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Senate Bill Calls Attention to Vision Health

(ARLINGTON, Va.) – The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (Alliance) today applauded the United States Senate, which last Thursday passed a bill that instructed... Read more
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CDC Launches Eye Care Database

In an effort to improve eye health awareness, the CDC launched a new vision and eye health surveillance system and database. The new system gives... Read more
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Contact Lens Health Week is August 20-24

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in close collaboration with their partners, has organized Contact Lens Health Week as a strategy to increase public awareness and... Read more
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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... Read more
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AOA works toward accrediting body for optometry

July 16, 2018 Healio News – Outgoing American Optometric Association President Chris Quinn, OD, in his final presidential address to the House of Delegates during... Read more
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J&J leadership pursues technological advances, continued advocacy

July 16, 2018 Healio News – “We are interested in becoming the world leader in eye health,” Johnson & Johnson Vision’s head of contact lens... Read more
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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... Read more
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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... Read more
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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... Read more