Tuesday, September 20th

The levels of licensure are as follows: no initial after the license number means the optometrist has no prescriptive authority. –D after the license number means the optometrist has...

  • License Levels and Expiration Date: The levels of licensure are as follows: no initial after the license number means the optometrist has no prescriptive authority.
  • D after the license number means the optometrist has DPA/TPA topical prescriptive authority.
  • OD after the license number means the optometrist will have DPA/TPA topical and some oral pharmaceutical prescriptive authority. See 14-2-7 and 30-8-9 for oral formularies (posted under Laws and Rules Governing Optometry).  Hydrocodone and hydrocodone combination products are permitted for a limited three day supply.
  • IOD after the license number means that the optometrist has injection administration authority in addition to DPA/TPA topical and some oral pharmaceuticals.  IV, IM, subcutaneous and subconjunctival injections are included.
  • IOD1 after the license number means that the optometrist has IV and IM injection administration only in addition to DPA/TPA topical and some oral pharmaceuticals.
  • All WV optometric licenses expire on June 30 each year with annual renewal.

The current expiration date is 6/30/17.