It’s been over a decade since the Federal Trade Commission mandated the Contact Lens Rule. Its intent is to allow patients the right to purchase contact lenses from the seller of their choice, whether a health care provider or other source, including online. The intentions are worthy. However, most of us would agree that it just doesn’t work in its current ...
We must stand together to protect healthy vision and responsible enterprise.
These commonalities indicate you are ready to venture out on your own—and that you will be successful when you do.
This requires work, but is much more valuable to the growth and sustainability of your practice than just about anything else.
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The next step in a legislative confrontation may mean better protection for lens wearers.
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A business plan for your practice, that is.