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AOA issues warning against illegally sold contact lenses

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The FINANCIAL — Insecure, illicit, infectious—three I’s no one wants near their eyes, which is why the AOA is issuing a Halloween warning against illegally sold contact lenses and urging doctors to report such retailers. As Americans still grapple with an ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency that has prompted calls to cancel large social gatherings and even the time-honored tradition of trick or treating, there hasn’t been a Halloween in recent memory where the emphasis on safety has been so eminent. But even as the idea of Zoom parties and masked costumes become the cautious craze to lower exposure risk, the dangers of…

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AOA issues warning against illegally sold contact lenses

6 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Insecure, illicit, infectious—three I’s no one wants near their eyes, which is why the AOA is issuing a Halloween warning against illegally sold contact lenses and urging doctors to report such retailers. As Americans still grapple with an ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency that has prompted calls to cancel large social gatherings and…

Contact Lens Rule changes come into force on 16th of October

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The FINANCIAL — AOA and optometry’s advocates continue to fight the FTC’s rule changes—act now to support these efforts and have your practice ready for implementation on day one. As optometry’s advocates work into the 11th hour to counter the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) misguided Contact Lens Rule changes, the AOA offers step-by-step guidance for…