Taken from the Professional Regulation Commission
Board of Optometry
Republic Act No. 8050
An Act Regulating the Practice of Optometry, Upgrading Optometric Education, Integrating Optometrists, and for Other Purposes
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Title. - This Act shall be known and cited as the -Revised Optometry Law of 1995.
Declaration of State Policy. - The State recognizes the essential role of optometry as a profession in safeguarding and enhancing the health and general physical well-being of the citizenry. Optometric services shall therefor be promoted as a regular component of the primary health care system.
Section 3. Definition of Terms-As used in this Act, the following terms shall be defined as follows: