IBOL COMPLAINT MEMORANDUM

 

 

††††††††††† DATE:††††††††††† May 21, 2010

 

††††††††††† TO:††††††††††††††††† Idaho Board of Optometry

 

††††††††††† SUBJECT:††††† Investigative Report

 

 

Fiscal Year 2010 (to date)

††††††††††† Total Complaints received†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10

††††††††††††††††††††††† (Including 3 CE audit files.)

††††††††††† Status:

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed by Board action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3

††††††††††††††††††††††† Pending IBOL disciplinary action†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2

††††††††††††††††††††††† Remaining under investigation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3

††††††††††††††††††††††† Awaiting Board determination†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2

 

Fiscal Year 2008

††††††††††† Total Complaints received†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4

††††††††††† Status:

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed by Board action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3

††††††††††††††††††††††† Remaining under investigation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1

 

For Board Determination:

 

I-OPT-2010-4IBOL received information that R, who is not a licensed OPT, was selling plano lenses at two store locations.The investigator attempted to buy the lenses at both of Rís stores and was informed that they no longer stock and sell the contact lenses.IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure with a warning letter to R regarding any possible selling of plano lenses in the future.

 

I-OPT-2010-7 In response to a CE audit request, R had a 2-hour deficiency for the audit period.R subsequently provided documentation verifying completion of 18 hours for the audit period.IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.