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Optometrist cannot dodge branch office license requirements by affiliating with ophthalmologist, court finds

Optometrists in California who want to open a second office are not exempt from the state's branch office requirements, even if the new business location would combine the services of licensed optometrists and ophthalmologists, a state appeals court ruled in October.

Optometrists in California who want to open a second office are not exempt from the state's branch office requirements, even if the new business location would combine the services of licensed optometrists and ophthalmologists, a state appeals court ruled in October.

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