16 CFR Part 315; Agency Information Collection Activities: Review; Comment Request; Contact Lens Rule: FTC Project No. R511995
Contact lenses are a prosthetic device that sit directly on ones cornea. Without proper fitting and evaluation annually, the patient is at risk for corneal damage that can lead to blindness. There is more to how a contact lens fits than just the base curve. Material and molding process also come into effect. Extending the contact lens prescription to 5 years is a potential hazard to those patients that wear contact lenses. This is an eye health issue!