Constitutional Law Keyed to Cohen
Williamson v. Lee Optical of Oklahoma, Inc
An optician that is someone who is qualified to grind lenses, fill prescriptions and fit frames is forbidden from fitting or duplicating lenses without a prescription from an ophthalmologist (a doctor who specializes in the care of the eyes) or optometrist (one who examines eyes for refractive error, recognizes (but does not treat) diseases of the eye and fills prescriptions for eyeglasses. The practical effect was that no optician could fit old glasses into new frames or supply a new or duplicate lenses without a prescription.
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