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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 Association of Regulatory Boards of 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; amended to be effective May 22, 2023, 48 TexReg 2574

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