16 CFR Part 456 ; Agency Information Collection Activities: Review; Comment Request Ophthalmic Practice Rule (Eyeglass Rule): FTC Project No. R511996 #00062

Submission Number:
00062
Commenter:
Martin Diamond
State:
Illinois
Initiative Name:
16 CFR Part 456 ; Agency Information Collection Activities: Review; Comment Request Ophthalmic Practice Rule (Eyeglass Rule): FTC Project No. R511996
I'd like to comment on Eyeglass Rule, 16 CFR Part 456, Project No. R511996. I recently tried to order glasses online and it was very frustrating. The doctor I saw didn't provide that on my original prescription, so I had to go through a strange and confusing (and possibly inaccurate process) to send it over. The process took longer and was more annoying to me than it should have been. It seems strange to me that when I order my contacts, all measurements come with my prescription, but not for my eyeglasses. It really just feels like they hold that information back so that they can sell me glasses themselves. And that, to me, feels like it is constraining my choice as a consumer.