to the intended user or agent thereof, upon the written prescription of a licensed allopathic or osteopathic physician or optometrist who is duly licensed to practice or upon presentation of a duplicate prescription. See Florida Statutes 484.002
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
No person other than a licensed optician may engage in the practice of opticianry, except that a licensed optician may delegate to nonlicensed supportive personnel those duties, tasks, and functions which fall within the purview of s. 484.002(3). All such delegated acts shall be performed under the direct supervision of a licensed optician, who shall be responsible for all such acts performed by persons under her or his supervision.