Monday, October 14, 2013
MD Sues Texas Optometry Board
"A Lubbock ophthalmologist has sued the Texas Optometry Board seeking to overturn a rule that prohibits optometrists from opening practices in national eyewear chain businesses," says LubbockOnline.com. "Peter M. Ho filed suits last week in Lubbock County District Court and U.S. District Court challenging the state regulatory panel’s authority to regulate the practice, calling the rule protectionist and anti-consumer. According to the suits, the board has threatened to take disciplinary action against Brian Kern, an optometrist employed by Ho, for violating the co-location rule." Read more.