Paediatric dispensing

Pediatric dispensing

General

C 7.1.1 Statutory regulation does not permit the dispensing of spectacle prescriptions by unqualified persons to children under 16 (Opticians Act 1989, s.27). Sales of spectacles to children can only be made by or under the supervision of a registered practitioner.

Pathway for Dispensing Children

C7.2.1 Download the ABDO Reference Guide