Optometrists Now Allowed to Perform Surgeries in Louisiana

Up to 30 states have considered such legislation.

Louisiana has become the third state where optometrists can perform eye surgery. After months of sometimes heated debate, Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill allowing optometrists to perform laser and lid surgery, following Oklahoma and Kentucky. Up to 30 states have mulled similar legislation in recent years.

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