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10.28.09.00.htm 10.28.09.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 28 BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN OPTOMETRY Chapter 09 Advertising Authority: Health Occupations Article, §11-313, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.28.09.01.htm 10.28.09.01. 01 Scope.. These regulations govern advertising by optometrists in Maryland..
10.28.09.02.htm 10.28.09.02. 02 Definitions.. A. The following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Advertising" means calling to the attention of the public the services one has to offer.. 2) "Board" means the State Board of Examiners in Optometry.. 3) "Optometrist" means an individual who holds a current license to practice optometry in Maryland..
10.28.09.03.htm 10.28.09.03. 03 Advertising.. A. An optometrist may advertise the optometrist's services subject to the provisions of this regulation.B. An advertisement may not contain statements:. 1) Containing misrepresentation of facts;. 2) Likely to mislead or deceive because in context the statements make only a partial disclosure of relevant facts;3) Intended to or likely to create false or unjustified expectations of favorable results;. 4) Relating to fees without reasonable disclosure
10.28.09.04.htm 10.28.09.04. 04 Solicitation.. A. An optometrist may not engage in solicitation, including but not limited to in-person, telephone, facsimile, internet, or direct mail solicitation which:1) Amounts to fraud, undue influence, intimidation, or overreaching;. 2) Contains statements which would be improper under Regulation .03B.. B. An optometrist shall also be accountable under this regulation if the optometrist uses an agent, partnership, professional association, or health m
10.28.09.05.htm 10.28.09.05. 05 Penalties for Violation.. A violation of these regulations pertaining to the use of advertising shall constitute unprofessional conduct and may result in disciplinary action against the optometrist under Health Occupations Article, §11-205 and 11-313, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.28.09.9999.htm 10.28.09.9999. Administrative History Effective date: September 7, 1987 (14:18 Md. R. 1966). Regulation .04A amended effective March 4, 2002 (29:4 Md. R. 417).
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