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Senate Subcommittee Urges FTC to Modernize the Contact Lens Verification Process

Senate Subcommittee Urges FTC to Modernize the Contact Lens Verification Process Latest action from the U.S. Senate means both Chambers have called on the FTC... Read more
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CooperVision urges FTC to protect patients, competition in Contact Lens Rule

August 20, 2019 Healio News - CooperVision asked the Federal Trade Commission to consider patient safety, the eye care provider’s expertise, stronger enforcement and the... Read more
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Burgess offers bipartisan bill to protect America’s consumers of online contact lenses

August 9, 2019 The Ripon Advance - U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) recently introduced bipartisan legislation to protect the nation’s contact lens consumers from unsafe online... Read more
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APS Applauds Introduction of the Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act

Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety Applauds Introduction of the Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act Bipartisan Legislation Introduced in the House by Representatives Rush... Read more
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Outgoing AOA president prioritizes comprehensive eye exams for 2020

June 20, 2019 Healio News - Alabama practitioner Samuel D. Pierce, OD, closes out his 2019-2020 term as president of the American Optometric Association here at... Read more
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Advocacy, innovation, patient experience priorities for new J&J president

June 20, 2019 Healio News - Advocacy in eye health, product innovation and the patient experience are three areas of focus for Thomas Swinnen, the new... Read more
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House Subcommittee Urges FTC to Modernize Contact Lens Verification Process

As the FTC seeks additional public comments on the proposed Contact Lens Rule, Congressional intent to protect patient safety remains clear The Health Care Alliance... Read more
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FTC Proposed Rules Recognize Safety, but Do Not Close All Loopholes

Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety: FTC Proposed Contact Lens Rule Recognizes Health and Safety, but Opportunities Remain to Address Prescription Verification Loophole and Illegal... Read more
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APS Members Brief Congressional Offices on Concerns Regarding Robocalls & Substitution of Contact Lenses

April 18, 2019 Invision - Members of the Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) visited nearly a dozen congressional offices. During these meetings, APS advocates... Read more