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Rep. Roe Letter to the FTC

Rep. David P. Roe, M.D. sent a letter to the FTC, asking it to reconsider proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule that would impose burdens on doctors of optometry while not stopping illegal sales of contact lenses by online retailers. Read the letter here.

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Sen. Heinrich Letter to the FTC

Senator Martin Heinrich wrote a letter to the FTC voicing his concerns that the proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule would unfairly burden small optometry practices. Read the full text of the letter below or by clicking here

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California Democrats Send Letter to FTC

California Democrats in the House of Representatives sent a letter to the Commissioner of the FTC, urging the commission to reconsider proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule that would unfairly burden doctors of optometry without protecting patient safety. Read the full letter here

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Rep. Denham Letter to the FTC

Rep. Jeff Denham led 7 members of Congress in a letter to the FTC. The Congressmen emphasize the unfair burdens to doctors of optometry and lack of enforcement of patient safety concerns in the proposed changes in the Contact Lens Rule. Read the full text of the letter here. 

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Sen. Heitkamp Letter to the FTC

Senator Heidi Heitkamp sent a letter to the FTC raising concerns about online contact lens distributors not requiring customers to have a valid prescription. Senator Heitkamp outlines several of the dangers of this activity. The full text of the letter is below, and can be viewed here as well.

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John Hoeven Congressional Letter to the FTC

Senator John Hoeven wrote a letter to the FTC voicing his concerns that the proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule would unfairly burden small optometry practices in his home state and urging the commission to reconsider the rule. The full text of the letter is below, and can be viewed here as well.

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David Perdue Congressional Letter to the FTC

Senator David Perdue wrote a letter to the FTC urging that they reconsider their proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule that would unnecessarily hinder small optometry practices across the country. The full text of the letter is below, and can be viewed here as well.  

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National Consumers League Recommends Rule Change

The Executive Director of the National Consumers League wrote a letter to the FTC, recommending that the agency requires all contact lens prescribers to post a sign in their offices noting that patients have a right to a copy of their contact lens prescription immediately after their fitting. The full text of the letter can be viewed here.

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Rand Paul Congressional Letter to the FTC

Senator Rand Paul wrote a letter to the FTC voicing his concerns with the proposed changes to the Contact Lens Rule and the unfair burden that would be placed on small optometry practices. The full text of the letter is below, and the letter can be viewed here. 

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Raising Questions with the FTC

Former FTC Commissioner Andrew J. Strenio sent a letter to the current FTC administration questioning inconsistencies in methodology regarding an "investigation" of California signage requirement compliance.  The full text of the letter is below, and the full letter can be viewed here. 

 

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