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On February 4th this year, a new Federal Law called the “Fairness To Contact Lens Consumers” act went into effect. This law made it much easier for you to enjoy the savings and convenience of ordering on-line.
Your doctor is required to release your prescription once the fitting is complete (this may include the initial exam and one or more follow-up visits). Your doctor is not required to release an expired prescription and in any case we would be unable to dispense contacts from an expired prescription. Some doctors are more ready to comply with local laws than others.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|