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The Federal Trade Commission will participate in a Twitter chat hosted by the Centers for Disease Control. The chat will include tips about healthy contact lens wear and care habits. The FTC will explain consumers’ rights under the Contact Lens Rule, including the right to get your prescription from your eye doctor – whether you ask for it or not – at no extra charge.

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will participate in a CDC-sponsored Twitter chat.
WHEN: Monday August 22, 2016, at noon ET.
PARTICIPATING: Follow @CDC_eHealth and @FTC. Join the conversation at #HealthyContactsChat or submit questions in advance to

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Betsy Lordan
Office of Public Affairs