19.1.1. Notwithstanding section 16, an optometrist may also administer and prescribe medication to a patient for therapeutic purposes and provide eye care to the patient if the following conditions are met:
(1) the optometrist holds the permit referred to in the second paragraph of section 19.2;
(2) the medication or care provided is mentioned in the regulation made under the second paragraph of section 19.4;
(3) the optometrist acts in the cases and complies with the terms and conditions provided in the regulation, where such is the case.