|(a) The purpose of vision screening services is to
identify persons in need of comprehensive professional vision examinations,
and to detect problems that could limit a person's educational or
(b) To be eligible to receive BEST vision screening
services, a person must be an adult resident of the state.
(c) Vision screening services may be provided through
(d) For information about the training and certification
of vision screeners, contact the BEST program specialist at DBS, 4800
North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas.
(e) Persons receiving vision screenings receive the
screening results and, if necessary, a recommendation regarding the
need for a follow-up examination by an eye care professional.
(f) When a referral is made for an eye examination
to another organization, the referring organization's rules shall
apply. A referral by the BEST program is not an endorsement of another
agency, organization or eye care professional by DBS.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §359.507 adopted to be effective December 10, 2012, 37 TexReg 9644; transferred effective February 1, 2022, as published in the January 7, 2022 issue of the Texas Register, 47 TexReg 35