16 CFR Part 315; Agency Information Collection Activities: Review; Comment Request; Contact Lens Rule: FTC Project No. R511995
Time and time again online retailers fail to verify a valid CL Rx for a patient. Old prescriptions are used or doctor information is falsified in order for CL's to be purchased. This results in the health of the patient being put in jeopardy. Without regular examination by a eye care professional, many complications can and do arise due to contact lens wear. Various ocular pathologies are also missed and under treated due to avoidance of routine eye exams.