Contact Lens Dispensing Permit Program Enforcement Actions

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Disciplinary actions are taken by regulatory authorities (boards, committees, programs) in response to a violation of the law or rules.  Different kinds of actions may be taken depending on the severity of the offense, the history of previous violations, efforts made to correct the violation, the harm to the victim(s), the likelihood of a repeat violation, and other matters related to each particular case.  These actions are taken to protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Texas.

Final Disciplinary Actions - License Denial, Surrender, Revocation
These actions will be permanently posted on this website. Further information, including a copy of the final order, is available upon written request from our office.
Final Disciplinary Actions - All Other, including Probated Suspension, Reprimand, and Administrative Penalty
These actions will be posted on this website for a total of seven (7) years from the date all the terms of the Order have been met, in accordance with our records retention schedule. The regulated individual may now be currently licensed, in good standing, and practicing without any restrictions.

CONTACT LENS DISPENSING PERMIT PROGRAM

DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

Name Permit Number City Alleged Violation* Disciplinary Action Date of Action
Arizpe, Alicia CP00081 Del Rio, TX §353.101 & 353.152(5) – Writing prescriptions for contact lenses without an Optometrist license & selling contact lenses based on those prescriptions. Revocation 03/22/05
Choi, Chang Hak Applicant for Contact Lens Dispensing Permit San Antonio, TX 25 TAC 128.5 Related to selling, delivering, or dispensing contact lenses in a flea market.

Denial of Initial

01/11/07
Daily Beauty Supply, Yong Pak, Owner Contact Lens Dispenser San Antonio, TX 25 TAC §140.254, 140.255 and 140.256-Related to failure to verify contact lens prescriptions from a physician before dispensing contact lenses; failure to prominently display her contact lens dispensing permit within the establishment and allowing employees to dispense contact lenses under her contact lens dispensing permit without a prescription. Voluntary Surrender 5/23/2011
De La Garza, Rodolfo CP10027 Eagle Pass, Tx TOC 353.051, 353.052, and 353.101- Related to failure to obtain a department approved permit to dispense contact lenses. Revocation 10/27/2008
Denton, Rosie CP00649 Garland, TX §353.101 & 25 TAC §128.5(h) Selling contact lenses without a prescription & failure to maintain records. Revocation 03/2/05
Meneses, Jose R. CP10067 Contact Lens Dispenser Gonzales, TX TOC §353.051, 353.052, 353.101 and 25 TAC §140.254-Related to failure to obtain a department-approved permit; dispensing and selling contact lenses without a department-approved permit, and an authorized prescription from a physician, and failure to require prescriptions to dispense contact lenses. Voluntary Surrender 2/13/11
OK Fashions c/o Bom Kim N/A Houston, TX

TOC 353.051 Relating to required permit to dispense contact lenses.
TOC 353.101
Relating to required permit to fill contact lens prescriptions.

Administrative
Penalty
$1,000

03/29/06
Pearle Vision, Inc. CP00551 Contact Lens Dispenser Lewisville, TX

TOC 353.102 & 353.103 Related to inaccurate filling and unauthorized modification of prescription.

Administrative Penalty $750

05/02/07
Sohail Shroff dba RK Business Inc. Applicant for Contact Lens Dispensing Permit Lewisville , TX

TOC 353.051
Failure to meet requirements for permit issuance.

Initial License Denied 08/15/07
Trevino, Mike Herrera dba Mikey’s Paradise Color Lenses
CP00674 Poteet, TX TOC §353.001; 353.051; 353.052; 353.101 Prohibited Selling and/or Dispensing Contact Lenses. Revocation & Final Default Judgment & Permanent Injunction & Civil Penalties 8-15-08
1-800-CONTACTS, Inc. CP00243 Orem UT   Settlement Agreement with Stipulations 02/29/2000
1-800-CONTACTS, Inc. CP00243 Orem UT   Settlement Agreement with Stipulations 11/20/2002
Victoria Flea Market, James Pak (Owner) Applicant for Contact Lens Dispensing Permit Victoria, Tx TOC 353.051 & 353.101 Related to selling & dispensing contacts without a prescription and selling & dispensing contacts without a permit.

Initial Denied

01/12/07

*will be posted for disciplinary actions taken on or after 9/1/03

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For more information about the disciplinary actions listed on this website, please call our office using our toll-free complaint line at 1-800-942-5540 and ask to speak with Yvonne Feinleib.

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Last updated August 17, 2012
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