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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 14TEXAS OPTOMETRY BOARD
CHAPTER 280THERAPEUTIC OPTOMETRY
RULE §280.3Certified Therapeutic Optometrist Examination

(a) The certified therapeutic optometrist examination shall be the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease Examination (TMOD) administered by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry under contract with the International Association of Boards of Examiners in Optometry. Inasmuch as the inception date of the TMOD was April of 1985, a passing score from any TMOD test administered subsequent to that date will be accepted.

(b) Application and appropriate fees required for that examination shall be made directly by the applicant with the testing entity.

(c) Applicant is responsible for having the certified test results forwarded to the Texas Optometry Board upon successful completion. A pass/fail grade will be sufficient.

(d) Any applicant who has failed the TMOD may submit to a reexamination under the guidelines of the testing entity. The filing of a new application and payment of a new application fee will be required to be filed with the Texas Optometry Board.


Source Note: The provisions of this §280.3 adopted to be effective September 2, 1991, 16 TexReg 4454.

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