June 2019: A dispensing enquiry

Read through the scenario below, think about what you would do and then check our expert advice to see if we agree.

Case on a dispensing enquiry

A woman who is visiting the area near my practice has broken her spectacles. She wants to buy a new pair; however, her last sight test was just over two years ago and performed in the US. She has a photo of her prescription on her phone. Do I have to perform a sight test in order to supply her spectacles?

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