Tag Archives: Prescription

Why Do Contact Lenses Expire?

Replacemycontacts/ July 14, 2011/ Eye Health/

Why do you throw milk out when it expires? It can make you sick. You should treat your soft contact lenses the same way. After they’re manufactured, lenses are sterilized and sealed before being put on the market. If too much time passes they risk becoming contaminated, even if left in the package. This could cause serious eye problems. The

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The Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act: What’s It Mean to You?

Replacemycontacts/ May 6, 2011/ Choosing the Best Contact/

In 2004 Congress passed the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act, which guarantees consumers the right to buy their contact lenses from any source—not just their eyewear prescribers. This means you can shop around for the best deal. When doing so, it’s important to understand your rights under the law. Your prescription belongs to you. You have a right to

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