16 CFR Part 315; Agency Information Collection Activities: Review; Comment Request; Contact Lens Rule: FTC Project No. R511995 #00121

Submission Number:
00121
Commenter:
Annette Astuto, O.D.
State:
Nebraska
Initiative Name:
16 CFR Part 315; Agency Information Collection Activities: Review; Comment Request; Contact Lens Rule: FTC Project No. R511995
I have had many patients who do business through 1-800-CONTACTS tell me that they have been getting their yearly supply of contacts not for just one year, but for as many as three consecutive years in a row, WITHOUT an updated contact lens rx, as I have the yearly contact lens evaluation information and lack of updated evaluation to prove this. I have numerous faxes from different companies that sell contacts to the public that were sent in an evening time frame for verification of contact lens information for my patients, and requested that it be sent back within 8 hours to negate the information or invalidate the information. These companies approve these prescriptions if this verification is not invalidated in that 8 hour period, in which our office is clearly closed.