California Medical Board Responds to TOS

The Medical Board of California responds to the TOS letter regarding Opternative:

MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA
Central Complaint Unit
EDMUND G. BROWN JR., Governor

November 26, 2014

The Optometric Society
P.O. Box 8288
La Jolla, CA 92038
Re: Opternative

Dear Board of Directors:

The Medical Board of California (Board) is in receipt of your recent correspondence regarding Opternative. In this letter you expressed your concerns about the possibility patients may not be receiving treatment within the accepted standard of care if ophthalmologists use this technology.

The Board welcomes any information you may have which indicates one of our licensees may be providing treatment to a patient which is not

within the standard of care.  For instructions on filing a complaint with the Board, please visit the Complaint Information page on our website, http://www.mbc.ca.gov/Consumers/Complaints/. On this page you can choose to either file an online complaint using the Department of Consumer Affairs Breeze Online Services, or fill out a Consumer Complaint form and submit it to our office at the address shown below, or via facsimile at (916) 263-2435. If you have any additional questions about the complaint process, please feel free to call our Consumer Information Unit at (800) 633-2322.

Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention.

Sincerely,

Paulette Romero
Staff Services Manager II
Medical Board of California
Enforcement Program