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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Optometry
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry [18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Action Changes to continuing education
Comment Period Ends 12/30/2015
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12/8/15  2:36 pm
Commenter: Gary Best OD

Do not support regulation

I just ordered a bottle of 10 %phenylephrine that a year ago cost 22 dollars a bottle and today 115$. I am in private practice and the financial pressure from accelerating goverment regulations, cost of goods, and stagnant insurance reimbursement is making this form of Optometry unprofatable. I have been grateful that I could save considerable money by doing my continueing ed on line. I do not have the money to take time away from the practice let alone the cost of registration, hotel, and travel expenses. I vote no 

Gary Best OD


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