Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 72. Optometrists
Section 300. Definitions.
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AS 08.72.300. Definitions.

In this chapter,

(1) "board" means the Board of Examiners in Optometry;

(2) "department" means the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development;

(3) "optometry" means the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions of the human eyes and visual system, other than by use of laser, x-rays, surgery, or pharmaceutical agents, other than those permitted under AS 08.72.272 ; "optometry" includes the employment of methods that a person licensed under this chapter is educationally qualified to use, as established by the board;

(4) "practicing optometry" means the performance of, or offer to perform, optometry for compensation;

(5) "recognized school or college of optometry" means a school or college approved by the American Optometric Association or a committee of the American Optometric Association.

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