Dr. Brad Lane Offers Eye Health Insight

In December of 2016, during the final days of the Obama administration, the Federal Trade Commission proposed a new regulation that would force eye doctors with small practices, like ones across West Virginia, to require all contact lens-wearing patients to sign an “acknowledgment form.”

Burdensome, job-killing regulations from Washington, D.C., aren’t new to West Virginians.

For years, we’ve heard how policies conceived and implemented in Washington, D.C., have impacted our neighbors and our livelihood across our state. Recently, one of these unfounded and unnecessary regulations went a step further — it put the safety of patients seeking quality vision care at risk.

In December of 2016, during the final days of the Obama administration, the Federal Trade Commission proposed a new regulation that would force eye doctors with small practices, like ones across West Virginia, to require all contact lens-wearing patients to sign an “acknowledgment form.”

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