16 CFR Part 456 ; Agency Information Collection Activities: Review; Comment Request Ophthalmic Practice Rule (Eyeglass Rule): FTC Project No. R511996
There is no inherent reason that eyeglasses purchased online are different than eyeglasses purchased in store. Both can be made to prescription and fitted in person. Allowing online retailers to store this small bit of information would allow better service. This information is also not particularly sensitive.