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FTC at Odds with Congress by Publishing Contact Lens Rule: Patient Safety Advocates Call for Congressional Action to Prevent Implementation of Flawed Final Rule

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today released the following statement regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) publication of the Contact Lens Rule... Read more
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Contact Lens Health Week raises awareness for proper wearing habits

August 14, 2020 Healio News - The CDC’s annual Contact Lens Health Week will work with the American Optometric Association and Health Care Alliance for Patient... Read more
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House, Senate Members Call for Immediate Congressional Action to Remedy FTC’s Troubling Final Contact Lens Rule

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded members of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate for letters... Read more
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Patient Safety Advocates Praise House Committee’s Actions to Delay Harmful and Burdensome Contact Lens Rule

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today applauded the House Committee on Appropriations for acting swiftly to delay the effective date and enforcement... Read more
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Patient safety advocates oppose updated contact lens Rx release rules

July 06, 2020 Healio News - An industry group is concerned over the Federal Trade Commission’s changes to the Contact Lens Rule that permit computer-generated... Read more
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Patient Safety Alliance Says FTC's New Contact Lens Rule Is 'Seen as Dangerous by Eye Doctors'

July 1, 2020 Vision Monday - The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) on Tuesday raised concerns about the final Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Contact... Read more
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Vision Health Safety Advocates Call FTC Ruling Dangerous; Congressmen Bobby Rush and Michael C. Burgess, M.D. vow to continue working to protect patients

Vision Health Safety Advocates Call FTC Ruling Dangerous; Congressmen Bobby Rush and Michael C. Burgess, M.D. vow to continue working to protect patients The Health... Read more
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Advocates Urge Georgia Governor to Continue Protecting Patients’ Vision Health Amid Pandemic

Advocates Urge Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to Continue Protecting Patients’ Vision Health Amid Pandemic Call comes as some groups seek to weaken safety regulations, jeopardizing... Read more
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Letter to Georgia Governor Kemp

The Health Care Alliance for Patient Safety (APS) today sent a letter to Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp urging him to protect his constituents’ vision safety... Read more