Section 22-1-17

Sale of over-the-counter spectacles.

(a) For the purposes of this section, over-the-counter spectacles means nonprescription, ready-to-wear magnifying spectacles or glasses that contain spherical convex lenses, uniform in each meridian, which are encased in eyeglass frames and intended to ameliorate the symptoms of presbyopia. The lenses in over-the-counter spectacles may not have a minus power (-) and may not exceed plus three and one-half diopters (+3.50).

(b) The sale of over-the-counter spectacles which do not conform to the definition in subsection (a) is unlawful.

(c) A violation of this section may be enforced by the Board of Optometry, a district attorney, or the Attorney General.

(Act 2017-319, §1.)