An Open Letter to Congress: Protect Contact Lens Users and the Free Market
Reject the Contact Lens Consumer Health Protection Act of 2016 Dear Member of Congress: We the undersigned organizations, representing millions of...November 15, 2016
R Street encouraged by FTC proposal to improve portability under Contact Lens Rule
(Ben Carnes) – The R Street Institute is encouraged by the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed updates to the Contact Lens Rule....November 10, 2016
Horror: Pirate Contact Lenses!
(Andrew F. Quinlan) – This Halloween, scores of consumers have purchased nearly 100,000 pairs of “counterfeit, illegal, and unapproved” colored contacts...November 3, 2016
The Shady Optics Behind Politicizing The Contact Lens
(Jamie Wells) – I was blind, but now I see. I read an article by an economics student where the author...October 17, 2016
Congress wants to “Protect” Contact Lenses from Free Market Competition
(Beth Johnson) – Once upon a time, contacts lens manufacturer Johnson & Johnson was on top of the world. To some extent,...September 29, 2016
Why Does Senator Cassidy Hate Affordable Contacts?
(Jack Inglewood ) – 2003 was a year of revolutionary change in the contact lens industry. Since the Republican-controlled Congress enacted the...July 25, 2016
Contact Lens Prescription Bill Would Increase Optometrists’ Market Power
(Michael McGrady) – Contact lens providers could be fined up to $40,000 per violation for filling prescriptions without first verifying them...July 18, 2016
You Don’t Need Glasses to See Why New Contact Lens Bill Stinks
(Chuck Muth) – Everyone who’s ever found themselves in a “captive audience” situation at an airport, movie theater or sporting event knows...April 28, 2016