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The Contact Lens Rule and the Eyeglass Rule

This Consumer Action publication explains your rights, provides links to additional information and tells you…
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Avoiding paying too much for prescription glasses and contacts

Linda Sherry of Consumer Action is featured in this TV news segment about how the…
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As the virus spikes again, here are narrow regulatory reforms that can expand access to care

Already, the pandemic has led to countless temporary reforms. But, there are a few more…
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The Contact Lens Rule and the Eyeglass Rule

This Consumer Action publication explains your rights, provides links to additional information, and tells you…
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FTC sends 28 warning letters about following the Eyeglass Rule

The Federal Trade Commission staff has sent 28 letters to eyeglass prescribers warning them that they…
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Contact Lens Rule updates: What they mean for you

Do you wear contacts? If so, read on. You have the right to get your…
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Telehealth provides window for contact lens support during COVID-19

While recent data have shown no increased risk for COVID-19 through contact lens wear and…
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Cosmetic contact lenses without the Rx: scary!

Halloween alert! Cosmetic contacts lenses change the way your eyes look without correcting your vision.…
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FTC seeks public comment on changes to Contact Lens Rule

The Federal Trade Commission has announced it is seeking additional public comment about newly proposed…
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Why are glasses so expensive?

It’s a question I get asked frequently, most recently by a colleague who was shocked…
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Contact lens seller turns a blind eye to the law

The FTC alleges that Lawrence L. Duskin – owner of HollywoodColorContacts.com, WorldColorContacts.com, and TopModelContacts.com –…
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‘Ocular Innovation’ video added to Vision Action Center

Consumer Action unveiled a new educational video on its Vision Action Center to help glasses…
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Where can you use online eyewear prescription renewal tests?

When your prescription expires, you may be able to take an online vision exam and…
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Ocular innovation (video)

This video features Dr. Darius Moshfegui, a leading Stanford University opthalmologist and innovator, and Linda…
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Renewing your eyewear prescription online (video)

Consumers in 39 states can have their vision tested and contact lens prescriptions renewed remotely…
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Vision Care Consumer Rights Guide

Call for Action is a Consumer Action ally in the work of informing consumers about…
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Know your rights (video)

You have a right to a copy of your eyewear prescription after an eye exam…
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Ocular Telehealth Proponents Form Coalition to Advocate for Online Vision Care

Proponents of ocular telehealth have formed a coalition to advocate for access to online vision…
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Consumer Action Strongly Supports Updates To Federal Trade Commission’s Contact Lens Rule

Our 2017 poll data shows 60% of contact lens consumers are unaware of their automatic…
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Don’t Mess With Contact Lens Consumer Rights

Consumer Action and the National Taxpayers Union are groups that don’t often find themselves on…
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Consumer Action applauds proposed changes to Contact Lens Rule

Consumer Action supports the rights of consumers to choose where they want to purchase their…
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